Helen of Greece and Denmark

1896 - 1982

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Helen of Greece and Denmark (Greek: Ελένη, Eleni; Romanian: Elena; 2 May 1896 – 28 November 1982) was the queen mother of Romania during the reign of her son King Michael I (1940–1947). She was noted for her humanitarian efforts to save Romanian Jews during World War II, which led to her being awarded by the State of Israel with the honorific of Righteous Among the Nations in 1993. Daughter of King Constantine I of Greece and his wife, Princess Sophia of Prussia, Helen spent her childhood in Greece, the United Kingdom and Germany. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Helen of Greece and Denmark has received more than 763,426 page views. Her biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 32 in 2019). Helen of Greece and Denmark is the 186th most popular companion (down from 158th in 2019), the 181st most popular biography from Greece (down from 170th in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Greek Companion.

Helen of Greece and Denmark is most famous for being the wife of King George II of Great Britain.

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    Languages Editions (L)

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    Effective Languages (L*)

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Over the past year Helen of Greece and Denmark has had the most page views in the with 121,026 views, followed by Romanian (24,859), and Spanish (15,729). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Latin (92.31%), Macedonian (43.12%), and Belarusian (41.75%)


Among companions, Helen of Greece and Denmark ranks 186 out of 784Before her are Shahnaz Pahlavi, Eleanor of Provence, Hoelun, Blanche of Burgundy, Empress Kōjun, and Elizabeth Stuart, Queen of Bohemia. After her are Elizabeth of Austria, Maud of Wales, Joan the Lame, Hümaşah Sultan, Anne of Denmark, and Maria Anna of Austria.

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Among people born in 1896, Helen of Greece and Denmark ranks 36Before her are Anna Anderson, Erich Koch, Célestin Freinet, Howard Hawks, John Dos Passos, and A. J. Cronin. After her are Sandro Pertini, Anastasio Somoza García, Lewis Strauss, David Alfaro Siqueiros, Rolf Maximilian Sievert, and Nobusuke Kishi. Among people deceased in 1982, Helen of Greece and Denmark ranks 40Before her are Curd Jürgens, Ivan Bagramyan, Hans Selye, Władysław Gomułka, Cevdet Sunay, and Bachir Gemayel. After her are Hermann Balck, Walther Wenck, Lee Strasberg, Varlam Shalamov, Meša Selimović, and Walter Hallstein.

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In Greece

Among people born in Greece, Helen of Greece and Denmark ranks 181 out of 1,024Before her are Longus (110), Brasidas (-500), Cleomenes I (-600), Konstantinos Karamanlis (1907), Princess Cecilie of Greece and Denmark (1911), and Athenagoras I of Constantinople (1886). After her are Admetus (null), Aelia Eudocia (401), Theophano (941), Demetrius Vikelas (1835), Thrasybulus (-440), and Karolos Papoulias (1929).

Among COMPANIONS In Greece

Among companions born in Greece, Helen of Greece and Denmark ranks 3Before her are Nurbanu Sultan (1525), and Gorgo, Queen of Sparta (-506). After her are Alexandra of Yugoslavia (1921), Princess Irene, Duchess of Aosta (1904), Aspasia Manos (1896), and Eusebia (400).