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Prince George of Greece and Denmark

1869 - 1957

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Prince George of Greece and Denmark (Greek: Γεώργιος; 24 June 1869 – 25 November 1957) was the second son and child of George I of Greece and Olga Konstantinovna of Russia, and is remembered chiefly for having once saved the life of his cousin the future Emperor of Russia, Nicholas II in 1891 during their visit to Japan together. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Prince George of Greece and Denmark has received more than 614,329 page views. His biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 28 in 2019). Prince George of Greece and Denmark is the 2,988th most popular politician (up from 3,088th in 2019), the 203rd most popular biography from Greece (up from 211th in 2019) and the 73rd most popular Greek Politician.

Prince George of Greece and Denmark was born in Copenhagen, Denmark, on 27 April 1869. He was the second son of King George I of Greece and his wife, Grand Duchess Olga Constantinovna of Russia. His maternal grandparents were Emperor Alexander II of Russia and Princess Marie of Hesse and by Rhine. He was a nephew of Tsar Alexander III of Russia and King George I of the Hellenes, and thus a first cousin of Tsar Nicholas II of Russia.

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Prince George of Greece and Denmark ranks 2,988 out of 19,576Before him are Emperor Sujin, King Huiwen of Qin, Bülent Ecevit, Kenneth MacAlpin, Ernest Augustus, Elector of Brunswick-Lüneburg, and Latife Uşşaki. After him are Vratislaus II of Bohemia, Sargon I, Kaykhusraw I, Oleg Penkovsky, Ahhotep I, and Emperor Go-Yōzei.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1869, Prince George of Greece and Denmark ranks 26Before him are Rudolf Otto, Karl Seitz, Felix Salten, Gustav Vigeland, Maud of Wales, and Kasturba Gandhi. After him are Emilio Aguinaldo, Prince Emanuele Filiberto, Duke of Aosta, Albert Roussel, Francisco Largo Caballero, Martin Andersen Nexø, and Óscar Carmona. Among people deceased in 1957, Prince George of Greece and Denmark ranks 34Before him are František Kupka, Laura Ingalls Wilder, Heinrich Hoffmann, José Leandro Andrade, Erich von Stroheim, and Alfonso de Portago. After him are Erich Wolfgang Korngold, V. Gordon Childe, Beniamino Gigli, Max Ophüls, Maurice Garin, and Antonín Zápotocký.

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In Greece

Among people born in Greece, Prince George of Greece and Denmark ranks 203 out of 1,024Before him are Exekias (-501), Berenice I of Egypt (-340), Telamon (null), Bacchylides (-490), Calchas (null), and Caranus of Macedon (-900). After him are Gotse Delchev (1872), Philostratus (170), Cleomenes III (-260), Stilpo (-359), Thessalonike of Macedon (-352), and Andreas Papandreou (1919).

Among POLITICIANS In Greece

Among politicians born in Greece, Prince George of Greece and Denmark ranks 73Before him are Karolos Papoulias (1929), Herodes Atticus (101), Berenice I of Egypt (-340), Telamon (null), Calchas (null), and Caranus of Macedon (-900). After him are Gotse Delchev (1872), Cleomenes III (-260), Thessalonike of Macedon (-352), Andreas Papandreou (1919), Prokopis Pavlopoulos (1950), and Antiochus V Eupator (-173).