NOBLEMAN

Princess Sophie of Greece and Denmark

1914 - 2001

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Princess Sophie of Greece and Denmark (Greek: Σοφία, romanized: Sofía; 26 June 1914 – 24 November 2001) was by birth a Greek and Danish princess, as well as Princess of Hesse-Kassel and Princess of Hanover through her successive marriages to Prince Christoph of Hesse and Prince George William of Hanover. An elder sister of Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh (husband of Queen Elizabeth II), she was, for a time, linked to the Nazi regime. The fourth of five children of Prince Andrew of Greece and Denmark and Princess Alice of Battenberg, Sophie spent a happy childhood. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Princess Sophie of Greece and Denmark has received more than 2,783,390 page views. Her biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). Princess Sophie of Greece and Denmark is the 184th most popular nobleman (up from 236th in 2019), the 196th most popular biography from Greece (up from 241st in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Greek Nobleman.

Princess Sophie of Greece and Denmark is most famous for being the grandmother of King Constantine II of Greece.

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Among NOBLEMEN

Among noblemen, Princess Sophie of Greece and Denmark ranks 184 out of 1,415Before her are Prince Leopold of Bavaria, Elizabeth of Austria, Userkare, Jobst of Moravia, Jean, Grand Duke of Luxembourg, and Frederick, Prince of Wales. After her are Ingegerd Olofsdotter of Sweden, Prince Albert Victor, Duke of Clarence and Avondale, Germaine of Foix, Nicholas Alexandrovich, Tsesarevich of Russia, Prince Philippe, Count of Flanders, and Catherine of Sweden, Countess Palatine of Kleeburg.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1914, Princess Sophie of Greece and Denmark ranks 30Before her are Richard Laurence Millington Synge, Karl Carstens, Joe DiMaggio, Raymond Davis Jr., Muhammad Nasiruddin al-Albani, and Jonas Salk. After her are Philippe Ariès, Desmond Llewelyn, Etty Hillesum, Gino Bartali, William Vickrey, and Gino Colaussi. Among people deceased in 2001, Princess Sophie of Greece and Denmark ranks 32Before her are Robert Ludlum, Dương Văn Minh, William Hanna, Zhang Xueliang, John Lee Hooker, and Nguyễn Văn Thiệu. After her are Morris, W. G. Sebald, Timothy McVeigh, Charles Trenet, Juan Antonio Villacañas, and Giovanni Leone.

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In Greece

Among people born in Greece, Princess Sophie of Greece and Denmark ranks 196 out of 1,024Before her are Nearchus (-356), Theopompus (-400), Aenesidemus (-80), Hipparchia of Maroneia (-350), Odysseas Elytis (1911), and Erasistratus (-303). After her are Exekias (-501), Berenice I of Egypt (-340), Telamon (null), Bacchylides (-490), Calchas (null), and Caranus of Macedon (-900).

Among NOBLEMEN In Greece

Among noblemen born in Greece, Princess Sophie of Greece and Denmark ranks 3Before her are Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh (1921), and Queen Sofía of Spain (1938). After her are Memnon of Rhodes (-380), Arsinoe I (-305), Leotychidas (-540), and Princess Marina of Greece and Denmark (1906).