Christian Vilhelm Ferdinand Adolf Georg von Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg, King of the Hellenes, was born 24 December 1845 in Copenhagen, Denmark to Christian IX of Denmark (1818-1906) and Louise von Hessen-Kassel (1817-1898) and died 18 March 1913 in Thessaloniki, Greece of unspecified causes. He married Olga Constantinovna of Russia (1851-1926) 27 October 1867 in Saint Petersburg, Russia. Notable ancestors include Charlemagne (747-814), Alfred the Great (849-899), Henry II of England (1133-1189), William I of England (1027-1087), Hugh Capet (c940-996), Gustav I of Sweden (1496-1560), Robert I of Scotland (1274-1329), Willem van Oranje (1533-1584), Rurik (c832-879). Ancestors are from Germany, Poland, Denmark, the United Kingdom, France, Sweden, Scotland, England, Belgium, Spain, Geneva, the Netherlands, Russia, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Austria, Switzerland, Lithuania, Belarus, Ukraine, Latvia, Italy, Bohemia, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Israel, Ireland, Turkey, the Byzantine Empire.


Offspring of Christian Vilhelm Ferdinand Adolf Georg von Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg and Olga Constantinovna of Russia (1851-1926)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Constantine I of Greece (1868-1923) 2 August 1868 Athens 11 January 1923 Salerno Sophie von Preußen (1870-1932)

George of Greece and Denmark (1869-1957)
Alexandra of Greece and Denmark (1870-1891) 30 August 1870 Corfu, Greece 24 September 1891 Moscow, Russia Paul of Russia (1860-1919)

Nicholas of Greece and Denmark (1872-1938) 22 January 1872 Athens, Greece 8 February 1938 Athens, Greece Elena Vladimirovna of Russia (1882-1957)

Marie of Greece and Denmark (1876-1940)
Olga of Greece and Denmark (1881-1881)
Andrew of Greece and Denmark (1882-1944) 2 February 1882 Athens, Greece 3 December 1944 Metropole Hotel, Monte Carlo, Monaco Alice Mountbatten (1885-1969)

Christopher of Greece and Denmark (1888-1940)

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