Otto of Greece

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Otto
Prinz Otto von Bayern Koenig von Griechenland 1833.jpg
King of Greece
Reign27 May 1832 – 23 October 1862
SuccessorGeorge I
RegentJosef Ludwig von Armansperg (1832–1835)
Prime Ministers
Born(1815-06-01)1 June 1815
Salzburg, Austrian Empire
Died26 July 1867(1867-07-26) (aged 52)
Bamberg, Kingdom of Bavaria
Burial
Spouse
HouseWittelsbach
FatherLudwig I of Bavaria
MotherTherese of Saxe-Hildburghausen
ReligionRoman Catholicism

Otto Friedrich Ludwig (Greek: Όθων, Óthon; 1 June 1815 – 26 July 1867) was a Bavarian prince. He was King of Greece from the creation of the monarchy on 27 May 1832 until he was removed from the monarchy on 23 October 1862. He was soon exiled and died in the Kingdom of Bavaria.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. Jelavich, Barbara (1961). "Russia, Bavaria and the Greek Revolution of 1862/1863". Balkan Studies. 2 (1): 125–150. ISSN 2241-1674.