Prince Andrew of Greece and Denmark
Portrait by Philip de László, 1913
|Born||2 February 1882|
Athens, Kingdom of Greece
|Died||3 December 1944 (aged 62)|
Metropole Hotel, Monte Carlo, Monaco
Royal Cemetery, Tatoi Palace, Athens, Greece
Princess Alice of Battenberg (m. 1903)
|Father||George I of Greece|
|Mother||Olga Constantinovna of Russia|
|Allegiance||Kingdom of Greece|
|Years of service||1901–1909|
|Commands held||V Army Corps|
II Army Corps
Greco-Turkish War (1919–1922)
Prince Andrew of Greece and Denmark (2 February 1882 – 3 December 1944) was a Greek and Danish prince of the House of Glucksburg. He was the son of George I of Greece and the grandson of Christian IX of Denmark. He was the father of HRH Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh and father in law of Queen Elizabeth II. He was the grandfather of Charles, Prince of Wales, great grandfather of Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and great great grandfather of Prince George of Cambridge.
He married Princess Alice of Battenberg and had four daughters and a son. He was an ancestor of the present Mountbatten-Windsor line.
References[change | change source]
- Kalaitzis, Georgios, Infantry Colonel (1965). The Minor Asia Campaign, Angora Operation, volume 5, part one. Athens: Army History Directorate, Greek Army General Staff. p. 152.