Prince Andrew of Greece and Denmark

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Prince Andrew
Laszlo - Prince Andrew of Greece.jpg
Portrait by Philip de László (1913)
Born(1882-02-02)2 February 1882
Athens, Kingdom of Greece
Died3 December 1944(1944-12-03) (aged 62)
Metropole Hotel, Monte Carlo, Monaco
Royal Cemetery, Tatoi Palace, Athens, Greece
FatherGeorge I of Greece
MotherOlga Constantinovna of Russia
AllegianceGreece Kingdom of Greece
Service/branch Hellenic Army
Years of service1901–1909
RankMajor General[1]
Commands heldV Army Corps
II Army Corps
Battles/warsBalkan Wars
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 and Queen Louise 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]

  1. 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.