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Alexander Oldenburg, I
Birth: Aug. 1, 1893
Athens
Regional unit of Athens
Attica, Greece
Death: Oct. 25, 1920
Athens
Regional unit of Athens
Attica, Greece

King of the Hellenes from 1917 to 1920. He was the second son of King Constantine I and Queen Sophie. On 27 September 1920., King Alexander, after repairing the engine of his car at Tatoi, was involved in a bizarre accident. His dog, Fritz, was involved in a fight with 2 pet monkeys (owned by the Manager of the estate). The King tried to separate them and was bitten on the leg by one of the monkeys. The wound turned septic and, after 4 weeks and 7 operations, the young King Alexander I died. He left his wife, Princess Aspasia. She gave birth to their child, Alexandra on 25 March 1921. The throne passed to Queen Olga, King Alexander's grandmother, as Regent. (bio by: Jelena) 
 
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 Parents:
  Constantine Oldenburg (1868 - 1923)
  Sophia Dorothea Ulrica Alice Hohenzollern Oldenburg (1870 - 1932)
 
 Spouse:
  Aspasia Manos Oldenburg (1896 - 1972)
 
 Children:
  Aleksandra Karadjordjevic (1921 - 1993)*
 
 Siblings:
  George Oldenburg (1890 - 1947)*
  Alexander Oldenburg (1893 - 1920)
  Helen Oldenburg Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen (1896 - 1982)*
  Paul Oldenburg (1901 - 1964)*
  Irene Oldenburg Savoy-Aosta (1904 - 1974)*
  Katherine - Princess of Greece and Denmark (1913 - 2007)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Tatoi Royal Cemetery
Athens
Regional unit of Athens
Attica, Greece
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Jelena
Record added: Nov 12, 2003
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Alexander Oldenburg, I
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