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 Paul Oldenburg I

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Paul Oldenburg I Famous memorial

Birth
Athens, Regional unit of Athens, Attica, Greece
Death
6 Mar 1964 (aged 62)
Athens, Regional unit of Athens, Attica, Greece
Burial
Athens, Regional unit of Athens, Attica, Greece
Memorial ID
8126667 View Source

King of the Hellenes from 1947 to 1964. He succeeded his elder brother, George II, on 1 April, 1947. George II, who had no children, died of a sudden heart attack after a short illness. King Paul I had suffered many of the hardships undergone by the Greek royal family during the Second World War - with their exile in Egypt, South Africa and London, and their escape from German attacks on Crete. George II and Crown Prince Paul (with his wife, Crown Princess Frederica) had returned to Greece on 27 September, 1946. King Paul I became the last Orthodox sovereign in the world after the abdication of his cousin King Michael of Rumania in December 1947.

King of the Hellenes from 1947 to 1964. He succeeded his elder brother, George II, on 1 April, 1947. George II, who had no children, died of a sudden heart attack after a short illness. King Paul I had suffered many of the hardships undergone by the Greek royal family during the Second World War - with their exile in Egypt, South Africa and London, and their escape from German attacks on Crete. George II and Crown Prince Paul (with his wife, Crown Princess Frederica) had returned to Greece on 27 September, 1946. King Paul I became the last Orthodox sovereign in the world after the abdication of his cousin King Michael of Rumania in December 1947.

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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: Jelena
  • Added: 24 Nov 2003
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 8126667
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/8126667/paul-oldenburg: accessed ), memorial page for Paul Oldenburg I (14 Dec 1901–6 Mar 1964), Find a Grave Memorial ID 8126667, citing Tatoi Royal Cemetery, Athens, Regional unit of Athens, Attica, Greece; Maintained by Find a Grave .