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King Constantine II

King Constantine II

Lived at: Linnell Close, Hampstead Garden Suburb

Profession: Last King of Greece

Professional Work:

  • His reign saw political instability that culminated in an unsuccessful countercoup attempt on 21 April 1967

  • Forced to flee Greece and for most of his years in exile he lived in Hampstead Garden Suburb with his wife and their two children

  • Whilst Constantine was still living in England, the King’s subjects abolished the monarchy and stripped the royal family of its palaces, titles, properties and passports, 1974

  • Lost all hope of a return of the monarchy - he settled down in London, opening an office in Mayfair

  • Constantine and his wife created the Hellenic College of London, where their own children were educated in English and Greek, 1980

King Constantine II
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