Mother Anne-Marie of Denmark
|Religion Greek Orthodox|
Name Prince of
|Born 1 October 1969 (age 53) Rome, Italy (1969-10-01) |
Father Constantine II of Greece
Spouse Princess Tatiana of Greece and Denmark (m. 2010)
Parents Constantine II of Greece, Queen Anne-Marie of Greece
Siblings Pavlos, Crown Prince of Greece
Grandparents Frederica of Hanover, Ingrid of Sweden, Frederick IX of Denmark, Paul of Greece
Cousins Felipe VI of Spain, Cristina Federica - Infanta of, Frederik - Crown Prince of, Prince Joachim of Denmark, Infanta Elena - Duchess
Similar People Princess Tatiana of Greece a, Queen Anne‑Marie of Greece, Constantine II of Greece, Pavlos - Crown Prince of, Princess Alexia of Greece a
Prince Nikolaos and Princess Tatiana of Greece and Denmark
Prince Nikolaos of Greece and Denmark (born 1 October 1969) is the third child of Constantine II and Princess Anne-Marie of Denmark, who were the last King and Queen of Greece, reigning from 1964 to 1973.
- Prince Nikolaos and Princess Tatiana of Greece and Denmark
- Early life
- Engagement and marriage
Nikolaos was born in Rome, Italy on 1 October 1969; his family had been living in exile since December 1967 His father was deposed in 1973 and the monarchy abolished 8 December 1974.
He was baptised in the Greek Orthodox Church. His godparents were Princess Sofía, Princess of Asturias (his elder paternal aunt), Princess Irene of Greece and Denmark (his younger paternal aunt), Crown Princess Margareta of Romania (his paternal second cousin), Crown Prince Alexander of Yugoslavia (his paternal second cousin)
Like his brothers and sisters, he was educated in the Hellenic College of London, founded by his parents in 1980. He attended Brown University in Rhode Island, graduating with an A.B. in International Relations. He has worked for Fox Television Network in New York, NatWest Markets in London and is currently working in his father's private office since 1998. He is a member of board of the Anna-Maria Foundation, designed to help victims of natural disasters like floods and earthquakes in Greece.
Nikolaos has an older sister Princess Alexia, an older brother Crown Prince Pavlos, a younger sister Princess Theodora and a younger brother, Prince Philippos.
Engagement and marriage
Nikolaos's engagement to Tatiana Ellinka Blatnik, with whom he had been in a long term relationship, was announced on 28 December 2009, by the office of King Constantine in London. Until July 2010, when she resigned to concentrate on her wedding plans, Blatnik had worked in the publicity department as an event planner for fashion designer Diane von Fürstenberg.
The couple married in the Orthodox Church of St. Nicholas, Spetses, Greece on 25 August 2010.