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Royal Couple at 50th anniversary of the marriage of King Constantine of the Hellenes and Princess Anne Marie of Denmark

Their Royal Highnesses Crown Prince Alexander and Crown Princess Katherine attended in Athens a two day commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the marriage of King Constantine II of the Hellenes and Princess Anne Marie of Denmark. Their Majesties were married 18 September 1964 and Crown Prince Alexander was present.

All the children of Their Majesties came for the anniversary: Crown Prince Pavlos and Crown Princess Marie-Chantal, Prince Nikolaos and Princess Tatiana, Prince Philippos, Princess Alexia and Señor Carlos Morales Quintana and Princess Theodora.

Many relatives came for the wonderful event including HM Queen Sophia of Spain sister of HM King Constantine, and Her Majesty’s daughter HRH Infanta Elena, Duchess of Lugo; HRH Princess Irene of Greece sister of King Constantine; HM Queen Margarethe of Denmark; King Simeon and Queen Margarita of the Bulgarians; Crown Princess Margarita and Prince Radu of Romania; Princess Benedikte of Denmark; HRH Prince Ernst August of Hannover.

Their Royal Highnesses Prince Hassan and Princess Sarvath came from Jordan. His Royal Highness is the brother of the late King Hussein of Jordan.

On Wednesday Their Majesties hosted a spectacular dinner for the family at the Acropolis Museum which is an archaeological museum focused on the findings of the archaeological site of the Acropolis of Athens.

Last night Their Majesties organised a black tie gala dinner the Yacht Club in Pireaus attended also by prominent Greeks and many friends.

His Royal Highness was a crown bearer at the wedding on 18 September 1964. Other crown bearers were HM the King of Sweden at the time Crown Prince, HM The King Harald of Norway at time Crown Prince and The Prince of Wales.