King Constantine and Princess Anne Marie’s Pre-Wedding Gala at the Royal Palace of Athens, 1964

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The Pre-Wedding Gala of King Constantine II of Greece (in the Order of the Redeemer, Order of DannebrogOrder of Saints George and Constantine, and the Commemorative Badge of the Centenary of the Royal House of Greece) and Princess Anne Marie of Denmark (wearing the Greek Emerald Parure, the Order of the Redeemer, and the Order of Saints Olga and Sophia with the Commemorative Badge of the Centenary of the Royal House of Greece) at the Royal Palace of Athens on this day in 1964, on the eve of their Wedding, the culmination of weeks of festivities in Copenhagen and Athens which included a Pre-Wedding Gala in Copenhagen, a Farewell Dinner at Fredensborg Palace, and a Pre-Wedding Dinner in Athens.

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Among the Royal guests , King Baudouin of Belgium, King Bhumipol of Thailand and King Hussein of Jordan. Lovely Queen Sirikit leaving the Royal Palace in Athens, King Hussein and Princess Muna of Jordan , Queen Juliana and Prince Bernard of the Netherlands followed by Crown Princess Beatrix , the Prince and Princess of Monaco, King Umberto II of Italy and Queen Mother Elena of Rumania, the Duke and Duchess of Aosta , Amedeo de Aosta and Claude of France who married just two months before in Portugal. Duke Amedeo is a first cousin of King Constantine, since his mother Princess Irene Dowager Duchess of Aosta, was King Paul’s sister. #athensroyalweddings #kingconstantineii #queensirikit #kinghussein #reumberto #roibaudouin #princerainier

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Grand-Duke Jean and Grand-Duchess Josephine-Charlotte of Luxembourg, Queen Margarita of Bulgaria, Crown Princess Irene of Greece, Prince Rainier III of Monaco and Crown Princess Margrethe of Denmark, descending the grand stairs of the Royal Palace in Athens in September 17,1964. On the following pages we can see King Simeon of Bulgaria , escorted by his aunt Queen Marie-Jose of Italy and Queen Fabiola of Belgium. Finally in the third picture we see Prince Juan Carlos and Princess Sofia of Spain with the Prince of Wales, Charles. #athensroyalweddings #athensroyalpalace #kingconstantine #kingconstantineii #princejuancarlos #princesssofia #greekroyalfamily#royalfamilyofluxembourg

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Royal Relatives and Guests included Queen Frederica (wearing Queen Sophie’s Diamond Tiara), King Frederik IX (in the Order of the Redeemer and Order of the Elephant) and Queen Ingrid (wearing the Danish Ruby Parure and her Ruby Bow Brooch) of Denmark, King Bhumibol Adulyadej and Queen Sirikit of Thailand (wearing her Diamond Necklace Tiara), Queen Juliana (wearing the Stuart Tiara and Parure), Prince Bernhard, and Crown Princess Beatrix (in Queen Emma’s Diamond Tiara) of the Netherlands, King Gustaf Adolf of Sweden (grandfather of the bride), King Olav V of Norway, King Baudoin and Queen Fabiola of Belgium (in the Spanish Wedding Gift Tiara), Tsar Simeon and Queen Margarita of Bulgaria (in Queen Giovanna’s Floral Tiara), Queen Helen (wearing the Romanian Greek Key Tiara), King Michel and Queen Anne of Romania, King Hussein and Princess Muna of Jordan, Grand Duke Jean and Grand Duchess Josephine Charlotte of Luxembourg (in the Belgian Scroll Tiara), the Duke of Edinburgh, Prince of Wales, and Princess Anne, Prince Franz Josef and Princess Gina of Liechtenstein (wearing the Hapsburg Fringe Tiara), Princess Irene of Greece (wearing Queen Sophie’s Diamond Circle Tiara), Crown Princess Margrethe (wearing the Alexandrine Drop Tiara) and Princess Bendikte of Denmark (wearing her Floral Tiara), Prince Rainer and Princess Grace (in her Small Diamond Tiara) of Monaco, King Umberto and Queen Marie Jose of Italy (wearing Queen Margherita’s Musy Tiara), the Count and Countess of Barcelona (in Queen Maria Christina’s Cartier Loop Tiara), the Duke and Duchess of Aosta (wearing the Savoy Aosta Knot and Star Tiara), the Duke and Duchess of Wurttemberg (in the Small Diamond Tiara), and Prince George William and Princess Sophie of Hanover (wearing the Emerald Laurel Wreath Tiara).

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