Christening of Princess Alexia of Greece, 1965

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Christening of Princess Alexia of Greece by Archbishop Chrysostomos II in the Grand Hall of the Royal Palace in Athens on this day in 1965, in a silver font presented by the Greek Armed Forces in the 1860s, used for the Christenings of Kings Constantine I and II, and the Holy Temple from the famous Greek battleship Averoff. Royal Relatives and attendees included King Constantine of Greece (father, wearing the Order of the RedeemerOrder of Saints George and Constantine, the Order of the Elephant, and the Order of Dannebrog), Queen Ingrid of Denmark (maternal grandmother, wearing the Order of Saints Olga and Sophia), Princess Alexia (wearing the Order of the Redeemer), Queen Anne-Marie of Greece (mother, wearing the Order of the Redeemer), Queen Mother Frederica of Greece (paternal grandmother, wearing the Order of the Redeemer), King Frederick IX of Denmark (maternal grandfather, wearing the Order of the RedeemerOrder of Saints George and Constantine, the Order of the Elephant, and the Order of Dannebrog), Crown Princess Margrethe of DenmarkPrince Juan Carlos and Princess Sofia of SpainInfanta Elena and Infanta Cristina, Princess Benedikte of DenmarkPrincess Irene of GreecePrince and Princess Michael of Greece, and Princess Alice of Greece.

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