King Paul’s Accession, 1947

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The Greek Royal Family pose for Official Portraits at the Royal Palace of Athens after the Accession of King Paul on this day in 1947, after the death of his brother, King George II. From L-R; Crown Prince (now King) Constantine, Princess Irene, King Paul, Queen Frederica (wearing Queen Sophie’s Diamond Tiara), and Princess Sophie (now Queen Sofia of Spain).


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