Christening of Queen Sofia of Spain, 1939

Royal relatives and Godparents at the Christening of Princess Sophia of Greece and Denmark (now Queen Sofia of Spain) in the Royal Palace of Athens on this day in 1939 (h/t to Marlene). From L-R; Princess Nicholas of Greece, Princess Katherine of Greece (aunt), Prince Welf of Hannover (uncle), Princess Viktoria Louise, Duchess of Brunswick (grandmother), Crown Princess Frederica (mother, wearing the Order of Saints Olga and Sophia), Crown Prince Paul (father, wearing the Order of the Redeemer and the Order of Saints George and Constantine), King George II of Greece (uncle) and Princess Irene of Greece (aunt).


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