Christening of King Constantine II of Greece, 1940

The Christening of Prince Constantine of Greece, the second child and first son of Crown Prince Paul of Greece (wearing the Order of the Redeemer) and Princess Frederica of Hanover (in her Ruby Pendant and the Order of Saints Olga and Sophia), at the Metropolitan Cathedral of Athens on this day in 1940. Royal attendees included King George II (uncle), Princess Katherine (aunt), and Princess Andrew of Greece (great-aunt), as well Sir Michael Palairet (representing godfather King George VI).


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