Princess Cecilie of Greece and Denmark

Princess Cecilie of Greece and Denmark

Greek and Danish Princess
Born Jun 22, 1911

Princess Cecilie of Greece and Denmark was the wife of Hereditary Grand Duke Georg Donatus of Hesse and the sister of Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Princess Cecilie of Greece and Denmark.


1911 Birth Cecilie was the third child and daughter of Prince Andrew of Greece and Denmark and Princess Alice of Battenberg. She was born on 22 June 1911 at the summer estate of the Greek Royal Family at Tatoi, fifteen kilometres north of Athens. … Read More


1922 11 Years Old In 1922 Cecilie and her sisters were bridesmaids at the wedding of their maternal uncle Lord Louis Mountbatten (later Earl Mountbatten of Burma) to Edwina Ashley.


1931 20 Years Old On 2 February 1931 at Darmstadt, Cecilie married her maternal first cousin once-removed Georg Donatus, Hereditary Grand Duke of Hesse and by Rhine. … Read More
1937 26 Years Old On 1 May 1937 Cecilie and her husband both joined the Nazi Party. In October 1937, Cecilie's father-in-law Grand Duke Ernst Ludwig of Hesse died. … Read More
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