Sophie of Prussia (1870–1932)

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Sophie of Prussia (1870–1932)

Queen of the Hellenes. Name variations: Sophia; Sophia Hohenzollern; queen of Greece. Born Sophie Dorothea Ulrika Alice on June 14, 1870, in Potsdam, Brandenburg, Germany; died on January 13, 1932, in Frankfurt-am-Main, Germany; buried in November 1936 in Tatoi, near Athens, Greece; third daughter of Frederick III (1831–1888), emperor of Germany (r. 1888), and Victoria Adelaide (1840–1901, daughter of Queen Victoria ); sister of Kaiser Wilhelm II of Germany (r. 1888–1918); married Constantine I (1868–1923), king of the Hellenes (r. 1913–1917, 1920–1922), on October 27, 1889; children: George II (1890–1947), king of Greece (r. 1922–1923, 1935–1947); Alexander I (1893–1920), king of Greece (r. 1917–1920); Helen of Greece (1896–1982, who married Carol II, king of Rumania); Paul I (1901–1964), king of Greece (r. 1947–1964); Irene (b. around 1904, who married the duke of Aosta); Catherine.

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