Constantine II


Also found in: Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to Constantine II: Constantine the Great

Constantine II

Born 1940.
King of Greece (1964-1967) who went into exile after a coup d'état by army officers. The Greek monarchy was officially abolished in 1974.

Constantine II

n
(Biography) official title Constantine XIII. born 1940, king of Greece (1964–73): went into exile when the army seized power in 1967. He was officially deposed in 1973 and Greece became a republic
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
Riyadh, Sha'ban 23, 1438, May 19, 2017, SPA -- Former King of Greece Constantine II has received Prince Nawaf bin Faisal bin Fahad bin Abdulaziz, who will be honored tomorrow by the International Association of Sports Law (IASL) at its headquarters in Athens.
html) Queen Sophia of Spain and the former King Constantine II and Queen Anne-Marie of Greece had arrived earlier in the week in order to celebrate the occasion.
The Amida City Walls, which were ordered by Emperor Constantine II in the fourth century, are actually the fourth-longest in the world, after the Great Wall of China, and the Antioch and ystanbul walls.
The result was accepted by the former King, Constantine II.
William has six godparents, including king Constantine II of Greece, while his father Prince Charles counts king Hkon of Norway and Prince George of Greece and Denmark among his godfathers.
Excavators also found a collection of 36 gold coins marked with the visages of Byzantine emperors from Constantine II to Mauricius, ranging over 250 years, and gold bracelets, earrings, a silver ingot and a gold-plated hexagonal prism.
He also claims that the new dating evidence scientifically matches with the earliest historical accounts of royal ceremonies being held at Scone contained in a tenth-century chronicle, dating from the reign of King Constantine II, which began in 906.
The walls were restored and extended by the Roman emperor Constantine II in 349 A.
The battle came at a time when there were two kings, Constantine II commander of the northern coalition of tribes and the Anglo Saxon Athelstan from the South.
They simply kicked out King Constantine II for supporting the colonels whose coup turned the country into a dictatorship from 1967 to 1974.
1967: A military coup replaced the monarchy in Greece, sending King Constantine II into exile.