Prince Charles wept at the laying of wreaths on Greek Independence Day

Prince Charles

In a climate of emotion and national pride, Prince Charles laid wreaths at the monument of the Unknown Soldier for the 200 year anniversary the Greek Revolution against the Ottoman Empire

Prince Charles visited Athens on this special symbolic day with his wife Camilla.

In fact, after he laid the wreath on behalf of Great Britain, he shed some tears when his country’s anthem was playing.

It is noted that Prince Charles’s father and Elizabeth’s husband, Philip, was born in Corfu.

Shortly afterwards, officials took their seats at Syntagma Square to watch the military parade.

The Prince’s wife, Camilla, used a blanket to cover her legs.


In a speech, the Prince emphasised the close ties between Greece and the United Kingdom.

After the parade, the heir to the British throne went to Maximos Palace for a brief meeting with Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis.

READ MORE: Queen Elizabeth’s message on Greek Independence Day.