The Religious Wedding of Prince Philippos of Greece (35), the youngest son of King Constantine II and Queen Anne-Marie of Greece, and Nina Nastassja Flohr, the daughter of a Swiss billionaire took place yesterday at the Metropolitan Cathedral in Athens on October 23rd according to royalwatcherblog.com.
According to the media report, the couple got married in a Civil Ceremony in Switzerland last December and had a Pre-Wedding Party at Lake Vouliagmeni, Athens.
The prince, 35, who is the youngest child of the last king and queen of Greece, Constantine II and Anne-Marie of Denmark, exchanged vows with Nina, daughter of Swiss businessman Thomas Flohr, for the third time.
The couple first wed last December in a small civil ceremony in St Moritz, Switzerland, followed by a high society springtime celebration in Cambridgeshire.
This third wedding at the Metropolitan Cathedral of Athens.
One hundred guests were invited to be present in the Cathedral. Archbishop Ieronymos II of Athens and All Greece officiated over the ceremony, which began at 5:00 pm.
The crowd gathered outside of the cathedral cheered for Queen Sofía and Princess Irene, King Constantine and Prince Constantine, Queen Anne-Marie and Prince Philippos, and Princess Nina and Thomas Flohr upon their respective arrivals. In a touching scene, the king, who was in a wheelchair pushed by his grandson, was helped to stand in order to greet the Archbishop.
Prince Philippos arrived on the arm of his mother Queen Anne-Marie, who wore her pearl and diamond cross necklace (the original version of which she wore at her wedding in 1964).
The Greek royal family was in full attendance:
King Constantine II and Queen Anne-Marie, Crown Prince Pavlos and Crown Princess Marie-Chantal, Princess Olympia and the Hon. Peregrine Pearson, Prince Constantine-Alexios, Prince Achileas-Andreas, Prince Odyseus Kimon, Prince Aristidis-Stavros, Princess Alexia and her husband Carlos Morales and their children, Prince Nikolaos and Princess Tatiana, Princess Theodora, and Prince Michael with Princess Marina.
Among the foreign royal and noble guests at the wedding were the following:
Prince Kyril of Bulgaria and his partner Katherine Butler, Princess Benedikte of Denmark, Princess Alexandra Zu Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg and her husband Count Michael Ahlefeldt-Laurvig-Bille, Princess Beatrice of the United Kingdom and her husband Count Edoardo Mapelli-Mozzi, Princess Eugenie of the United Kingdom and her husband Jack Brooksbank, Princess Chantal of Hannover, Hereditary Prince Ernst August and Hereditary Princess Ekaterina of Hannover, Prince Christian and Princess Alessandra of Hannover, Queen Sofía of Spain and her daughter Infanta Elena, Count Nikolai von Bismarck, several of the Countesses von Arco-Zinneberg, Andrea Casiraghi and Tatiana Santo Domingo.
The religious marriage of the prince and princess was followed by a reception at the National Gymnastics Association, hosted by the groom’s father King Constantine II of Greece.
Our best wishes and congratulations to the newly wed couple.
(Sources: https://royalwatcherblog.com and https://eurohistoryjournal.blogspot.com)