Princess Tatiana to Retain Royal Title After Divorce from Prince Nikolaos of Greece

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Princess Tatiana, 43, will keep her royal title after her divorce from Prince Nikolaos, 54, is finalized, Hello! magazine has reported. The Greek royal family confirmed the news to Hello! Greece, a related publication.

The fate of royal titles inherited through marriage following divorce varies by royal house, and there was no modern precedent for what would become of Tatiana's princess title as none of Nikolaos' siblings have divorced.

The update comes after the office of the former royal family of Greece announced on April 19 that Princess Tatiana and Prince Nikolaos were ending their marriage.

"Prince Nikolaos and Princess Tatiana, after fourteen years of living together, have decided to dissolve their marriage," the statement said. "Both express the difficulty of this decision, the deep appreciation and respect they have for each other, but also the love with which they have walked all these years. The same values ​​of respect and understanding will form the basis of their relationship in the future, a relationship of deep and sincere friendship. They will continue to live and be active in Greece, the place they both feel at home."

"Family will always be by their side," it continued. "Thank you very much for your respect and discretion."

Prince Nikolaos is the third of King Constantine and Queen Anne-Marie’s five children. He married Venezuelan-born Tatiana Blatnik at the Cathedral of Ayios Nikolaos on the island of Spetses in August 2010. The couple had no children.

Princess Tatiana and Prince Nikolaos were last seen together at the thanksgiving service for Nikolaos' father, the late King Constantine, held at St. George’s Chapel at Windsor Castle on Feb. 27. King Constantine was the last king of Greece, ruling until the abolition of the monarchy in June 1973. He died at age 82 in January 2023.

Members of the Greek and British royal families attended the memorial, including Queen Camilla, Princess Anne, Prince Andrew, and Princess Beatrice.

Prince William abruptly dropped out of the event at the last minute due to his wife Kate Middleton's cancer diagnosis, which she announced in a self-written speech on March 22.

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