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* Constantine II of Greece ( born 1940 ), Olympic champion ( 1960 ) and formerly King of the Hellenes March 6, 1964 – December 8, 1974
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Constantine and II
However, this situation changed drastically when Alexios ' first son John II Komnenos was born in 1087: Anna's engagement to Constantine was dissolved, and she was moved to the main Palace to live with her mother and grandmother.
Geoffrey also names him as one of three sons of Constantine III, along with Constans II and Uther Pendragon.
He continued to lead the conflict against the Arians for the rest of his life and was engaged in theological and political struggles against the Emperors Constantine the Great and Constantius II and powerful and influential Arian churchmen, led by Eusebius of Nicomedia and others.
As a result of rises and falls in Arianism's influence after the First Council of Nicaea, Emperor Constantine I banished him from Alexandria to Trier in the Rhineland, but he was restored after the death of Constantine I by the emperor's son Constantine II.
A first wall was erected by Constantine I, and the city was surrounded by a double wall lying about 2 km to the west of the first wall, begun during the 5th century by Theodosius II.
Constantine and Greece
* 1967 – Constantine II of Greece attempts an unsuccessful counter-coup against the Regime of the Colonels
Hence, even after he ceased to be Greek king, it is still standard to refer to the deposed king as Constantine II of Greece.
The two protagonists of the fateful decade 1912 – 1922: King Constantine I of Greece | Constantine I and PM Eleftherios Venizelos in the days of their close cooperation during the Second Balkan War, before the deep political and personal rift between the two materialized and led to the National Schism.
In March 1913, an anarchist, Alexandros Schinas, assassinated King George in Thessaloniki, and his son came to the throne as Constantine I. Constantine was the first Greek king born in Greece and the first to be Greek Orthodox.
Since Greece, a maritime country, could not oppose the mighty British navy, and citing the need for a respite after two wars, King Constantine favored continued neutrality, while Venizelos actively sought Greek entry in the war on the Allied side.
When Bulgaria entered the war as a German ally in October 1915, Venizelos invited Entente forces into Greece ( the Salonika Front ), for which he was again dismissed by Constantine.
Constantine was now ruling only in what was Greece before the Balkan Wars (" Old Greece "), and his government was subject to repeated humiliations from the Allies.
* 1917 – King Alexander assumes the throne of Greece after his father Constantine I abdicates under pressure by allied armies occupying Athens.
* 1979 – Constantine Karamanlis signs the full treaty of the accession of Greece with the European Economic Community.
* 1922 – King Constantine I of Greece abdicates his throne in favor of his eldest son, King George II.
* September 18 – In Athens, King Constantine II of Greece marries Princess Anne-Marie of Denmark, who becomes Europe's youngest Queen at age eighteen years, nineteen days.
* September 17 – King Constantine II of Greece forms a new government with Prime Minister Stephanos Stephanopoulos, in an attempt to end a 2-year-old political crisis.
Constantine and born
The eldest son of Constantine the Great and Fausta after the death of his half-brother Crispus, Constantine II was born in Arles in February, 316, and raised as a Christian.
Although the date of his birth is nowhere recorded, Constantine II cannot have been born any later than the year after his father's death, that is 879.
Socrates Scholasticus ( born c. 380 ), in his Ecclesiastical History, gives a full description of the discovery ( that was repeated later by Sozomen and by Theodoret ) which emphasizes the role played in the excavations and construction by Helena ; just as the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem ( also founded by Constantine and Helena ) commemorated the birth of Jesus, the Church of the Holy Sepulchre would commemorate his death and resurrection.
Flavius Claudius Julianus, born in May or June 332 or 331 in Constantinople, was the son of Julius Constantius ( consul in 335 ), half brother of Emperor Constantine I, and his second wife, Basilina, a woman of Greek origin.
Cyril was reputedly the youngest of seven brothers ; he was born Constantine, but took the name Cyril upon becoming a monk shortly before his death, according to the " Vita Cyrilli " (" The Life of Cyril ").
Claudius ' victories against the Goths would not only make him a hero in Latin tradition, but an admirable choice as an ancestor for Constantine, who was born at Naissus, the site of Claudius ' victory in 269.
Constantine was born in Constantinople as the eighth of ten children to Manuel II Palaiologos and Serbian Helena Dragaš, the daughter of the Serbian prince Constantine Dragaš.
Michael VII was the eldest son of Constantine X Doukas and Eudokia Makrembolitissa, and was born c. 1050, in Constantinople.
Isabelle Yasmine Adjani was born in an immigrant neighborhood Gennevilliers, Hauts-de-Seine, a suburb of Paris to an Algerian father from Constantine, Algeria.
Constantine Lascaris ( 1434 – 15 August 1501 ) was a Greek scholar and grammarian, one of the promoters of the revival of Greek learning in the Italian peninsula, born at Constantinople.
After Paul's sons Alexander and Constantine were born, she immediately had them placed under her charge, just as Elizabeth had done with Paul.
* Princess Anne-Marie Dagmar Ingrid ( born 1946 ), who married King Constantine II of the Hellenes ( later deposed ) in 1964.
However, in 1087 a blood heir, John II, was born, and Constantine had to forfeit his imperial claims.
Constantine II, (, Konstantínos Βʹ ; born 2 June 1940 ) was King of Greece from 1964 until the abolition of the monarchy in 1973, the sixth and last monarch of the Greek Royal Family.
Constantine was born at Psychiko, a suburb in northern Athens, the nephew of King George II and the second child and only son of the king's brother and heir-presumptive, Crown Prince Paul.