Constantine I was King of Greece from 1913 to 1917 and from 1920 to 1922. He was commander-in-chief of the Hellenic Army during the unsuccessful Greco-Turkish War of 1897 and led the Greek forces during the successful Balkan Wars of 1912–1913, in which Greece expanded to include Thessaloniki, doubling in area and population.
Constantine I Profession: King of Greece Nationality: Greek Biography: Constantine I came to the throne in 1913 following his father's assassination, then ruled as King of Greece from 1913 to 1917.
LAGKADAS, Greece (AP) — Sotirios Gkaintatzis danced across burning coals, his stomping bare feet raising sparks and puffs of smoke as he held aloft an icon of Saints Constantine and Helen. Gkaintatzis is the leader of a group of anastenaria -- the devotees of St. Constantine who celebrate these centuries-old rites in a smattering of small ...