Constantine was the commander-in-chief of the Army of Thessaly in the Greco-Turkish War of 1897, which ended in a humiliating defeat. In its aftermath, the popularity of the monarchy fell, and calls were raised in the army for reforms and the dismissal of the royal princes, and especially Constantine, from their command posts in the armed forces.
Constantine I See all media Born: August 2, 1868 Athens Greece Died: January 11, 1923 (aged 54) Palermo Italy Title / Office: king (1920-1922), Greece king (1913-1917), Greece Notable Family Members: father George I son Paul son George II Role In: Greco-Turkish War World War I See all related content →
Constantine served with distinction under the Roman emperors Diocletian and Galerius. He began his career by campaigning in the eastern provinces (against the Persians) before being recalled in the west (in AD 305) to fight alongside his father in Britain. After his father's death in 306, Constantine became emperor.
Constantine I King of the Hellenes First reign 18 March 1913 – 11 June 1917 Predecessor George I Successor Alexander Prime Ministers See list Eleftherios Venizelos Dimitrios Gounaris Alexandros Zaimis Stephanos Skouloudis Alexandros Zaimis Nikolaos Kalogeropoulos Spyridon Lambros Second reign 19 December 1920 – 27 September 1922 Predecessor
Constantine, the former and last king of Greece, who won an Olympic gold medal before becoming entangled in his country’s volatile politics in the 1960s as king and spent decades in exile, has died By DEMETRIS NELLAS Associated Press January 10, 2023, 1:34 PM 1:44 Catch up on the developing stories making headlines.
Constantine’s second involvement in an ecclesiastical issue followed the defeat of Licinius, but the controversy over Arianism, with its intricate explorations of the precise nature of the Trinity that were couched in difficult Greek, was as remote from Constantine’s educational background as it was from his impatient, urgent temperament.
King Constantine of Greece passed away in Athens on Tuesday, January 10, 2023. He was the last king of Greece. He won a 1960 Gold medal for Greece in sailing, became King at 23 and went into exile after political problems. He was monarch from 6 March 1964 until the
Emperor Constantine (ca A.D. 280– 337) reigned over a major transition in the Roman Empire—and much more. His acceptance of Christianity and his establishment of an eastern capital city, which...
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.
There, Constantine was educated in Latin and Greek. He likely also witnessed the persecution of Christians. In 305, following Maximian's abdication, Constantine's father became Emperor Constantius ...