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.
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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 I, byname Constantine the Great, Latin in full Flavius Valerius Constantinus, (born February 27, after 280 ce?, Naissus, Moesia [now Niš, Serbia]—died May 22, 337, Ancyrona, near Nicomedia, Bithynia [now İzmit, Turkey]), first Roman emperor to profess Christianity.
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, 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 1:38 National headlines from ABC News Catch up on the developing stories making headlines.
Former king Constantine II passed away last week at the age of 82. Yesterday, royals from around the world gathered in Athens to pay their respects to the last king of Greece.
Constantine was born during the early stages of World War II. He was just a few months old when, on 28 October 1940, Fascist Italy invaded Greece from Albania, beginning the Greco-Italian War. The Greek Army was able to halt the invasion temporarily and push the Italians back into Albania.
The star was first pictured with Constantine last month. The Greek royal family has traditionally been very close to the British royal family, so much so that Constantine, 24, who goes by Tino, is ...
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.