Prince Nikolaus of Greece marries Tatiana Blatnik amidst royal glitter and public cheer


  
August 25 - Prince Nikolaus of Greece, second son of King Constantine II of Greece, married his longtime girlfriend Tatiana Blatnik.

The wedding ceremony was held last August 25 at the Ayios Nikolaus Monastery on Spetses Island, three hours away from Athens.

Close friends and family – most of them royalty themselves – witnessed the happy couple as they solemnized their vow.

Among the high profile guests who attended the wedding are Queen Margrethe, Crown Princess Mary, Prince Joachim, and Princess Marie of Denmark; Queen Sofia, Prince Felipe, Princess Letizia, Infanta Elena, Infanta Cristina, and Iñaki Urdangarin of the Spanish Royal Family; and Crown Princess Victoria and his husband Prince Daniel of Sweden.

The Greek royal family are non-reigning since Greek voters abolished the monarchy in the 1970s. Since then, the family has been living in exile and most of them are based in London. However, the family are allowed to visit the country during special occasions.

The Greek royal family

The Spanish royal family during the eve of the wedding.
Crown Princess Mary of Denmark
Crown Princess Victoria and Prince Daniel of Sweden


For more about the Greek royal family, check out the following:

1886 Greek Royal Family Old Byzantine Church Print Constantine: A King's Story Greece and the Allies 1914-1922 [Kindle Edition]

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