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Forum: The Royal Family of Greece 06-18-2011, 05:24 PM
Replies: 498
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Posted By Odette
I came across some information on the law as it...

I came across some information on the law as it exists with regard to Greek citizenship/Citizens.
One can acquire Greek Citizenship by birth if his parents were Greek citizens at the time. The...
Forum: The Royal Family of Greece 06-12-2011, 02:55 PM
Replies: 498
Views: 70,452
Posted By Odette
The property in Tatoi (basis of the suit) was...

The property in Tatoi (basis of the suit) was acquired in 1871 with funds the Queen Olga had from her income as a GD of Russia, during Tsarist times. The King George had an income from the Danish...
Forum: The Royal Family of Greece 06-07-2011, 02:43 PM
Replies: 498
Views: 70,452
Posted By Odette
Please read my post again, if you are referring...

Please read my post again, if you are referring to what I wrote.
What I said is that since King George and Queen Olga the monarchs of Greece, received paltry "civil lists" and the original...
Forum: The Royal Family of Greece 06-07-2011, 07:28 AM
Replies: 498
Views: 70,452
Posted By Odette
I strongly disagree with your point of vue. The...

I strongly disagree with your point of vue.
The royal family from the time of George the 1st and Olga did nothing but provide through their funds and support themselves. Their civil list throughout...
Forum: The Royal Family of Greece 08-23-2010, 03:05 PM
Replies: 498
Views: 70,452
Posted By Odette
I cannot figure out what the Hohenzollerns have...

I cannot figure out what the Hohenzollerns have to do with the possibilities or lack of a restoration of the Greek Royal family
Forum: The Royal Family of Greece 08-23-2010, 08:21 AM
Replies: 498
Views: 70,452
Posted By Odette
The Greek royal family has close ties with all...

The Greek royal family has close ties with all the other royal families and are always invited and always respond to their invitations. It is true that they are closely related to Prince Philip but...
Forum: The Royal Family of Greece 06-17-2010, 04:23 PM
Replies: 498
Views: 70,452
Posted By Odette
We are mostly in agreement that the Greek...

We are mostly in agreement that the Greek Monarchy is not going to be restored. We have different views as to why and what mistakes they made along the way and who was to be blamed more than others....
Forum: The Royal Family of Greece 05-28-2010, 01:15 PM
Replies: 498
Views: 70,452
Posted By Odette
All I can say regarding the above posts is that...

All I can say regarding the above posts is that thank God, no Greek can blame the royal family for the current mess.
Although the King and Queen and their children summer in Porto Heli and visit...
Forum: The Royal Family of Greece 09-29-2009, 01:46 PM
Replies: 498
Views: 70,452
Posted By Odette
Goodness, Ellinotati. The royal family could be a...

Goodness, Ellinotati. The royal family could be a uniting symbol to unite all Greeks regardless of political party affiliation. They could but were not allowed.
However the thought alone that they...
Forum: The Royal Family of Greece 09-26-2009, 03:28 PM
Replies: 498
Views: 70,452
Posted By Odette
:previous:I have lived during the times Greece...

:previous:I have lived during the times Greece was a Kingdom and during the Junta years and the referendum.
It always amazed me how the politicians' manipulate the events and the
attitude of those...
Forum: The Royal Family of Greece 09-24-2009, 03:30 PM
Replies: 498
Views: 70,452
Posted By Odette
When Papandreou the eldest was orating from the...

When Papandreou the eldest was orating from the balconies about whether the King should reign or rule. When the King had to be returned from his honeymoon to settle a dispute between Papandreou the...
Forum: The Royal Family of Greece 08-29-2009, 05:05 PM
Replies: 498
Views: 70,452
Posted By Odette
The answer to the last questiion is NO. In this...

The answer to the last questiion is NO.
In this instance the King reigned for less than 4 years. If we assume he lost his throne the night of December 13, 1967 he has been an Ex King
for 42 years....
Forum: The Royal Family of Greece 08-21-2009, 08:10 PM
Replies: 498
Views: 70,452
Posted By Odette
:previous:Belt. Marie Chantal was a socialite...

:previous:Belt. Marie Chantal was a socialite before she married Prince Pavlos and was elevated to HRH. She capitalises on this to promote her clothing business and appears at social and royal...
Forum: The Royal Family of Greece 08-21-2009, 04:52 PM
Replies: 498
Views: 70,452
Posted By Odette
I enjoy a healthy debate when there is rhyme and...

I enjoy a healthy debate when there is rhyme and reason.
When it becomes an empty argument with no point /counterpoint, it becomes tedious and useless.
I suppose we will agree to disagree and close...
Forum: The Royal Family of Greece 08-21-2009, 04:26 PM
Replies: 498
Views: 70,452
Posted By Odette
:previous:I promise this is my last effort on...

:previous:I promise this is my last effort on this subject.
With responsibility at all levels and in all walks of life, come rights and priviledges. The Greek Royal family have no priviledges in...
Forum: The Royal Family of Greece 08-21-2009, 12:57 PM
Replies: 498
Views: 70,452
Posted By Odette
Let us not forget that for starters, the title of...

Let us not forget that for starters, the title of the Duke of Sparta was carried by the Diadoch to the Greek throne only abroad. However to this day Prince Pavlos is referred to by this title...
Forum: The Royal Family of Greece 08-19-2009, 08:37 PM
Replies: 498
Views: 70,452
Posted By Odette
:previous:With regard to the above 3 posts please...

:previous:With regard to the above 3 posts please let us distinguish between the journalists who have an agenda to push, depending on the outlet they work for and the Greek Citizens. The sentiments I...
Forum: The Royal Family of Greece 08-17-2009, 07:29 PM
Replies: 498
Views: 70,452
Posted By Odette
:previous:The ones who come to Greece regularly...

:previous:The ones who come to Greece regularly and visit old friends are the King and Queen.
The two youngest royal children very rarely visit. As I said before, once the King and Queen pass there...
Forum: The Royal Family of Greece 08-16-2009, 06:01 PM
Replies: 498
Views: 70,452
Posted By Odette
:previous:One can only follow the family from...

:previous:One can only follow the family from afar to know they do not spend 6 months a year in Greece. They come for a few days during the summer months. They can most certainly afford nannies and...
Forum: The Royal Family of Greece 08-14-2009, 08:40 PM
Replies: 498
Views: 70,452
Posted By Odette
You are absolutely correct on all counts. All I...

You are absolutely correct on all counts.
All I can add is the affection a lot of Greeks have for the Queen.
We received her as a 16 year old princess and she will always remain
for a lot that...
Forum: The Royal Family of Greece 08-14-2009, 08:13 PM
Replies: 498
Views: 70,452
Posted By Odette
Everyone starts with good intentions and then...

Everyone starts with good intentions and then along the way things change.
It is a pity that the children will not speak the language but then again they will grow away from Greece and may think...
Forum: The Royal Family of Greece 08-14-2009, 07:46 PM
Replies: 498
Views: 70,452
Posted By Odette
Six months a year? Are you sure about it? I do...

Six months a year? Are you sure about it?
I do believe they have school children who attend classes and they are
not in Greece.
Besides MC is NOT a Greek princess. She married a Greek prince there...
Forum: The Royal Family of Greece 07-15-2008, 01:23 PM
Replies: 498
Views: 70,452
Posted By Odette
Hello iakynthi. The truth is I feel very...

Hello iakynthi.
The truth is I feel very strongly about the family except for these two. Unfortunately Pavlos may have married a rich lady and I am happy for him but MC was the wrong choice in terms...
Forum: The Royal Family of Greece 07-09-2008, 12:40 PM
Replies: 498
Views: 70,452
Posted By Odette
Native American? No but thanks for your kind...

Native American? No but thanks for your kind words. I am Greek. Age has nothing to do with knowledge and Greece has so much history. The GRF is part of our modern history and it is unfortunate that...
Forum: The Royal Family of Greece 07-09-2008, 11:59 AM
Replies: 498
Views: 70,452
Posted By Odette
Everything changes with times and the younger...

Everything changes with times and the younger Greeks feel no connection to the GRF. Constantine was 24 when he inherited the throne and was ill prepared to assume this role. Q Frederika was despised...
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