Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Elisabeth of Greece engaged

September 25, 1933

Princess Elisabeth of Greece is engaged to the Count of Toerring-Jettenbach, according to the Associated Press.

The engagement was announced by the Yugoslav Legation in London.

The 29-year-old Princess is the second of three daughters of Prince and Nicholas of Greece.  Her older sister, Olga, is married to Prince Paul of Yugoslavia, a cousin of King Alexander .

Count Carl-Theodor, 33, is a nephew of Queen Elisabeth of the Belgians, as his mother, Sophie, is Elisabeth's sister.

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