Friday, March 20, 2009

Constantine in Athens

March 20, 1913

King Constantine of the Hellenes is now in Athens, according to the New York Times, and will be proclaimed king tomorrow and take the oath in the Chamber of Deputies. The body of the late king George will be placed on warship in Salonika on March 26, and will be brought to Athens on the following day. The funeral will probably take place on March 30. It was announced today that a special mausoleum will be constructed for the late king.

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