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Frederica of Hanover
Frederica before her arrival in Greece
Queen consort of the Hellenes
Tenure 1 April 1947 – 6 March 1964
Spouse Paul of Greece (m. 1938–1964) «start: (1938-01-09)–end+1: (1964-03-07)»"Marriage: Paul of Greece to Frederica of Hanover" Location: (linkback:
Full name
Frederica Louisa Thyra Victoria Margareta Sophie Olga Cécilie Isabelle Christa
House Hanover
Father Ernest Augustus, Duke of Brunswick
Mother Princess Victoria Louise of Prussia
Born 18 April 1917(1917-04-18)
Blankenburg (Harz), Duchy of Brunswick, German Empire
Died 6 February 1981(1981-02-06) (aged 63)
Madrid, Kingdom of Spain
Burial 12 February 1981
Royal Cemetery, Tatoi Palace, Greece

Frederica of Hanover (Friederike Luise Thyra Victoria Margarita Sophia Olga Cecilia Isabella Christa; Greek: Φρειδερίκη της Ελλάδας; pronounced [friðeˈrici ˈtis eˈlaðas]; 18 April 1917 – 6 February 1981) was Queen consort of Greece from 1947 until 1964 as the wife of King Paul.[1]


  1. Hugh Montgomery-Massingberd (1973). Burke’s Guide to the Royal Family. Burke’s Peerage Ltd. pp. 290, 300. ISBN 0-220-66222-3 .