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Athens, the modern city [Greece]

31 May 1862

RCIN 2701023

At the time of the Prince’s visit, Greece was ruled by King Otto I, the second son of King Ludwig I of Bavaria. He was elected as the first King of modern Greece in 1832, but his rule was beset with problems. On 23 October 1862, the King was deposed, only a few months after the Prince’s visit. He lived in exile in Bavaria until his death in 1867. Acquired by the Prince of Wales, 1862

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