A previous emperor has actually passed away.
Constantine II, who worked as the last king of Greece, passed away at age 82, The Associated Press validates. Physicians revealed his handing down Jan. 10.
Per the outlet, personnel at the Hygeia Medical facility in Athens report that Constantine II passed after getting care in the extensive care system. A cause of death has actually not been exposed.
The previous ruler, who is the child of King George II‘s more youthful sibling King Paul, led a life with lots of turning points. Prior to ending up being King, Constantine competed in the Olympics in 1960, taking house a gold medal for cruising in the Dragon class.Three years later on, in 1963, he was made an International Olympic Committee member (a subscription he preserved till 1974.)
A couple of years after his athletic achievement, Constantine rose the throne at age 23, after his daddy died on March 6, 1964 due to cancer. That very same year, Constantine wed previous Princess Anne-Marie of Denmark