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Prince Charles pays tribute to righteous grandmother on Greece visit

Heir to the throne honoured Princess Alice, who was honoured by Yad Vashem for saving Jews in the Holocaust, while in Athens for the country’s Bicentenary Day celebrations.

The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall wave as they board a flight at Athens International Airport, Greece, after a two-day visit to Greece to celebrate the bicentenary of Greek independence.(PA Wire/PA Images/Victoria Jones)
The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall wave as they board a flight at Athens International Airport, Greece, after a two-day visit to Greece to celebrate the bicentenary of Greek independence.(PA Wire/PA Images/Victoria Jones)

 During a visit to Greece, the Prince of Wales paid tribute to his grandmother, Princess Alice, who is counted as ‘Righteous Among The Nations’.

Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall were guests at an official state dinner at the presidential mansion in Athens for the country’s Bicentenary Independence Day celebrations.

He said: “It was in Athens that my dear grandmother, Princess Alice, during the dark years of Nazi occupation, sheltered a Jewish family.”

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