|Countess of Törring-Jettenbach|
|Born||24 May 1904|
Tatoi Palace, Tatoi, Kingdom of Greece
|Died||11 January 1955 50) (aged|
Munich, Bavaria, Germany
Carl Theodor, Count of Törring-Jettenbach
|Issue||Hans Veit, Count of Törring-Jettenbach|
Helene, Archduchess Ferdinand Karl of Austria
|Father||Prince Nicholas of Greece and Denmark|
|Mother||Grand Duchess Elena Vladimirovna of Russia|
Princess Elisabeth of Greece and Denmark (Greek : Πριγκίπισσα Ελισάβετ της Ελλάδας και Δανίας; 24 May 1904 – 11 January 1955) was the middle daughter of Prince Nicholas of Greece and Grand Duchess Elena Vladimirovna of Russia.
Elizabeth was born on 24 May 1904 at Tatoi, Greece.Her family nicknamed her 'Woolly' because of her thick, dark brown hair. Princess Elisabeth was a horsewoman and painter.
Elizabeth's older sister, Olga, married Prince Paul of Yugoslavia in 1923. After the assassination of his cousin, King Alexander I, Paul served as Prince Regent of Yugoslavia from 1934 to 1941.
Elizabeth's younger sister, Marina, married Prince George, Duke of Kent, in 1934. Marina's elder son, Edward, is the current Duke of Kent, a first cousin of Queen Elizabeth II.
Through their father, Elizabeth and her sisters were first cousins of Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.
Elisabeth married Count Carl Theodor of Törring-Jettenbach (22 September 1900 - 14 May 1967) on 10 January 1934. Through his mother, Duchess Sophie Adelheid in Bavaria, he was the nephew of Queen Elisabeth of the Belgians and of Princess Marie Gabrielle of Bavaria.Elisabeth and Carl Theodor had two children, six grandchildren and seventeen great-grandchildren:
Elisabeth died of cancer on 11 January 1955 in Munich. She was 50 years old.
|Ancestors of Princess Elizabeth of Greece and Denmark|
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