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VASILEOS GEORGIOU LEOF.

Christian – William – Ferdinand – Adolf – George, second son of the king of Denmark Christian IX, ascended the throne of Greece in 1863 after his unanimous election by the Second National Assembly of Athens and ruled for 50 years. He was born in 1845 in the capital of Denmark and died in 1913 in Thessaloniki, murdered by Alexandros Schinas. The killer committed suicide a few hours after his act. It was never known why he killed George or if there were any moral perpetrators.

Information from the book by Aristides Kesopoulos “THE NAME OF THE ROADS OF THESSALONIKI”, MALLIARIS – PAIDEIA SA publications.

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