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He was born in Rome, Italy, due to the coup which ousted the monarchy from Greece and caused the royal family to flee to Italy in December 1967. His father was deposed in 1973 and the monarchy was officially abolished in 1974.
Like his brothers and sisters, he was educated in the Hellenic College of London, founded by his parents in 1980.
In 1993, he graduated from Brown University with an A.B. in International Relations.
He has worked for NatWest Markets in London and is currently working in his father's private office since 1998. He is a member of board of the Anna-Maria Foundation, designed to help victims of natural disasters like floods and earthquakes in Greece.
Prince Nikolaos was one of a group of European royals at the Slip Inn in Sydney, Australia, during the 2000 Summer Olympics. He was there with his cousins the Crown Prince of Denmark, Prince Joachim of Denmark, and Princess Märtha Louise of Norway. It was at the Slip Inn that Frederik met his future wife Mary Donaldson.
- Main article: Engagement of Prince Nikolaos and Tatiana Blatnik
Until July 2010, when she resigned to concentrate on her wedding plans, Blatnik had worked in the publicity department as an event planner for fashion designer Diane von Fürstenberg.
- Main article: Wedding of Prince Nikolaos and Tatiana Blatnik
The couple married in Spetses, Greece on 25 August 2010. The marriage was widely reported in the Greek media. The entire Danish Royal Family, with the exception of Crown Prince Frederik, traveled to attend the marriage along with others. Other foreign royals were also at the wedding.
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- 1 October 1969 – Present: His Royal Highness Prince Nikolaos of Greece and Denmark