Wasn't it the same with Denmark, where Prince Wilhelm became King Georgios of Greece? Wasn't he passed over in the Danish succession by his younger brother Waldemar, but remained in line of succession anyway?
I've often wondered about the situation with him and his descendants. So it seems that they remained Danish dynasts, after all. If nothing else, they continued to be styled as princes and princesses of Denmark.
Genealogically speaking, of course, the family of King Haakon VII of Norway (born Prince Carl of Denmark, second son of the future King Frederik VIII) would have preceded the Greek royals in the Danish succession. However, they were not styled as princes and princesses of Denmark (the future King Olaf V had been born Prince Alexander, but had to relinquish this title).
Does this mean a complete renunciation of Danish succession rights, for the Norwegian royals? If so, then succession to the throne of Denmark would have looked like thus, prior to the 1953 constitutional amendment:
King Christian X (first son of King Frederik VIII) and his male descendants in the male line
Prince Harald (third son of King Frederik VIII, brother of King Christian X) and his male descendants in the male line
Prince Gustav (fourth son of King Frederik VIII, youngest brother of King Christian X) and his male descendants in the male line
Prince Valdemar (third son of King Christian IX, youngest brother of King Frederik VIII) and his male descendants in the male line
Prince William (second son of King Christian IX, who got elected King George I of the Hellenes) and his male descendants in the male line
Is this correct?
I think I was wrong. A treaty in 1863 between Denmark, Russia, France and the UK recognizing Prince William as King of the Hellenes blocked his and following Greek Kings from the succession. I don't know if other Greek Princes were excluded as well.
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