NamePrince Alexander (Nicolaos) Mavrocordato First President of Greece, 6G Grandson
Birth3 Feb 1791, Phanar, Constantinople, Turkey/Byzantium
Death6 Aug 1865, Egina, Greece/Hellenes
Note 1President of First National Greek Assembly. Prime Minister of Greece (1833, 1841, 1844, 1854). Ambassador to Paris 1850-54.
Note 2In 1812 he went to the court of his uncle loannes Caradja, hospodar of Walachia, with whom he passed into exile in Russia and Italy (1817). Member of the Hetairia Philiki and among the Phanariot Greeks who hastened to the Morea in 1821.
Note 3Persuaded Byron to join the Greek cause. Met the poet Shelley in Greece in 1820 who dedicated 'Hellas' to him. Taught Mary Shelley Greek.
Note 4Leader of the ‘English’ party (in opposition to the Greek ‘French’ and ‘Russian’ parties) he was identified particularly with constitutional government.
Marriage20 Jan 1830, Athens, Greece/Hellenes
SpouseChariclea (Jacobus) Argyropoulo, 7G Granddaughter
Birth8 Sep 1808, Phanar, Constantinople, Turkey/Byzantium
Death3 May 1884, Paris, France
Death MemoAnother source says 13 May 1884.
BurialAthens, Greece
Children
Birth16 Nov 1837, Trieste, Italy/Austria
Death31 Jan 1903, Athens, Greece/Hellenes
Marriage?
ChildrenAlexander (Nicholas) (1862-1895)
 Sophia (Nicholas) (1864-1932)
 Chariclea (Nicholas) (1866-1926)
 George (Nicholas) (1867-1883)
Birth23 Apr 1839
Death8 Jan 1902
SpouseBaroness Irene (Simon) Sina , 9G Granddaughter
Marriage19 May 1864, Paris, France
Married MemoOr 1865, Vienna?
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