Frederica of Hanover

Queen consort of Greece as the wife of King Paul; daughter of Ernest Augustus, Duke of Brunswick (1887-1953)

Frederica of Hanover (Friederike Luise Thyra Victoria Margarita Sophia Olga Cecilia Isabella Christa; Greek: Φρειδερίκη της Ελλάδας; pronounced [friðeˈrici ˈtis eˈlaðas]; 18 April 1917 – 6 February 1981) was Queen consort of Greece as the wife of King Paul.

On the cover of Time, 1953

QuotesEdit

  • You are fortunate to inherit such knowledge. I envy you. While Greece is the country of my birth, India is the country of my soul.
    • Queen Fredricka of Greece, wife of King Paul. source: A Newsletter of the Kanchi Kamakoti Center of California and From the New Physics to Hinduism.Quoted from Gewali, Salil (2013). Great Minds on India. New Delhi: Penguin Random House.
  • It was my advanced research in physics that had started me on a spiritual quest. It culminated in me accepting the non-dualism or absolute monism of Shankara as my philosophy of life and science.
    • Queen Fredricka of Greece, wife of King Paul.Quoted from Gewali, Salil (2013). Great Minds on India. New Delhi: Penguin Random House.

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