Royal Bride Princess Tatiana of Greece and Denmark
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ROYAL BRIDE: PRINCESS TATIANA OF GREECE AND DENMARK

The royal bride Tatiana Ellinka Blatnik was born on 28 August 1980 in Caracas, Venezuela as the natural daughter of shoe manufacturer Ladislav “Ladi” Vladimir Blatnik (1931- 1986) and Marie Blanche Bierlein (1954). Tatiana has one older brother, Boris Blatnik, born on 21 February 1978.

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Tatiana Blatnik.

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After her relationship with Ladislav Blatnik, Tatiana’s mother married Venezuelan financier Atilio Brillembourg, himself the father of a boy, Atilio Brillembourg Jr. They moved to Switzerland when she was three-year-old.

Ladislav Vladimir Blatnik, biological father of Tatiana, died when she was six-year-old.

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Atilio Brillembourg and Marie Blanche Bierlein.

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In Switzerland, Tatiana studied at Aiglon College, a private co-educational boarding school in, broadly modelled on British boarding school lines. Later, she attended Georgetown University, in Washington, D.C., graduating in 2003 with a Degree in Sociology.

Tatiana worked in the publicity department as an event planner for fashion designer Diane von Fürstenberg.

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Tatiana and fashion designer Diane von Fürstenberg.

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In 2000 Tatiana met, thanks to her brother Boris, Prince Nikolaos of Greece and Denmark during a stay in Gstaad, Switzerland. Quickly, the two young fall in love and began a long-term relationship.

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Tatiana and Nikolaos.

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Prince Nikolaos of Greece and Denmark, born on 1 October 1969, is the third child of Constantine II and Anne-Marie of Denmark, who were the last King and Queen of Greece, reigning from 1964 to 1973.

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The engagement of Tatiana and Prince Nikolaos was announced on 28 December 2009 by the office of King Constantine II in London.

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King Constantine II, Queen Anne Marie, Marie-Blanche Bierlein Brillembourg and Atilio Brillembourg posed for the official engagement photograph with Prince Nikolaos and his fiance Miss Tatiana Blatnik.

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Prince Nikolaos and his fiancée Miss Tatiana Blatnik pose following the official announcement of their engagement.

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King Constantine II, Queen Anne-Marie, Tatiana Blatnik and Prince Nikolaos during a photo call with the press following their engagement at The Yacht Club of Greece on February 1, 2010 in Greece, Athens.

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Nikolaos and Tatiana were married in the Orthodox Cathedral of Agios Nikolaos in Spetses, Greece, on 25 August 2010.

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General view of the Cathedral of Agios Nikolaos.

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Queen Anne-Marie and son Prince Nikolaos arrive for his wedding to Tatiana Blatnik.

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The bride arrived in a carriage drawn by a horse. She was accompanied by her step-father Atilio Brillembourg.

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Atilio Brillembourg and Tatiana.

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Tatiana wore a wedding dress by Venezuelan fashion designer Ángel Sánchez, a strapless lace gown paired of French Chantilly paired with white lace bolero.

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For her wedding tiara, Tatiana chose The Antique Corsage Tiara, a family heirloom that was also worn by Crown Prince Pavlos’ wife Marie-Chantal at their wedding.  Magnificent Pearl and Diamond Earrings completed her bridal look.

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Nikolaos and Tatiana during their wedding ceremony.

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King Constantine II and Queen Anne Marie of Greece.

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The happy couple left the Cathedral of Agios Nikolaos after their wedding.

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Relatives and members of several European Royal Houses attended the wedding.

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Prince Nikolaos’ aunts Queen Margrethe of Denmark and Queen Sofia of Spain.

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Nikolaos’ siblings Prince Philippo and Princess Theodora of Greece and Denmark.

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Prince Pavlos, Prince Aristidis-Stavros, Prince Achileas-Andreas, Princess Maria Olympia and Princess Marie-Chantal.

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Princess Alexia of Greece and Denmark with husband Carlos Morales and children.



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King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia, then Prince and Princess of Asturias.

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Infanta Elena of Spain.

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Crown Princess Victoria and Prince Daniel of Sweden.

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Princess Madeleine and Prince Carl Philip of Sweden.

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Rosario Nadal, Princess of Preslav.



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Crown Princess Mary of Denmark and Crown Prince Haakon of Norway.

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Crown Princess Mary of Denmark.

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Princess Marie and Prince Joachim of Denmark.

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Lady Gabriella Windsor, Marie-Christine, Princess Michael of Kent and Prince Michael of Kent.

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Carina Axelsson and Gustav, Prince of Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg.

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Prince Willem-Alexander and Princess Maxima, now King and Queen of the Netherlands.

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Empress Farah Diba of Iran.



In October 2013, the couple moved to Athens, Greece. They have no children.

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