Profile for Olga Constantinovna of Russia from From Splendor to Revolution: The Romanov Women, 1847--1928 (page 1)
Grand Duchess Vera Konstantinovna of Russia
She had five siblings:. Olga far right with her mother and four of her siblings, c. Petersburg and the Crimea, as well as some time in Poland where her father served as Viceroy. She was educated privately at home. In , she first met her future husband who had just been elected King George I of the Hellenes. The two met again four years later, and she quickly fell in love.
Olga Constantinovna of Russia was Queen consort of the Hellenes as the wife of King George Born, Grand Duchess Olga Constantinovna of Russia.
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She was briefly the regent of Greece in At first, she felt ill at ease in the Kingdom of Greece , but she quickly became involved in social and charitable work. She founded hospitals and schools, but her attempt to promote a new, more accessible, Greek translation of the Gospels sparked riots by religious conservatives. On the assassination of her husband in , Olga returned to Russia. When the First World War broke out, she set up a military hospital in Pavlovsk Palace , which belonged to her brother.