Thousands turn out to bid farewell to Greece’s former king


              Spain's King Felipe and Queen Letizia attend attend the funeral service of former king of Greece Constantine II at Metropolitan Cathedral in Athens, Monday, Jan. 16, 2023. Constantine died in a hospital late Tuesday at the age of 82 as Greece's monarchy was definitively abolished in a referendum in December 1974. (Stoyan Nenov/Pool via AP)
            
              Belgium's King Philippe and Queen Mathilde attend the funeral service of former King of Greece Constantine II at Metropolitan Cathedral in Athens, Monday, Jan. 16, 2023. Constantine died in a hospital late Tuesday at the age of 82 as Greece's monarchy was definitively abolished in a referendum in December 1974. (Stoyan Nenov/Pool via AP)
            
              Greece's former Crown Prince Pavlos make a speech during the funeral service of former king of Greece Constantine II at Metropolitan Cathedral in Athens, Monday, Jan. 16, 2023. Constantine died in a hospital late Tuesday at the age of 82 as Greece's monarchy was definitively abolished in a referendum in December 1974. (Stoyan Nenov/Pool via AP)
            
              The Netherlands' King Willem-Alexander, center, leaves the Metropolitan Cathedral during the funeral of former king of Greece Constantine II in Athens, Monday, Jan. 16, 2023. Constantine died in a hospital late Tuesday at the age of 82 as Greece's monarchy was definitively abolished in a referendum in December 1974. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)
            
              Britain's Princess Anne waves as she leaves the Metropolitan Cathedral during the funeral of former king of Greece Constantine II in Athens, Monday, Jan. 16, 2023. Constantine died in a hospital late Tuesday at the age of 82 as Greece's monarchy was definitively abolished in a referendum in December 1974. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)
            
              Denmark's Crown Prince Frederik, left, and Queen Margrethe II of Denmark stand outside of the Metropolitan Cathedral during the funeral of former king of Greece Constantine II in Athens, Monday, Jan. 16, 2023. Constantine died in a hospital late Tuesday at the age of 82 as Greece's monarchy was definitively abolished in a referendum in December 1974. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)
            
              The coffin of former king of Greece Constantine II leave the Metropolitan cathedral during his funeral in Athens, Monday, Jan. 16, 2023. Constantine died in a hospital late Tuesday at the age of 82 as Greece's monarchy was definitively abolished in a referendum in December 1974. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)
            
              The coffin of former king of Greece Constantine II arrive for his funeral at Metropolitan Cathedral in Athens, Monday, Jan. 16, 2023. Constantine died in a hospital late Tuesday at the age of 82 as Greece's monarchy was definitively abolished in a referendum in December 1974. (Stoyan Nenov/Pool via AP)
            
              Greece's former princess Irene, center, sister of former king of Greece Constantine II arrives at Metropolitan Cathedral for the funeral in Athens, Monday, Jan. 16, 2023. Constantine died in a hospital late Tuesday at the age of 82 as Greece's monarchy was definitively abolished in a referendum in December 1974. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)
            
              CORRECTS THE NAME OF PRINCE ON THE RIGHT Prince Philippos, left, Prince Pavlos, center, and Prince Nikolaos right, sons of former king of Greece Constantine II stand behind their father coffin as they arrive at the Metropolitan cathedral for his funeral in Athens, Monday, Jan. 16, 2023. Constantine died in a hospital late Tuesday at the age of 82 as Greece's monarchy was definitively abolished in a referendum in December 1974. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)
            
              Former Spanish King Juan Carlos, center, and Spain's former Queen Sofia, sister of former king of Greece Constantine II arrive at Metropolitan Cathedral for the funeral in Athens, Monday, Jan. 16, 2023. Constantine died in a hospital late Tuesday at the age of 82 as Greece's monarchy was definitively abolished in a referendum in December 1974. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)
            
              People attend the funeral service of the former king of Greece Constantine II at Metropolitan Cathedral in Athens, Monday, Jan. 16, 2023. Constantine died in a hospital late Tuesday at the age of 82 as Greece's monarchy was definitively abolished in a referendum in December 1974. (Stoyan Nenov/Pool via AP)
            
              Greece's former Queen Anne Marie, former Crown Prince Pavlos and Princess Marie-Chantal, seen first row, former Spanish King Juan Carlos and Queen Sofia, second row, attend the funeral service of former king of Greece Constantine II at Metropolitan Cathedral in Athens, Monday, Jan. 16, 2023. Constantine died in a hospital late Tuesday at the age of 82 as Greece's monarchy was definitively abolished in a referendum in December 1974. (Stoyan Nenov/Pool via AP)
            
              A man holds a picture of the former king of Greece Constantine with his wife, as others wait to enter in the Chapel of Saint Eleftherios as the coffin of the former king of Greece Constantine lies in repose in Athens, Monday, Jan. 16, 2023. Constantine died in a hospital late Tuesday at the age of 82 as Greece's monarchy was definitively abolished in a referendum in December 1974. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)
            
              Britain's Princess Anne arrives for the funeral of the former king of Greece Constantine II at Metropolitan Cathedral in Athens, Monday, Jan. 16, 2023. Constantine died in a hospital late Tuesday at the age of 82 as Greece's monarchy was definitively abolished in a referendum in December 1974. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)
            
              Greece's former Queen Anne Marie, left, former Crown Prince Pavlos, right, and former Spanish King Juan Carlos, center, attend the funeral service of former king of Greece Constantine II at Metropolitan Cathedral in Athens, Monday, Jan. 16, 2023. Constantine died in a hospital late Tuesday at the age of 82 as Greece's monarchy was definitively abolished in a referendum in December 1974. (Stoyan Nenov/Pool via AP)
            
              The coffin of former king of Greece Constantine II arrive for his funeral at Metropolitan Cathedral in Athens, Monday, Jan. 16, 2023. Constantine died in a hospital late Tuesday at the age of 82 as Greece's monarchy was definitively abolished in a referendum in December 1974. (Stoyan Nenov/Pool via AP)
            
              Prince Pavlos son of former king of Greece Constantine II stands in front of the coffin during funeral at Metropolitan Cathedral in Athens, Monday, Jan. 16, 2023. Constantine died in a hospital late Tuesday at the age of 82 as Greece's monarchy was definitively abolished in a referendum in December 1974. (Stoyan Nenov/Pool via AP)
            
              Greece's former princess Irene, center, sister of former king of Greece Constantine II arrives at Metropolitan Cathedral for the funeral in Athens, Monday, Jan. 16, 2023. Constantine died in a hospital late Tuesday at the age of 82 as Greece's monarchy was definitively abolished in a referendum in December 1974. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)
            
              CORRECTS THE NAME OF PRINCE ON THE RIGHT Prince Philippos, left, Prince Pavlos, center, and Prince Nikolaos right, sons of former king of Greece Constantine II stand behind their father coffin as they arrive at the Metropolitan cathedral for his funeral in Athens, Monday, Jan. 16, 2023. Constantine died in a hospital late Tuesday at the age of 82 as Greece's monarchy was definitively abolished in a referendum in December 1974. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)
            
              Former Spanish King Juan Carlos, center, and Spain's former Queen Sofia, sister of former king of Greece Constantine II arrive at Metropolitan Cathedral for the funeral in Athens, Monday, Jan. 16, 2023. Constantine died in a hospital late Tuesday at the age of 82 as Greece's monarchy was definitively abolished in a referendum in December 1974. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)
            
              CORRECTS THE NAME OF PRINCE ON THE RIGHT Prince Philippos, walking behind coffin left, Prince Pavlos, center, and  Prince Nikolaos, right, sons of former king of Greece Constantine II walk behind their father coffin as they arrive at the Metropolitan cathedral for his funeral in Athens, Monday, Jan. 16, 2023. Constantine died in a hospital late Tuesday at the age of 82 as Greece's monarchy was definitively abolished in a referendum in December 1974. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)
            
              People attend the funeral service of the former king of Greece Constantine II at Metropolitan Cathedral in Athens, Monday, Jan. 16, 2023. Constantine died in a hospital late Tuesday at the age of 82 as Greece's monarchy was definitively abolished in a referendum in December 1974. (Stoyan Nenov/Pool via AP)
            
              Greece's former Queen Anne Marie, former Crown Prince Pavlos and Princess Marie-Chantal, seen first row, former Spanish King Juan Carlos and Queen Sofia, second row, attend the funeral service of former king of Greece Constantine II at Metropolitan Cathedral in Athens, Monday, Jan. 16, 2023. Constantine died in a hospital late Tuesday at the age of 82 as Greece's monarchy was definitively abolished in a referendum in December 1974. (Stoyan Nenov/Pool via AP)
            
              CORRECTS THE NAME OF PRINCE ON THE RIGHT Prince Philippos, rear, Prince Pavlos, center, and Prince Nikolaos, right, sons of former king of Greece Constantine II stand in front of the coffin during funeral at Metropolitan Cathedral in Athens, Monday, Jan. 16, 2023. Constantine died in a hospital late Tuesday at the age of 82 as Greece's monarchy was definitively abolished in a referendum in December 1974. (Stoyan Nenov/Pool via AP)
            
              Prince Pavlos son of former king of Greece Constantine II stands in front of the coffin during funeral at Metropolitan Cathedral in Athens, Monday, Jan. 16, 2023. Constantine died in a hospital late Tuesday at the age of 82 as Greece's monarchy was definitively abolished in a referendum in December 1974. (Stoyan Nenov/Pool via AP)
            
              The coffin of former king of Greece Constantine II arrive for his funeral at Metropolitan Cathedral in Athens, Monday, Jan. 16, 2023. Constantine died in a hospital late Tuesday at the age of 82 as Greece's monarchy was definitively abolished in a referendum in December 1974. (Stoyan Nenov/Pool via AP)
            
              Prince Pavlos son of former king of Greece Constantine II stands in front of the coffin during funeral at Metropolitan Cathedral in Athens, Monday, Jan. 16, 2023. Constantine died in a hospital late Tuesday at the age of 82 as Greece's monarchy was definitively abolished in a referendum in December 1974. (Stoyan Nenov/Pool via AP)
            
              Greece's former princess Irene, center, sister of former king of Greece Constantine II arrives at Metropolitan Cathedral for the funeral in Athens, Monday, Jan. 16, 2023. Constantine died in a hospital late Tuesday at the age of 82 as Greece's monarchy was definitively abolished in a referendum in December 1974. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)
            
              Greece's former princess Irene, center, sister of former king of Greece Constantine II arrives at Metropolitan Cathedral for the funeral in Athens, Monday, Jan. 16, 2023. Constantine died in a hospital late Tuesday at the age of 82 as Greece's monarchy was definitively abolished in a referendum in December 1974. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)
            
              CORRECTS THE NAME OF PRINCE ON THE RIGHT Prince Philippos, left, Prince Pavlos, center, and Prince Nikolaos right, sons of former king of Greece Constantine II stand behind their father coffin as they arrive at the Metropolitan cathedral for his funeral in Athens, Monday, Jan. 16, 2023. Constantine died in a hospital late Tuesday at the age of 82 as Greece's monarchy was definitively abolished in a referendum in December 1974. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)
            
              Former Spanish King Juan Carlos, center, and Spain's former Queen Sofia, sister of former king of Greece Constantine II arrive at Metropolitan Cathedral for the funeral in Athens, Monday, Jan. 16, 2023. Constantine died in a hospital late Tuesday at the age of 82 as Greece's monarchy was definitively abolished in a referendum in December 1974. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)
            
              CORRECTS THE NAME OF PRINCE ON THE RIGHT Prince Philippos, walking behind coffin left, Prince Pavlos, center, and  Prince Nikolaos, right, sons of former king of Greece Constantine II walk behind their father coffin as they arrive at the Metropolitan cathedral for his funeral in Athens, Monday, Jan. 16, 2023. Constantine died in a hospital late Tuesday at the age of 82 as Greece's monarchy was definitively abolished in a referendum in December 1974. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)
            
              CORRECTS THE NAME OF PRINCE ON THE RIGHT Prince Philippos, rear, Prince Pavlos, center, and Prince Nikolaos, right, sons of former king of Greece Constantine II stand in front of the coffin during funeral at Metropolitan Cathedral in Athens, Monday, Jan. 16, 2023. Constantine died in a hospital late Tuesday at the age of 82 as Greece's monarchy was definitively abolished in a referendum in December 1974. (Stoyan Nenov/Pool via AP)
            
              Prince Pavlos son of former king of Greece Constantine II stands in front of the coffin during funeral at Metropolitan Cathedral in Athens, Monday, Jan. 16, 2023. Constantine died in a hospital late Tuesday at the age of 82 as Greece's monarchy was definitively abolished in a referendum in December 1974. (Stoyan Nenov/Pool via AP)
            
              The coffin of former king of Greece Constantine II arrive for his funeral at Metropolitan Cathedral in Athens, Monday, Jan. 16, 2023. Constantine died in a hospital late Tuesday at the age of 82 as Greece's monarchy was definitively abolished in a referendum in December 1974. (Stoyan Nenov/Pool via AP)
            
              Prince Pavlos son of former king of Greece Constantine II stands in front of the coffin during funeral at Metropolitan Cathedral in Athens, Monday, Jan. 16, 2023. Constantine died in a hospital late Tuesday at the age of 82 as Greece's monarchy was definitively abolished in a referendum in December 1974. (Stoyan Nenov/Pool via AP)
            
              Greece's former princess Irene, center, sister of former king of Greece Constantine II arrives at Metropolitan Cathedral for the funeral in Athens, Monday, Jan. 16, 2023. Constantine died in a hospital late Tuesday at the age of 82 as Greece's monarchy was definitively abolished in a referendum in December 1974. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)
            
              Greece's former princess Irene, center, sister of former king of Greece Constantine II arrives at Metropolitan Cathedral for the funeral in Athens, Monday, Jan. 16, 2023. Constantine died in a hospital late Tuesday at the age of 82 as Greece's monarchy was definitively abolished in a referendum in December 1974. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)
            
              CORRECTS THE NAME OF PRINCE ON THE RIGHT Prince Philippos, left, Prince Pavlos, center, and Prince Nikolaos right, sons of former king of Greece Constantine II stand behind their father coffin as they arrive at the Metropolitan cathedral for his funeral in Athens, Monday, Jan. 16, 2023. Constantine died in a hospital late Tuesday at the age of 82 as Greece's monarchy was definitively abolished in a referendum in December 1974. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)
            
              Former Spanish King Juan Carlos, center, and Spain's former Queen Sofia, sister of former king of Greece Constantine II arrive at Metropolitan Cathedral for the funeral in Athens, Monday, Jan. 16, 2023. Constantine died in a hospital late Tuesday at the age of 82 as Greece's monarchy was definitively abolished in a referendum in December 1974. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)
            
              CORRECTS THE NAME OF PRINCE ON THE RIGHT Prince Philippos, walking behind coffin left, Prince Pavlos, center, and  Prince Nikolaos, right, sons of former king of Greece Constantine II walk behind their father coffin as they arrive at the Metropolitan cathedral for his funeral in Athens, Monday, Jan. 16, 2023. Constantine died in a hospital late Tuesday at the age of 82 as Greece's monarchy was definitively abolished in a referendum in December 1974. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)
            
              Prince Philippos, rear, Prince Pavlos, center, and Prince Pavlos, right, sons of former king of Greece Constantine II stand in front of the coffin during funeral at Metropolitan Cathedral in Athens, Monday, Jan. 16, 2023. Constantine died in a hospital late Tuesday at the age of 82 as Greece's monarchy was definitively abolished in a referendum in December 1974. (Stoyan Nenov/Pool via AP)
            
              Prince Pavlos son of former king of Greece Constantine II stands in front of the coffin during funeral at Metropolitan Cathedral in Athens, Monday, Jan. 16, 2023. Constantine died in a hospital late Tuesday at the age of 82 as Greece's monarchy was definitively abolished in a referendum in December 1974. (Stoyan Nenov/Pool via AP)
            
              The coffin of former king of Greece Constantine II arrive for his funeral at Metropolitan Cathedral in Athens, Monday, Jan. 16, 2023. Constantine died in a hospital late Tuesday at the age of 82 as Greece's monarchy was definitively abolished in a referendum in December 1974. (Stoyan Nenov/Pool via AP)
            
              Prince Pavlos son of former king of Greece Constantine II stands in front of the coffin during funeral at Metropolitan Cathedral in Athens, Monday, Jan. 16, 2023. Constantine died in a hospital late Tuesday at the age of 82 as Greece's monarchy was definitively abolished in a referendum in December 1974. (Stoyan Nenov/Pool via AP)
            
              Greece's former princess Irene, center, sister of former king of Greece Constantine II arrives at Metropolitan Cathedral for the funeral in Athens, Monday, Jan. 16, 2023. Constantine died in a hospital late Tuesday at the age of 82 as Greece's monarchy was definitively abolished in a referendum in December 1974. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)
            
              Former Spanish King Juan Carlos, center, and Spain's former Queen Sofia, sister of former king of Greece Constantine II arrive at Metropolitan Cathedral for the funeral in Athens, Monday, Jan. 16, 2023. Constantine died in a hospital late Tuesday at the age of 82 as Greece's monarchy was definitively abolished in a referendum in December 1974. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)
            
              Greece's former princess Irene, center, sister of former king of Greece Constantine II arrives at Metropolitan Cathedral for the funeral in Athens, Monday, Jan. 16, 2023. Constantine died in a hospital late Tuesday at the age of 82 as Greece's monarchy was definitively abolished in a referendum in December 1974. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)
            
              CORRECTS THE NAME OF PRINCE ON THE RIGHT Prince Philippos, left, Prince Pavlos, center, and Prince Nikolaos right, sons of former king of Greece Constantine II stand behind their father coffin as they arrive at the Metropolitan cathedral for his funeral in Athens, Monday, Jan. 16, 2023. Constantine died in a hospital late Tuesday at the age of 82 as Greece's monarchy was definitively abolished in a referendum in December 1974. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)
            
              CORRECTS THE NAME OF PRINCE ON THE RIGHT Prince Philippos, walking behind coffin left, Prince Pavlos, center, and  Prince Nikolaos, right, sons of former king of Greece Constantine II walk behind their father coffin as they arrive at the Metropolitan cathedral for his funeral in Athens, Monday, Jan. 16, 2023. Constantine died in a hospital late Tuesday at the age of 82 as Greece's monarchy was definitively abolished in a referendum in December 1974. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)
            
              A woman holds a rose wait in the line with other people to enter in the Chapel of Saint Eleftherios as the coffin of the former king of Greece Constantine lies in repose in Athens, Monday, Jan. 16, 2023. Constantine died in a hospital late Tuesday at the age of 82 as Greece's monarchy was definitively abolished in a referendum in December 1974. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)
            
              A man holds a picture of the former king of Greece Constantine with his wife, as others wait to enter in the Chapel of Saint Eleftherios as the coffin of the former king of Greece Constantine lies in repose in Athens, Monday, Jan. 16, 2023. Constantine died in a hospital late Tuesday at the age of 82 as Greece's monarchy was definitively abolished in a referendum in December 1974. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)
            
              Women holds roses as they wait to enter in the Chapel of Saint Eleftherios as the coffin of the former king of Greece Constantine lies in repose in Athens, Monday, Jan. 16, 2023. Constantine died in a hospital late Tuesday at the age of 82 as Greece's monarchy was definitively abolished in a referendum in December 1974. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)
            
              Prince Philippos son of former king of Greece Constantine II arrives at the Metropolitan cathedral for the funeral of his father in Athens, Monday, Jan. 16, 2023. Constantine died in a hospital late Tuesday at the age of 82 as Greece's monarchy was definitively abolished in a referendum in December 1974. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)
            
              Prince Pavlos son of former king of Greece Constantine II arrives at the Metropolitan cathedral for the funeral of his father in Athens, Monday, Jan. 16, 2023. Constantine died in a hospital late Tuesday at the age of 82 as Greece's monarchy was definitively abolished in a referendum in December 1974. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)
            
              Men pay their respect to the former king of Greece Constantine in the Chapel of Saint Eleftherios in Athens, Monday, Jan. 16, 2023. Constantine died in a hospital late Tuesday at the age of 82 as Greece's monarchy was definitively abolished in a referendum in December 1974. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)
            
              A man holds a picture of the former king of Greece Constantine with his wife Queen Anne-Marie, as wait in the Chapel of Saint Eleftherios as the coffin of the former king of Greece Constantine II lies in repose in Athens, Monday, Jan. 16, 2023. Constantine died in a hospital late Tuesday at the age of 82 as Greece's monarchy was definitively abolished in a referendum in December 1974. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)
            
              Prince Philippos, left, Prince Pavlos, center, and Prince Pavlos, right, sons of former king of Greece Constantine II stand behind their father coffin as they arrive at the Metropolitan cathedral for his funeral in Athens, Monday, Jan. 16, 2023. Constantine died in a hospital late Tuesday at the age of 82 as Greece's monarchy was definitively abolished in a referendum in December 1974. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)
            
              The coffin of former king of Greece Constantine II arrives at the Metropolitan cathedral for his funeral in Athens, Monday, Jan. 16, 2023. Constantine died in a hospital late Tuesday at the age of 82 as Greece's monarchy was definitively abolished in a referendum in December 1974. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)
            
              Prince Philippos, left, Prince Pavlos, center, and Prince Pavlos, right, sons of former king of Greece Constantine II walk behind their father coffin as they arrive at the Metropolitan cathedral for his funeral in Athens, Monday, Jan. 16, 2023. Constantine died in a hospital late Tuesday at the age of 82 as Greece's monarchy was definitively abolished in a referendum in December 1974. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)
Thousands turn out to bid farewell to Greece’s former king