Prince George of Greece and Denmark (Greek: Πρίγκιπας Γεώργιος; 24 June 1869 – 25 November 1957) was the second son of King George I of the Hellenes and Grand Duchess Olga, and is remembered chiefly for having once saved the life of the future Emperor of Russia, Nicholas II. He served as high commissioner of the Cretan State during its transition towards independence from Ottoman rule and union with Greece.
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