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Does Greece’s former king deserve a state funeral?


The web site In.gr, against this, doesn’t wish to sugarcoat Constantine’s reminiscence:

“We won’t neglect the harm he did to our nation. … Accepting the results of the 1974 referendum was maybe the one good factor he did. No, we’ll always remember the previous King Constantine, who lived lavishly on the backs of the Greek individuals with a fortune to which he was not entitled [the royal assets were initially nationalised after the abolition of the monarchy, but partially restored later on]. … No, royal households are about extra than simply glamour, horse-drawn carriages, royal weddings and funerals like we see in Britain. They additionally stand for darkness and soiled offers on the expense of the individuals and democracy.”

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