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Pavlos and Marie-Chantal of Greece welcome fifth child

07/01/2008 at 03:30 PM ET

Crown Prince Pavlos of Greece, 41, and his wife, Princess Marie-Chantal, 39, have welcomed their fifth child, a son. The baby boy, who’s name has not been announced, arrived at 6:45 a.m. at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center on Sunday, June 29th. He weighed in at 8 lbs, 8 oz, and mother and son are doing "very well," according to a rep.

The new baby joins siblings Princess Maria-Olympia, 11 ½, Prince Constantine Alexios, 9 ½, Prince Achileas-Andreas, 7 ½, and Prince Odysseas-Kimon, 3 ½. The pregnancy was announced in January.

The family continues to use their courtesy European royalty titles; however, the Hellenic Republic abolished the monarchy in 1974.

Source: Greek Royal Family

Thanks to CBB readers Emily and Jess.

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MB on

They had the baby in CA? Why? Do they not live in Greece?

Lynsey on

No, they don’t live in Greece. Only recently did King Constantine and Queen Anne-Marie get the right to move back to Tatoi Palace in Greece, but AFAIK, none of their children live in Greece. Pavlos & Marie-Chantal live in London, Alexia lives in Spain (more specifically the Canary Islands) Nikolaos and Theodora live in London and Philippos is a student at Georgetown in the US.

The reason they probably went to Cedars-Sinai is because when Marie-Chantal had Odysseas-Kimon, she experienced a lot of blood loss, and both she and Odysseas nearly died, so this time, they wanted to take extra precaution and had the baby at a well-respected and state-of-the-art hospital in case of an emergency.

Heather on

Aww I was so hoping for them to have a second daughter. They have beautiful boys though so I’m sure this one will be no different. I can’t wait to hear is name.

MB on

Thanks Lynsey :-)

Judy on

Nice to hear they are still together. Of the three sisters (Pia, Marie-Chantal and Alexandra), Marie-Chantal’s marriage is the only one that has worked out.

Bethany on

congratulations CBB for finally including the fact that Greece NO LONGER has a royal family and that it was abolished in the 70s. as a proud greek i am not denying our history and the fact that we had a royal family but it kinda annoys me that a lot of media outlets continue to use their titles without adding the fact that they’re not legitimate royals anymore. totally off topic i know but thanks CBB for getting it right!

Piper on

According to wikipedia the baby’s name is Aristidis Stavros

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