Foreign News: Man's Man

Pale, eight-year-old Prince Philip of Greece was under no illusions. Paris in 1929 was full of exiled princes. Some drove taxis. Others were waiters. At his fashionable school in St. Cloud, Philip was always ready to take on odd jobs like waiting on tables. His mother had warned him that he might as well learn, because he too might end up as a waiter.

A great-great-grandson of Britain's Victoria, Philip Glücksburg was born on the Island of Corfu on June 10, 1921. In 1863 his grandfather, Prince William of Denmark, had become Greece's King...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!