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Manos is a Greek family which was one of minor Phanariot families of Constantinople.

Much of the family later settled in the independent Greek Kingdom. Further prominence for the family was ensued from the controversial marriage of Aspasia Manos to King Alexander I of Greece.

Its members include:

Konstantinos Manos (1869-1913), politician and writer, resided in Chania, Crete

Petros Manos (1871-1918), colonel, younger brother of Konstantinos; father of Aspasia (below) who became king's wife

Aspasia Manos (1896-1972), daughter of Petros (above), wife of King Alexander of Greece, mother of Alexandra, Queen of Yugoslavia and grandmother of the current Alexander, Crown Prince of Yugoslavia

Ileana Manos (b.1971), great-grand-daughter of Konstantinos (above); current Duchess of Chartres as wife of Prince Charles Louis, Duke of Chartres

John B. Manos (b.1971), great-grandson of Petros (above); currently a U.S. attorney; no diplomatic status as he was severed from the family when it was discovered he had been baptized Roman Catholic. Graduate of the Inaugural class of Ave Maria School of Law; ironically is also a Kentucky Colonel like Petros.

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