EUROPEAN ROYAL HOUSES

 

 

A. Bagration of Moukhrani line

HISTORY OF BAGRATION OF MOUKHRANI LINE

Prince GEORGE BAGRATION of MOUKHRANI, b at Rome 22 Feb 1944, son of Prince Irakly (b at Tiflis, Georgia 21 Mar 1909; d at Madrid 30 Nov 1977), and his 2nd wife m at Rome 20 Jun 1940 Countess Maria Antonietta Pasquini, b San Angelo in Vado 26 Apr 1911; d at Rome 22 Feb 1944, dau of Count Ugo Pasquini and Enirchetta Gastaldi (he had m 1st Marie Belaiev, div), assumed the Headship of the Royal House of Bagration of Georgia, taking the title Royal Highness, 1977, m 1stly at Nice 11 Mar 1968 (m diss by div) María de las Mercedes Zornoza y Ponce de Leon (b at Madrid 14 Aug 1942), dau of José Zornoza and his wife María de las Mercedes Ponce de Leon. He m 2ndly at …..1982, Nuria Llopis(b …...19..), and has issue

By 1st

1. Princess María Antoinetta, b 21 Jun 1969.

2. Prince Irakly, b 26 Aug 1972.

3. Prince David, b 24 Jun 1976.

By 2nd

4. Prince Gourami, b …… 1984/85.

Half-brother and sister

Issue of Prince Irakly (1909-1977), who proclaimed himself Head of the Royal House of Georgia, and his 3rd wife m at San Sebastian 29 Aug 1946 Infanta María de las Mercedes of Bavaria and Bourbon, Princess of Bavaria (b at Madrid 3 Oct 1911; d at Madrid 11 Sep 1953), dau of Prince Fernando of Bavaria y Borbón, Infante of Spain, and Infanta Maria Teresa of Bourbon and Austria Prince Irakly m 4th at Madrid 19 Oct 1961 María del Pilar Pascual y Roig, no issue).

1. Princess Maria Victoria Tamara Elena Antonietta, b at Madrid 27 Jun 1947; m at Madrid 24 Oct 1968 José Luis Blanco y Briones (b at Madrid 23 Dec 1935), son of Francisco Blanco y Rodríguez and Araceli Briones y Ballesteros.

2. Prince Bagrat Juan Marie, b at Madrid 12 Jan 1949; m at Madrid 12 Nov 1976 María del Carmen Ulloa y Suelves (b at Madrid 6 May 1953) dau of Gonzalo Ulloa y Ramírez de Haro, Marquess of Castro Serna, and María Joséfa Suelves y Ponsich, and has issue,

1). Prince Juan, b at Madrid 12 Aug 1977.

2). Princess Inès, b at Madrid 4 Dec 1980.

Aunts

Issue of Prince George, b at St Petersburg 16 Jul 1884; d at Madrid 29 Sep 1957, Marshal of the Nobility of Dousheti (Tiflis), m at Tiflis Jul 1908 Elena Sigismonovna Zlotnicky (b at Tiflis 29 Mar 1886; d at Madrid 25 Apr 1979) dau of Sigismond Dmitrievich Zlotnicky aand Princess Maria Eliosbarvna Eristov.

1. Princess Maria, b at Tbilissi 13 Oct 1911; d there 10 Aug 1992.

2. Princess Leonida, b at Tiflis 23 Sep 1914; m 1stly at Nice 6 Nov 1934 (m diss by div at Nice 18 Nov 1937) Sumner Moore Kirby (b at Wilkes Barre, PA, USA 5 Sep 1895; d in concentration camp at Leau bei Bernburg, Germany 7 Apr 1945), son of Fred Morgan Kirby and Jessie Amelie Owen. She m 2ndly at 13 Aug 1948 Grand Duke Wladimir Kyrillovich, Head of the Imperial House of Russia (b at Borga, Finland 17/30 Aug 1917; d at Miami, Florida 21 Apr 1992), son of Grand Duke Kyrill Wladimirovich and Princess Victoria Melita of Edinburgh, Princess of Great Britain and Ireland, Princess of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (see Part I, RUSSIA)

Brother of great-grandfather

Issue of Prince Michel Bagration (1792-1869), yst son of Prince Constantine Ivanovich Bagration (1782-1842), and grandson of Prince Ivané I, penultimate Sovereign Prince of Moukhrani (1756-1800).

Prince Alexander Michailovich Bagration, b at Moscow 29 Mar 1856; d at Versoix, Switzerland 19 Jan 1935; Imp Chamberlain, Councilor of State, Kt Orderd of Saint George of Russia (4th cl), Saint Stanislas (2nd cl), Saint Anne (3rd cl), m at Mzkhet, Georgia 25 May 1879 Princess Mina Tarkhan Moouravi (b at Tiflis 27 Oct 1860; d at Versoix 28 Jan 1934) dau of Prince Iossif Tarkhan-Moouravi and Princess Barbara Orbeliani, and had among other issue,

1. Prince Michael, b at Tiflis, 23 Aug 1883; assas at Tiflis …. 1926, m at Tiflis …… 1907, Princess Daria Koboulova (d at Tbilissi …. 1934), dau of Prince Eugene Koboulov and Princess Nina Eristova, and had with other issue

1). Prince Alexander, b at Warsaw 21 Oct 1909; d at Tbilissi 6 Aug 1978; m Nina Ritchkov, b 19 Dec 1924, and had issue,

(1). Prince Michael, b at Roustavi, Georgia 8 Nov 1938; m … Albina Safranov, b at …. 22 May 1944, and has issue

1. Prince Alexander, b at Roustavi 18 Mar 1973.

2. Prince Irakly, b at Roustavi 13 Feb 1977.

(2). Princess Irena, b at Roustavi 28 Mar 1942; m …… Vakhtang Kvatchadze, b at 19 Mar 1937.

2). Princess Elizabeth, b at Tiflis 31 May 1919; m J Soumbatachvili.

2. Prince George, b at Tiflis 7 Mar 1886; d at Wiesbaden 29 Jun 1922; m at St Petersburg 15 Jan 1912 Olga Alexeievna Sinelnikova (b at St Petersburg 9 Jul 1893; d at Garches, France 15 Apr 1969), dau of Alexis Nicolaievich Sinelnikov and Nadejda Ivanovna Dournova, and had with other issue,

1). Prince Constantin, b at St Petersburg 16 Oct 1915; d at Tbilissi 13 Apr 1992; m at Villenave d’Ornon, France 1 Jun 1953 Monique Pauliac (b at Mussidan, France 2 Dec 1925) dau of Jean Louis Pauliac and Marie Gerbeaud, and has issue,

(1). Princess Kéthévane, b at Talence 20 Jul 1954; m at Rome 6 Jun 1978, Prince Raimondo Orsini, Prince of the Holy Roman Empire (b at Rome 18 Nov 1931), son of Prince Lelio Orsini and Countess Louise Rignon.

(2). Prince Alexander, b at Talence 4 Aug 1956.

2). Prince Michael, b at Tbilissi 29 Jul 1920; m at Paris 26 Apr 1942, Minodora (b at Tbilissi 29 Jul 1918; d at … 10 Sep 1985), dau of Akazius Kochtaria and Minodora Turlia, and has issue,

Princess Tamara, b at Paris 23 Apr 1950.

3. Prince Constantine, b at Tiflis 2 Mar 1889 (his rank as Georgian dynast informally confirmed by Nicholas II 1911); d at Yaroslav, nr Lemberg (Russia Galicia, now Poland) 19 May 1915; m at Pavlovsk, St Petersburg 24 Aug 1911 Princess Tatiana Constantinva (b at St Petersburg 11 Jan 1890; at Jerusalem 28 Aug 1979), renounced her rights of succession to the Russian Throne at the time of her marriage, Professed Religious 1946, Abbess and Superior of the Orthodox Convent of the Mount of Olives, dau of Grand Duke Constantine Constantinovich of Russia and Princess Elisabeth of Saxe-Altenburg, and had issue,

1). Prince Theimouraz, b at Pavlovsk 21 Aug 1912; d at New York 10 Apr 1992; m 1stly at Belgrade 27 Oct 1940 Catherine Ratchich (b at London 4 Jul 1919; d at Neuilly-sur-Seine 2-0 Dec 1946), dau of Stefan Ratchich and Pava Pachich. He m 2ndly at new York 27 Nov 1949 Countess Irina Serguéievna Tchernychev-Bezobrazov (b at Neuilly-sur-Seine 26 Sep 1926), dau of Count Serge Alexnadrovich Tchernychev-Bezobrazov and Countess Elisabeth Dimitrievna Cheremtev.

2). Princess Nathalie, b at Yalta, Crimea 19 Apr 1914; d at London 26 Aug 1984; m at London 22 Apr 1944, Sir Charles Johnston, KCMG (b at London 11 Mar 1912; d there 23 Apr 1986), British High Commissioner in Australia, Gov-Gen of Aden, British Ambassador in Jordan, son of Ernest Johnston and Emma Hepburn.

2nd line

Issue of Prince George Bagration (1877-1928), son of Prince Estate Bagration (1830-1908), and great-grandson of penultimate Sovereign Prince Ivané, and Zenaida Moroco (m 1st ….. Bikov).

1. Prince Theimouraz, b at Tiflis 11 Jun 1915; d , m at Newport, RI 4 Jun 1942 Sylvia Gallo (b ), dau of Julien Gallo y Palacio and Eloina Azcuy, and had issue,

Prince George, b at Newport, RI, 5 Feb 1950.

2. Princess Tamara, b ….

B. JUNIOR BUT LAST REIGNING LINE

History of Junior but last Reigning Line

Prince NUKZAR PETROVICH GROUZINSKY, b at Tbilisi 25 Aug 1950, film producer, succ his father as senior representative of the Royal House of Kartli and Kakheti, 1984, m at ……. 10 Feb 1971 Leyla Georgievna Kipiani (b at …….. 16 Jul 1947), and had issue,

1. Princess Anna Nukzarovna, b at Tbilisi 1 Nov 1976.

2. Princess Maya Nukzarovna, b at Tbilisi 2 Jan 1978.

Sisters

Daughters of Prince Peter Petrovich Grouzinsky, famed Georgian poet and author of lyrics of many popular songs, including the city hymn "Song About Tbilisi", composed by Revaz Lagidze using his lyrics; "Honoured Art Worker" (Soviet Union, 1979); (b at ….. 28 Mar 1920; d at ……… 13 Aug 1984), m 1stly at ….. 1939 (m diss by div ……) Kethevan Filimonovna Siradze (b 9 Apr 1915). He m 2ndly at ... 14 Sept 1944 Liya Dmitrievna Mgeladze (b 19 Aug 1926), and had issue,

By 1st

1. Princess Dali Petrovna, b 17 Oct 1939, m 1stly at Tbilisi, Bruno Babunoshvili (b 15 Nov 1938; d 1993). She m 2ndly, Zourab Vakhtangovich Kurashvili (b 14 May 1950).

By 2nd,

2. Princess Mzevinar (Mziya) Petrovna, b 15 Sep1945 (resident in Moscow).

Uncle

Elder son of Prince Peter Alexandrovich Grouzinsky, b at ……. 26 Apr 1857; d at …….. 3 Feb 1922, Full Councillor of State, Chamberlain, Member of the special mission of the Tsar to the Caucuses, and his wife, Tamara Alexandrovna Dekanozishili/Dekanozova, b at …… 1897; m ... ; d at ………1977).

Prince Constantine Petrovich, b at ……… 1915; d at …… 1939.

Great-uncle

Issue of Prince Alexander Bagratovich, b at …. 1820; d at ….. 1865; m 1stly …. 1851, Princess Elena Zakharovna Tarkhan-Mooravi (b at ….. 7 Jul 1831; d at …. 1903). He m 2ndly …. Princess Kethevan (Catherine) Adronikashvili, and had with other issue by 1st.

1. Prince Michael Alexandrovich, b at … 10 feb 1860; d at …. 1935; m at …….. Princesss Sofia Davidovna Sumbatashvili (b at …. 24 Sep 1869; d 4 Oct 1943), and had with other issue,

1). Prince Alexander Michailovich, b at …. 1894; d ….. at 1931; m at …. 21 Jan 1920 Princess Maria Georgievna Tumanishvili (Toumanova), b at ….. 18 Jul 1892; d at …..24 Jan 1943.

2).Princess Elena Michailovna, b at …… 6 Apr 1896; d at …..; m ….. at (Prince ?) Joseph Rostomovich Tsereteli, b at …. 16 Mar 1894; d at …. 1924.

3). Princess Nino Michailovna, b at ….. 1900; d at …..8 Jun 1966; m 1stly at ……. Prince Peter Nikolaievich Mheidze (b at 21 Dec 1892; d at …. 1972). She m 1stly at ….. Ivan Davidovich Gvelesiani.

Half-brother of great-great-grandfather

Issue of King George XII Iraklievich, b at … 10 Oct 1746; d at ….. 28 Dec 1800, penultimate Tsar of Kartli and Katheti, m 1stly Princess Kéthévane (Catherine) Andronikashvili (b at … 1745; d at…. 23 Apr 1782). He m 2ndly Princess Miriam Tsitsishvili (b at … 1768; d at …. 30 Mar 1850), dau of Prince Giorgi Panaskertali- Tsitsishvili, and had with other issue by both marriages

1. Tsarevich David Georgievich, b at …. 1 Jul 1767; d at … 25 May 1819, deprived of succession rights but reinstated 1798, and reigned as titular but uncrowned Tsar from his father’s death until 6 Jun 1801; m at 9 Jan 1800, Elena Simonovan Abamelik (b at 21 May 1770; d at 20 May 1836), whose family was advanced to princely rank following this marriage.

2. Tsarevich Ioann Georgievich, b at …. 16 May 1768; d at … 15 Feb 1830, Kt Order of St John, m at ….. 1787, Princess Kethevan (Catherine) Zuraboivna Tsereteli (d at ….. 1772; d at ….. Dec 1832), and had issue

Prince Gregor (Grigol) Ioannovich, b at …. 1789; d at …. 21 Sep 1830, proclaimed Tsar of Georgia, but captured and imprisoned by Russians for one year, later serving as Russian Lt-Col, m at …. 28 Jan 1824 Varvara Feodorovna Bukrinskaya (b at … 10 Dec 1810; d at 29 Nov 1876), and had with two daus, a son,

Prince Ivan Grigorievich, b at …. 24 Jun 1826; d at ….15 Sep 1880, Imperial Page, Offr in Imperial Horse guards, m at …. 15 Sep 1850, Countess Catherine Pavlovna Palen.

3. Tsarevich Ilya Georievich(13th child of King George XII), Colonel, Izmailovsky Regt, b at Tiblissi 2 Sept. 1791, d 14 or 18 July 1854, m ... Anastasia Obolonsky, b at Moscow ... 1805, d there 31 March 1882, dau of Grigori Petrovitch Obolonsky, and had issue,

Prince Grigori Ilyitch Grouzinsky, Colonel, Lancers of the Imperial Guard, Empress's Regt; ADC, Tsar Alexander II, cf Prince Grousinsky and Serene Highness, 16 Aug 1865; b at Moscow 15 Oct 1833, d there 18 Sept 1899, m ... Olga Froloff (b ..., d at Moscow 10 Nov 1902), dau Nikolai Froloff, and had issue,

Prince Peter Grigorievitch, Offr, Imperial Russian Guard, Moscow Regt, b ... 13 Apr 1868, d ... 1922, m ... Evgenia Alexandrovna Pershina (b ... 1891, d ... 1977), and had issue,

Prince Peter Petrovich, Heir Presumptive as head of the GROUZINSKY line b at ……. 1916, Captain Soviet Merchant Marine, m Raisa Sergeevna Maletskaya (b at ….. 1923; d at …… 1987), and had issue,

1. Prince Eugene Petrovich, b at …….. 1947, m at Moscow …… Alexandra Parkhun.

2. Princess Marina Petrovna, b at ……… 1950.

3. Princess Catherine Petrovna, b at ……… 1956, m at …… Serge Vladimirovich Platonov.

BRANCH OF IMERITINSKY

HISTORY OF IMERITINSKY (Extinct in the male line)

PRINCE CONSTANTINE IMERITINSKY, Serene Highness, succ his brother Prince George (b at Tsarkoe Selo 4/16 May 1897; d at Cheltenham, Glos 24 Mar 1972, Lt in Gren Guards and later Lt in RFC, m (diss by div London 14 Nov 1932) 1stly at London 28 Oct [Orthodox] and 29 Oct [Anglican] 1925 Avril Joy Mullens, b 27 Apr 1910; d at Mexico 28 Nov 1978; m 2nd at London 17 Jul 1933 Margaret Venetia Strong [b at Hammerwood, Sussex 1 Dec 1912], dau of Rev Rupert Strong and Helen Strousberg), as Head of the Royal House of Imeritia 24 Mar 1972, b at Palace of Vichnevetz 5/18 Aug 1898; d at London 20 Nov 1978.

Brother

Prince Michael, b at St Petersburg 27 Jan 1900; d at Nice 14 Apr 1975; Lt RFC, Sqdn-Ldr RAF, m 10 Dec 1925 Margaret Stella Wright (b at Swanwick, Derbyshire 14 Sep 1899; d at Menton 12 Nov 1986), dau of Henry Fitzherbert Wright, JP and Harriet Fletcher, and had issue,

1). Princess Tamara, b at Domaine de la Colla, Menton 5 Dec 1926, Hon Pres of Bagration Council, m 1stly at St George’s, Hannover Sq, London 21 Jul 1945 (m diss by div at London 12 Jun 1967) Lt-Com Thomas Smith Dorrien-Smith (b at Ashlyns Park, Herts 12 May 1913; d at Tresco Abbey 5 Dec 1973; m 2ndly 20 Jul 1967 Margaret Worthington, who had m 1st …. Jones), son of Major Arthur Smith Dorrien-Smith, DSO and Eleanor Salvin Bolwby. She m 2ndly at London 13 Jul 1967 (m diss by div … 1984) Rt Hon Charles Towneley Strachey, 4th Baron O’Hagan, MEP (b at St Marylebone, London 6 Sep 1945), son of 3rd Baron O’Hagan and Lady Mary Palmer, of the Earls of Selbourne.
(Sutton Court, Stowey, Pensford, Bristol, Great Britain).

2). Princess Nathalie, b at Domaine de la Colla, Menton 28 Aug 1930, Pres of Bagration Council, m at St Nicholas, Tresco 15 May 1957 Terence James Gray (b 14 Sep 1895; d Jan 1986), son of Sir Harold Gray, KBE and Rowena Stannus.
(Maghralreave, Lisburne, Ireland)

3). Princess Nadejda, b at Newmarket 5 Feb 1941; m at Geneva 19 Oct 1963 Karl-Heinrich Ebel (b at Dömitz, Mecklemburg 13 Apr 1932), son of Adolf Ebel and Anna Wittler.