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MARIA WLADIMIROVNA, GRAND DUCHESS OF RUSSIA AND IMPERIAL HIGHNESS b at Madrid 23 Dec 1953, succ her father 21 Apr 1992 as HEAD OF THE IMPERIAL HOUSE OF RUSSIA and as such Grand Master of the Imperial Orders of Saint Andrew, Saint Catherine, Saint Alexander Nevsky, the White Eagle, Saint Anne and Saint Stanislas, Dame Gd Cross Hon & Dev of Sov Mil Order of Malta, m at Madrid 22 Sep (relig) 1976 (m diss by div at Madrid 15 Dec 1986), Prince Franz Wilhelm of Prussia (b at Grünberg, Silesia 3 Sep 1943), converted to Orthodox faith, Kt of Saint Andrew, Gd Cross of Saint Alexander Nevsky, the White Eagle, Saint Anne and Saint Stanislas and has issue,
(Guisando 17, Ciudad Puerto de Hierro, 28035 Madrid, Spain; Ker Argonid, 35800 Saint Briac-sur-Mer, France).

George Mikhailovich, Grand Duke of Russia (so named by his grand-father the late Grand Duke Wladimir, at his birth) b at Madrid 13 Mar 1981, Kt Order of Saint Andrew, Gd Cross Orders of Saint Alexander Nevsky, the White Eagle, Saint Anne and Saint Stanislas, Kt of the Annunziata.

Father

Grand Duke Wladimir Kirillovich, succ as Head of the Imperial House of Russia, and as such Grand Master of the Imperial Orders of Saint Andrew, Saint Alexander Nevsky, the White Eagle, Saint Anne and Saint Stanislas, etc, on the death of his father 13 Oct 1938, b at Borga, Finland 30 Aug 1917; Kt Order of the Black Eagle, Bailiff Gd Cross Hon & Dev of Sov Mil Order of Malta, d at Miami 21 Apr 1992; m at Lausanne, Switzerland 12 Aug (civ) and 13 Aug (relig) 1948, Princess Leonida (b at Tiflis 6 Oct 1914; 1stly, Sumner Moore Kirby, d in concentration camp at Leau bei Bernburg, Germany 7 Apr 1945; that m diss by div at Nice 18 Nov 1937), Grand Mistress of Order of Saint Catherine until 1992, Gd Cross of Merito Melitense of Sov Mil Order of Malta, dau of Georgi Alexandrovitch, Prince Bagration-Mukhransky and Elena Zlotnicka (see ROYAL HOUSE OF BAGRATION OF GEORGIA).

Grandfather

Grand Duke Kirill Wladimirovich, b at Tsarskoie-Selo 12 Oct 1876; proclaimed himself Curator of the Throne at Saint Briac, Brittany 8 Aug 1922 and then later also proclaimed Emperor and Autocrat of all the Russias and Grand Master of the Imperial Orders of Saint Andrew, Saint Catherine, Saint Alexander Nevsky, the White Eagle, Saint Anne and Saint Stanislas, etc, 31 Aug 1924, Kt Orders of the Black Eagle, the Rue Crown of Saxony, Gd Cross Order of Saint Stephen of Hungary, etc, Rear-Adm Imp Russian Navy, d at Neuilly-sur-Seine 13 Oct 1938; m at Tegernsee 8 Oct 1905, Victoria Feodorovna, formerly Princess Victoria Melita (b at Malta 25 Nov 1876; d at Amorbach 2 Mar 1936; m 1stly, Ernst Ludwig, Grand Duke of Hesse and the Rhine; that m diss by div at Darmstadt 21 Dec 1901), converted to Orthodox faith, Grand Mistress of Order of Saint Catherine, dau of Alfred, Duke of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, Duke of Edinburgh, Prince of Great Britain and Ireland and Grand Duchess Maria Alexandrovna of Russia, and had issue,

1. Grand Duchess Maria Kirillovna, b at Coburg 2 Feb 1907; d at Madrid
27 Oct 1951; m at Coburg 24 Nov 1925, Karl, 6th Prince (Fürst) zu Leiningen (b at Strassburg 13 Feb 1898; d at Saransk, Russia as a Prisoner of War 2 Aug 1946).

2. Grand Duchess Kira Kirillovna, b at Paris 9 May 1909; d at Saint Briac 8 Sep 1967; m at Potsdam 2 May (civ and Orthodox ceremonies) and at Haus Doorn, Netherlands 4 May 1938 (Protestant ceremony), Louis Ferdinand, Prince of Prussia, Head of the Royal House of Prussia (b at Marmorpalais 9 Nov 1907; d at Bremen 25 Sep 1994).

Great-Grandfather

Grand Duke Wladimir Alexandrovich, b at Saint Petersburg 22 Apr 1847; Kt Order of Saint Andrew, Gd Cross Orders of Saint George, Saint Alexander Nevsky, the White Eagle, Saint Anne and Saint Stanislas, d at Saint Petersburg 17 Feb 1909, Gen of Inf Russian Army and Adjt-Gen; m at Saint Petersburg 28 Aug 1874, Maria Pavlovna, formerly Duchess Marie (b at Ludwigslust 14 May 1854; d at Contrexéville, France 6 Sep 1920), Lady (1st class) Order of Saint Catherine, Lady of Theresa of Bavaria, Gd Cross Order of Elizabeth of Austria, dau of Friedrich Franz II, Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin and Princess Auguste Reuss-Schleiz-Köstritz, and had issue,

1. Grand Duke Boris Wladimirovich, b at Saint Petersburg 24 Nov 1877; d at Paris 9 Nov 1943, Kt Order of Saint Andrew, Gd Cross Orders of Saint George, Saint Alexander Nevsky, the White Eagle, Saint Anne and Saint Stanislas, Major-Gen Russian Army and Hetman of the Cossacks, etc, heir presumptive to Headship of the Imperial House of Russia, etc, 13 Oct 1938 until his death, Kt Orders of the Seraphim, Black Eagle, the Annunziata, Gd Cross Order of Saint Stephen of Hungary, etc, d at Paris 9 Nov 1943; m (non dynastic) at Genoa 12 Jul 1919, Zenaïda (b at Dvinsk 3 Nov 1898; d at Paris 30 Jan 1963; m 1stly ... Nicolai Elissev; that m diss by div at Saint Petersburg ... 1914; m 3rdly 28 Mar 1946, Constantin Djanumov who d at New York 13 Dec 1952), dau of Gen Sergei Rachevsky and Polyxena (Pauline) Bartholomaï.

2. Grand Duke Andrei Wladimirovich, b at Tsarskoe Selo 14 May 1879; d at Paris 30 Oct 1959; Kt Order of Saint Andrew, Gd Cross Orders of Saint Alexander Nevsky, the White Eagle, Saint Anne and Saint Stanislas, heir presumptive presumptive to Headship of the Imperial House of Russia, etc, 9 Nov 1943 until his death, Major-Gen Russian Army, Kt Orders of the Black Eagle, Saints Cyrill and Methodius, etc, d at Paris 30 Oct 1959; m (non dynastic) at Cannes 30 Jan 1921, Marie (Mathilde) (b at Ligova 29 Aug 1872; d at Paris 6 Dec 1971), created Princess Romanovskaia-Krassinskaia and Serene Highness by Grand Duke Kirill at the request of Grand Duke Andrei 28 Jul 1935, dau of Felix Kchessinsky and Julia Deminska, and had issue,

*Wladimir Krassinsky, b at Strelna 13 Jul 1902; d at Paris 23 Apr 1974, legitimated by his parents marriage 30 Jan 1921, granted the rank of Hereditary Noble of the Russian Empire by Imperial Ukase 18 Jun 1902, Prince Romanovsky-Krassinsky and Serene Highness since 1935.

3. Grand Duchess Elena (Helen) Wladimirovna, b at Tsarskoie-Selo 29 Jan 1882; d at Athens 13 Mar 1957; m at Tsarskoie-Selo 29 Aug 1902,
Prince Nikolaos of Greece and Denmark (b at Athens 22 Jan 1872;
d there 8 Feb 1938).

Great-Great Grandfather

Alexander II, Emperor and Autocrat of all the Russias, b at Moscow 29 Apr 1818; d (assasinated) at Saint Petersburg 13 Mar 1881, crowned at Moscow 7 Sep 1856, Kt of the Garter; m 1stly at Saint Petersburg 28 Apr 1841, Maria Alexandrovna, formerly Princess Marie (b at Darmstadt 8 Aug 1824; d at Saint Petersburg 9 Jun 1880), dau of Ludwig II, Grand Duke of Hesse and the Rhine and Princess Wilhelmine of Baden, and had issue by 1st. Emperor Alexander II, m 2ndly (morganatically) at Saint Petersburg 18 Jul 1880, Princess Ekaterina (b at Moscow 3 Nov 1847; d at Nice 15 Feb 1922), cr Princess Yourievsky with the qualification of Serene Highness 17 Dec 1880, dau of Mikhail Mikhailovitch, Prince Dolgorouky and Vera Gavrilovna Vichnevsky, and had further issue (cr Princes and Princess YOURIEVSKY - see that family).

1. Alexander III Alexandrovich, Emperor and Autocrat of all the Russias, Grand Master of the Imperial Orders of Saint Andrew, Saint Catherine, Saint Alexander Nevsky, the White Eagle, Saint Anne and Saint Stanislas, etc, b at Saint Petersburg 10 Mar 1845; d at Livadia 2 Nov 1894, crowned at Moscow 27 May 1883, etc; m at Saint Petersburg 9 Nov 1866, Maria Feodorovna, formerly Princess Dagmar (b at Copenhagen 26 Nov 1847; d at Villa Hvidøre, Copenhagen 13 Oct 1928), converted to Orthodox faith, Grand Mistress of the Order of Saint Catherine, dau of Christian IX, King of Denmark and Princess Louise of Hesse-Cassel, and had issue,

1). Nikolai II Alexandrovich, Emperor and Autocrat of all the Russias, Grand Master of the Imperial Orders of Saint Andrew, Saint Alexander Nevsky, the White Eagle, Saint Anne and Saint Stanislas, etc, b at Saint Petersburg 18 May 1868, crowned at Moscow 26 May 1896, abdicated in the name of himself and (probably illegally in the name of) his only son 28 Mar 1917, Kt Orders of the Garter, the Black Eagle, the Golden Fleece, the Elephant, the Annunziata, the Seraphim, Saint Hubert, Saints Cyril and Methodius, the Rue Crown of Saxony, Gd Cross Orders of Saint Stephen of Hungary, the Legion of Honour, Bailiff Gd Cross of Hon & Dev of the Sov Mil Order of Malta, Royal Victorian Chain, etc, murdered at Ekaterinburg 16/17 Jul 1918; m at Saint Petersburg 26 Nov 1894, Alexandra Feodorovna, formerly Princess Alix (b at Darmstadt 6 Jun 1872; murdered at Ekaterinburg 16/17 Jul 1918), converted to Orthodox faith, Grand Mistress of the Order of Saint Catherine, Dame Gd Cross of Hon & Dev of the Sov Mil Order of Malta, Lady (1st class) Order of Victoria and Albert, dau of Ludwig IV, Grand Duke of Hesse and the Rhine and Princess Alice of Great Britain and Ireland, and had issue,

(1). Grand Duchess Olga, b at Saint Petersburg 15 Nov 1895; murdered at Ekaterinburg 16/17 Jul 1918).

(2). Grand Duchess Tatiana, b at Peterhof 10 Jun 1897; murdered at Ekaterinburg 16/17 Jul 1918).

(3). Grand Duchess Marie, b at Peterhof 26 Jun 1897; murdered at Ekaterinburg 16/17 Jul 1918).

(4). Grand Duchess Anastasia, b at Peterhof 18 Jun 1901; murdered at Ekaterinburg 16/17 Jul 1918).

(5). Alexei, Grand Duke, Tsesarevitch of Russia, b at Peterhof 12 Aug 1904; Kt Order of Saint Andrew, Gd Cross Orders of Saint Alexander Nevsky, the White Eagle, Saint Anne and Saint Stanislas, Hetman of all the Cossacks, etc, Kt of the Order of the Seraphim, murdered at Ekaterinburg 16/17 Jul 1918.

2). Grand Duchess Xenia Alexandrovna, b at Saint Petersburg 6 Apr 1875; d at Wilderness House, Hampton Court, Middx 20 Apr 1960; m at Peterhof 6 Aug 1894, Grand Duke Alexander Mikhailovitch of Russia (b at Tiflis 13 Apr 1866; d at Roquebrune, France 26 Feb 1933 - see below).

3). Grand Duke Mikhail Alexandrovich, b at Saint Petersburg 4 Dec 1878; k by the Bolsheviks at Perm between 18 and 28 Jun 1918, nominated as heir to the Throne 28 Mar and renounced it 29 Mar 1917, Kt Order of Saint Andrew, Gd Cross Orders of Saint Alexander Nevsky, the White Eagle, Saint Anne and Saint Stanislas, Kt Orders of the Garter, the Elephant, the Annunziata, the Black Eagle, the Seraphim, the Golden Fleece, Gd Cross Orders of Saint Stephen of Hungary, the Bath, the Legion of Honour, etc, k by the Bolsheviks at Perm between 18 and 28 Jul 1918; m (non dynastic and without consent) at Vienna 15 Oct 1911, Natalia (b at Moscow 9 Jul 1880; d at Paris 26 Jan 1952; m 1stly at ..., Sergei Ivanovitch Mamantov .....; that m diss by div ....; m 2ndly, Wladimir Wladimirovitch Wulffert; that m diss by div at Moscow .. Nov 1910), created Princess Romanovskaia-Brassova and Serene Highness by Grand Duke Kirill 28 Jul 1935, dau of Sergei Alexandrovitch Cheremetevsky and Julia Viacheslavovna Sventitzky, and had issue,

*Georgi, b at Moscow 6 Aug 1910; d at Auxerre from injuries received in a motor accident 22 Jul 1931, legitimated by his parents marriage, received the rank of Hereditary Noble (dvorianstvo) of the Russian Empire with the family name of Brassov and the patronym Mikhailovitch by Imperial Ukase 13 Nov 1910, recognized as a legitimate son of Grand Duke Mikhail without any of the rights and privileges of a member of the Imperial Family, by Imperial Ukase 26 Mar 1915, assumed the name of Count Brassov.

4). Grand Duchess Olga Alexandrovna, b at Peterhof 13 Jun 1882; d at Cooksville, nr Toronto, Canada 24 Nov 1960; m 1stly at Gatshina 9 Aug 1901 (m diss by div at ... 1916), Duke Peter of Oldenburg (b at Saint Petersburg 21 Nov 1868; d at Biarritz 11 Mar 1924). She m (morganatic) 2ndly at Kiev 14 Nov 1916, Col Nikolai Alexandrovitch Koulikovsky (b at Evstratovka 17 Nov 1881; d at Cooksville, nr Toronto, Canada 11 Aug 1958), Imperial Russian Cavalry.

2. Grand Duke Paul Alexandrovich, b at Tsarskoie-Selo 3 Oct 1860; Kt Order of Saint Andrew, Gd Cross Orders of Saint Alexander Nevsky, the White Eagle, Saint Anne and Saint Stanislas, Gen of Cav and Adjt-Gen Russian Army, Kt Orders of the Black Eagle, Saint Hubert, the Elephant, the Annunziata, the Seraphim, the Rue Crown of Saxony, Gd Cross Order of Saint Stephen of Hungary, Baliff Gd Cross of Hon & Dev Sov Mil Order of Malta, murdered at Saint Petersburg 30 Jan 1919; m 1stly at Saint Petersburg 17 Jun 1889, Princess Alexandra (b at Corfu 30 Aug 1870; d at Ilinskoie, nr Moscow 24 Sep 1891), dau of George I, King of the Hellenes and Grand Duchess Olga Constantinovna of Russia, and had issue,

1). Grand Duchess Maria Pavlovna, b at Saint Petersburg 18 Apr 1890; d at Constance 13 Dec 1958; m lstly at Saint Petersburg 3 May 1908 (m
diss by div at Sweden 17 Mar 1914 and by Russian Imperial Ukase 15 Jun 1914), Prince Wilhelm of Sweden, Duke of Södermanland (b at Tullgarn 17 Jun 1884; d at Stenhammer 5 Jun 1965). She m (non dynastic) 2ndly at Pavlovsk 19 Sep 1917 (m diss by div at ... 1923), Sergei Mikhailovitch, Prince Poutiatine (b at Saint Petersburg 19 Dec 1893; d at Charleston, South Carolina, USA 26 Feb 1966).

2). Grand Duke Dimitri Pavlovich, b at Ilyinskoie 18 Sep 1891; Kt Order of Saint Andrew, Gd Cross Orders of Saint Alexander Nevsky, the White Eagle, Saint Anne and Saint Stanislas, Capt Russian Cavalry, Aide-de-Camp, Kt Order of the Seraphim, etc, d at Davos, Switzerland 5 Mar 1942; m (non dynastic) at Biarritz 21 Nov 1926 (m diss by div at Bayonne, France 6 Dec 1937), Anne-Audrey (b at New York 4 Jan 1904; d at Palm Beach, Florida 25 Nov 1971), created Princess Romanovskaia-Ilyinskaia and Serene Highness by Grand Duke Kirill at the request of Grand Duke Dimitri 28 Jul 1935, dau of John Josiah Emery and Leila Alexander, and had issue (Princes or Princesses of Romanovsky-Ilyinsky and predicate of Serene Highness by male primogeniture),

*(1). Prince Paul Dimitrievich, b in London 27 Jan 1928, Senior Male of the Family of (Schleswig-) Holstein-Gottorp, by right Prince of Schleswig-Holstein-Gottorp, Heir of Norway, Duke of Schleswig, Holstein, Stormarn and Ditmarschen, Count of Oldenburg and Delmenhorst, naturalized an American citizen, Mayor of Palm Beach, Florida; m 1stly at Honolulu, Hawaii 29 Jul 1949 (m diss by div 1952), Mary Evelyn (b at Memphis, Tennessee Apr 1925), dau of William Prince, of Memphis, Tennessee, USA and .... He m 2ndly at Palm Beach, Florida 1 Oct 1952, Angelika (b at Paris 22 Mar 1932), dau of Philip Kauffmann and Floria Kneidecker, and by her has issue,
(270 Algoma Road, Palm Beach, FL 33480, U.S.A.).

*1. Prince Dimitri, b at Palm Beach 1 May 1954; m at New Haven, Connecticut 22 Sep 1979, Martha (b at New Haven 15 Jun 1952), dau of Ted Irvine McDowell and Phyllis Murray, and has issue,

*1). Princess Catherine Adair, b at Cincinatti 4 Aug 1981.

*2). Princess Victoria Bayard, b at Cincinnati 23 Nov 1984.

*3). Princess Lela McDowell, b at Cincinnati 26 Aug 1986.

*2. Princess Paula Marie, b at Palm Beach 18 May 1956; m at Cincinatti, Ohio 30 May 1980, Marc Allen Comisar (b at Cincinnati 17 Jun 1953).

*3. Princess Anna, b at Palm Beach 4 Sep 1959; m 1stly at Henniker, New Hampshire 9 May 1981 (m diss by div at ... 27 Apr 1990), Robin Dale de Young (b at Cambridge, Massachussets 25 Dec 1952). She m 2ndly at Cincinnati, Ohio 18 Dec 1992, David Wise Glosinger (b at Dayton, Ohio 11 Jul 1953).

*4. Prince Michael, b at Palm Beach 3 Nov 1960; m 1stly at ... May 1986 (m diss by div at ... 1987), Mary Love (b at .....), dau of ... and ... He m 2ndly at Cincinnati 4 Nov 1989, Paula (b at Cincinnati 1 Sep 1965), dau of Jack Craig Maier and Blanche Frisch.

Grand Duke Paul Alexandrovitch m 2ndly (morganatic) at Livorno 10 Oct 1902, Olga (b at Saint Petersburg 14 Dec 1866; d at Paris 2 Nov 1929), granted the title of Countess von Hohenfelsen by the Prince Regent of Bavaria 29 Oct 1904 and that of Princess Paley with the qualification of Serene Highness 28 Aug 1915 by Emperor Nikolai II, dau of Valerian Valerianovitch Karnovitch and Olga Meszaros, and, by her, has further issue (Count and Countesses von Hohenfelsen and Prince and Princesses Paley with the qualification of Serene Highness),

*3. Princess Irina Pavlovna, b at Paris 21 Dec 1903; d at Biaritz 15 Nov 1990; m 1stly at Paris 4 Jun 1923 (m diss by div 1936), Prince Feodor Alexandrovitch of Russia - see below (b at Saint Petersburg 23 Dec 1898; d at Ascain, France 30 Nov 1968). She m 2ndly at Biarritz 11 Apr 1950, Hubert de Monbrison (b at Saint Avertin 15 Aug 1892; ...).

*4. Princess Natalia Pavlovna, b at Paris 5 Dec 1905; d at New York 27 Dec 1981; m 1stly at Paris 10 Aug 1927 (m diss by div at Paris 24 May 1937), Lucien Lelong, French couturier (b at Paris 11 Oct 1889; d at Anglet, Basses-Pyrenees 11 May 1958). She m 2ndly at New York 1937, John Chapman Wilson, Theatrical Producer (b 19 Aug 1899; d at New York 29 Oct 1961).

Brothers of Great-Great Grandfather

Issue of Nikolai I, Emperor and Autocrat of all the Russias (b 25 Jun 1796; d 18 Feb 1855, succ his brother, Alexander I, Emperor and Autocrat of all the Russias (b 12 Dec 1777; d 19 Nov 1825) and Alexandra Feodorovna, formerly Princess Charlotte of Prussia (b 13 Jul 1798; m 1 Jul 1817; d 1 Nov 1860), having had issue (4 sons & 7 daus), among whom,

1. Grand Duke Constantine Nikolaievitch, b at Saint Petersburg 21 Sep 1827; Kt Order of Saint Andrew, Gd Cross Orders of Saint Alexander Nevsky, the White Eagle, Saint Anne and Saint Stanislas, Gen-Adm Russian Navy, d at Pavlovsk 25 Jan 1892; m at Pavlovsk 11 Sep 1848, Alexandra Iossifovna, formerly Duchess Alexandra (b at Altenburg 8 Jul 1830; d at Saint Petersburg 6 Jul 1911), dau of Joseph, Duke of Saxe-Altenburg and Duchess Amelia of Württemberg, and had issue,

1). Grand Duke Nikolai Constantinovich, b at Saint Petersburg 14 Feb 1850; Kt Order of Saint Andrew, Gd Cross Orders of Saint Alexander Nevsky, the White Eagle, Saint Anne and Saint Stanislas, Kt Order of the Black Eagle, Gd Cross Order of Saint Stephen of Hungary, probably murdered by the Bolsheviks at Tashkent Feb 1918; m (morganatically, in secret) at Berdy, Orenburg 15 Feb 1878, Nadejda Alexandrovna (b at 1861; d at Tashkent 1929), granted the rank of a Noble of the Russian Empire by Imperial Ukase 1889, dau of Alexander Gustavovitch von Dreyer and Sophia Ivanovna Opanovsky, and had issue (who took the surname of Iskander),

*(1). Alexander Nikolaievitch, b at Tashkent 15 Nov 1889 granted the name of Iskander and the rank of a Noble of the Russian Empire by Imperial Ukase 1889 and that of Hereditary Noble by Imperial Ukase 1899, granted the title of Prince Romanovsky-Iskander with the qualification of Serene Highness by the Grand Duke Kirill 1925, d at Grasse 26 Jan 1957; m 1stly 5 May 1912 (m diss by div), Olga (b 1893; disappeared in the USSR; d circa 1962), dau of Joseph Rogovsky. He m 2ndly at Paris 11 Oct 1930, Natalia Hanykova (b at Saint Petersburg 20 Dec 1893; d at Nice 20 Apr 1982), dau of Constantin Nikolaievitch Hanykov and Natalia Efimovna Markov, and had issue by his first wife,

*1. Kirill Alexandrovich, b at Tashkent 5 Dec 1915; d at Moscow ... 1992.

*2. Natalia Alexandrovna, b at Tashkent 3 Feb 1917.

2). Grand Duchess Olga Constantinovna, b at Pavlovsk 3 Sep 1851; d at Pau, Béarn 18 Jun 1926; m at Saint Petersburg 27 Oct 1867, Georg I, King of the Hellenes (b at Copenhagen 24 Dec 1845; assasinated at Salonika 18 Mar 1913).

3). Grand Duchess Vera Constantinovna, b at Saint Petersburg 16 Feb 1854; d at Stuttgart 11 Apr 1912; m at Stuttgart 8 May 1874, Duke Eugen of Würtemberg (b at Bückeburg 20 Aug 1846; d at Düsseldorf 27 Jan
1877).

4). Grand Duke Constantin Constantinovich, b at Strelna 22 Aug 1858, Kt Order of Saint Andrew, Gd Cross Orders of Saint Alexander Nevsky, the White Eagle, Saint Anne and Saint Stanislas, Gen Russian Army, Kt Orders of the Elephant, the Seraphim, the Black Eagle, the Annunciation, Gd Cross Order of Saint Stephen of Hungary, etc; d at Pavlovsk 15 Jun 1915; m at Saint Petersburg 27 Apr 1884, Elisaveta Mavrikievna, formerly Princess Elisabeth (b at Meiningen 25 Jan 1865; d at Leipzig 24 Mar 1927), 2nd dau of Prince Moritz of Saxe-Altenburg, Duke of Saxony, and had issue (Princes and Princesses of Russia with the qualification of Highness),

(1). Prince Ioann Constantinovich, b at Pavlovsk 5 Jul 1886; Kt Order of Saint Andrew, Gd Cross Orders of Saint Alexander Nevsky, the White Eagle, Saint Anne and Saint Stanislas, murdered by the Bolsheviks at Alapaievsk 17/18 Jul 1918, Kt Order of the Annunciation, Staff Capt of Horse Russian Army, later a sub-deacon Orthodox Church; m at Peterhof 3 Sep 1911, Princess Elena Petrovna (b at Rijeka, Serbia 4 Nov 1884; d at Nice 16 Oct 1962), dau of Peter I, King of Serbia, and had issue,

1. Prince Vsevolod Ivanovich, b at Pavlovsk 20 Jan 1914; Highness, heir presumptive to Headship of the Imperial House of Russia, etc, 13 Oct 1959 until his death, Kt Order of Saint Andrew, Gd Cross Orders of Saint Alexander Nevsky, the White Eagle, Saint Anne and Saint Stanislas, d at London 18 Jun 1973; m (non dynastic) 1stly in London 31 May (civ) and 1 Jun (relig) 1939 (m diss by div 1956), Lady Mary Lygon (b at Madresfield Court, Malvern, Worcestershire 12 Feb 1910), created Princess Romanovsky-Pavlovsky with predicate of Serene Hignness by Grand Duke Wladimir at the request of Prince Vsevolode 1939, dau of William Lygon, 7th Earl Beauchamp and Lady Lettice Grosvenor (of the Dukes of Westminster). He m (non dynastic) 2ndly in London 28 Mar 1956 (m diss by div 1961), Emilia (b at Budapest 19 Apr 1914), created Princess Romanovsky with predicate of Serene Hignness by Grand Duke Wladimir at the request of Prince Vsevolode 1956, formerly wife of Count Sigismund (Zsiga) von Berchtold, previously of Capt Michael Aubrey Bankier, before that widow of Major Robin Alexander Lyle, and dau of Col Eugen de Gosztonyi and Ethel Jolán Törö du Thury. He m (non dynastic) 3rdly in London 8 Jun 1961, Valli (b at London 4 Apr 1930), created Princess Romanovsky-Knust with predicate of Serene Hignness by Grand Duke Wladimir at the request of Prince Vsevolode 1961, dau of Major Cyril Knust, MC and Dorothy Love.

2. Princess Ekaterina Ivanovna, b at Pavlovsk 25 Jul 1915, (non dynastic) m at Rome 15 Sep 1937 (judicially separated 1945), Nobile Ruggero, Marchese Farace di Villaforesta (b in London 4 Aug 1909; d at Rome 14 Sep 1970).
(P.O. Box 481, 11000 Montevideo, Uruguay).

(2). Prince Gavril (Gabriel) Constantinovich, b at Pavlovsk 15 Jul 1887; Kt Order of Saint Andrew, Gd Cross Orders of Saint Alexander Nevsky, the White Eagle, Saint Anne and Saint Stanislas, accorded the title of Grand Duke and qualification of Imperial Highness by Grand Duke Wladimir 15 May 1939, d at Paris 28 Feb 1955; m (non dynastic) 1stly at Saint Petersburg 22 Apr 1917, Antonina Nesterovskaia (b at Saint Petersburg 26 Mar 1890; d at Paris 7 Mar 1950), created Princess Romanovskaia-Strelynskaia with predicate of Serene Highness at the request of Grand Duke Gavril by Grand Duke Wladimir 19 Sep 1935, dau of Raphail Nesterovsky. He m (non dynastic) 2ndly at Paris 11 May 1951, Princess Irina Kurakina (b at Andreievskoie 5 Oct 1903; d at Chelles, 17 Jan 1993), created Princess Romanovsky and Serene Highness by Grand Duke Wladimir at the request of Grand Duke Gavril 7 May 1951, dau of Ivan Anatolievitch, Prince Kurakine and Countess Sophia Dimitrievna Tolstoy.

(3). Princess Tatiana Constantinovna, b at Saint Petersburg 23 Jan 1890; d at Jerusalem 28 Aug 1970; m (morganatic, renounced her rights to the throne) 1stly at Pavlovsk 6 Sep 1911, Constantin Alexandrovitch, Prince Bagration-Mukhransky (b at Tiflis 14 Mar 1889; ka nr Yaroslavl 1 Jun 1915) see Part IIB, BAGRATION (former ruling House of Georgia). She m (non dynastic) 2ndly at Geneva 9 Nov 1921, Alexander Vassilievitch Korotchenzov, (b 29 Aug 1877; d at Lausanne, Switzerland 6 Feb 1922), Imp Grenadier Guards Regiment of Russia, ADC to Grand Duke Dimitri Constantinovich. Princess Tatiana later became Mother Tamara, Abbess of the Orthodox Convent of the Mount of Olives, Jerusalem.

(4). Princess Vera Constantinovna, b at Pavlovsk 24 Apr 1906.
(….New York)

2. Grand Duke Nikolai Nikolaievitch, b 8 Aug 1831; Kt Order of Saint Andrew, Gd Cross Orders of Saint Alexander Nevsky, the White Eagle, Saint Anne and Saint Stanislas, Gd Cross Order of Saint Stephen of Hungary, d 25 Apr 1891; m 6 Feb 1856 Alexandra Petrovna, Duchess Alexandra of Oldenburg (b 2 Jun 1838; d 25 Apr 1900), dau of Peter, Duke of Oldenburg and Therese, Princess of Nassau, and had issue,

1). Grand Duke Nikolai Nikolaievitch, b at Saint Petersburg 18 Nov 1856; Kt Order of Saint Andrew, Gd Cross Orders of Saint Alexander Nevsky, the White Eagle, Saint Anne and Saint Stanislas, sometime Viceroy of the Caucasus, Cdr-in-Chief Russian Army 1914-15, Kt Orders of the Black Eagle, the Annunziata, the Elephant, Gd Cross Order of Saint Stephen of Hungary, etc, d at Cap d'Antibes 5 Jan 1929; m at Yalta 12 May 1907, Princess Anastasia (Stana) (b at Cetinje 4 Jan 1868; d at Cap d'Antibes 15 Nov 1935; m 1stly, George Maximilianovitch, Prince Romanovsky, 6th Duke of Leuchtenberg; that m diss by div 28 Nov 1906), dau of Nicholas I, King of Montenegro and Milena Vukotic.

2). Grand Duke Peter Nikolaievitch, b at Saint Petersburg 22 Jan 1864; d at Cap d’Antibes 17 Jun 1931, Kt Order of Saint Andrew, Gd Cross Orders of Saint Alexander Nevsky, the White Eagle, Saint Anne and Saint Stanislas, Kt Order of the Annunziata, Gd Cross Order of Saint Stephen of Hungary, etc, m at Peterhof, Saint Petersburg 7 Aug 1889 Princess Milica (Militza) Nikolaievna Petrovitch-Niegoch of Montenegro (b at Cetinje 26 Jul 1866; d at Alexandria, Egypt 5 Sep 1951), dau of Nicholas I Petrovich-Niegoch, 1st Prince, later 1st King of Montenegro, and Milena Vukotic, and had issue,

(1). Prince Roman Petrovitch, b at Peterhof, Saint Petersburg 17 Oct 1896; heir presumptive to Headship of the Imperial House of Russia 18 Jun 1973 until his death, Kt Order of Saint Andrew, Gd Cross Orders of Saint Alexander Nevsky, the White Eagle, Saint Anne and Saint Stanislas, d at Rome 23 Oct 1978; m (non dynastic) at Antibes 16 Nov 1921 Countess Prascovia Dimitrievna Cheremeteva (b at Poltava 15 Oct 1901; d at Rome 21 Dec 1980), dau of Count Dmitri Sergeievich Cheremetev and Countess Irina Woronzova-Daschkova, and had issue,

*1. Prince Nikolai Romanovich, b at Cap d'Antibes 26 Sep 1922, took the name Romanov, and the title Prince, and has lately assumed the title of Prince of Russia with the qualification of Highness, elected head of "the Romanov Family Association" at Paris 31 Dec 1992, m at Cannes 21 Jan 1952, Sveva (b at Florence 15 Jul 1930), dau of Walfredo, Count della Gherardesca and Nicoletta of the Marquesses de' Piccollelis, and has issue (styled Princesses Romanov),
(Châlet "A" Le Daguay, 1838 Rougemont, Switzerland).

*1). Princess Natalia, b at Rome 4 Dec 1952; m at San Vincenzo 30 Apr 1973, Giuseppe Consolo (b at Naples 6 Sep 1948).
(Via Sebasitano Conca 13, 00197 Rome, Italy).

*2). Princess Elisaveta, b at Rome 7 Aug 1956; m at San Vincenzo 14 May 1983, Mauro Bonaccini (b at Salsomaggiore Terme 13 May 1950).
(Via Agostino Bassi 13, 00191 Rome, Italy).

*3). Princess Tatiana, b at Rome 12 Apr 1961; m 1stly at San Vincenzo 2 Jul 1983 (m diss by div 1990), Giambattista Allessandri (b at Oslo 31 Dec 1958).
(Strada per Gradara 9, 61010 Tavullia, Italy).

*2. Prince Dimitri Romanovich, b at Cap d'Antibes 17 May 1926, took the name Romanov, and the title Prince, and has lately assumed the title of Prince of Russia with the qualification of Highness, Historian Author of "The Orders, Medals and History of the Kingdom of Bulgaria", "The Orders, Medals and History of Greece", "The Orders, Medals and History of Montenegro", "The Orders, Medals and History of Yugoslavia"; m 1stly at Copenhagen 21 Jan 1959, Jeanne (b at Copenhagen 1 Jun 1936; d at Copenhagen 12 May 1989), dau of Axel von Kauffmann and Inge Kier. He m 2ndly at Kostroma, Russia 28 Jul 1993, Dorrit (b at Olinda, Brazil 22 Apr 1942), MA, dau of Erik Reventlow and Nina Bente.
(Engvej 5, 2960 Runsted, Denmark).

(2). Princess Marina Petrovna, b at Nice 11 Mar 1892; d at Six-Fours (Var) 15 May 1981; m (non dynastic) at Antibes 4 Feb 1927, Alexander Nikolaievitch, Prince Galitzine (b at Saint Petersburg 25 Oct 1895; d at La Bastide-Galitzine 24 Mar 1974).

(3). Princess Nadejda Petrovna, b at Dulber, Crimea 15 Mar 1898; d at Chantilly 21 Apr 1988; m (non dynastic) at Haraks, Crimea 23 Apr 1917 (m diss by div at Belgrade .. Mar 1940), Prince Nikolai Wladimirovitch Orlov (b at Saint Petersburg 24 Mar 1891; d at New York 30 May 1961).

3. Grand Duke Mikhail Nikolaievitch, b at Peterhof 25 Oct 1832; Kt Order of Saint Andrew, Gd Cross Orders of Saint Alexander Nevsky, the White Eagle, Saint Anne and Saint Stanislas, Gen Field Marshal Russian Army, Pres Council of the Empire, d at Cannes 18 Dec 1909; m at Saint Petersburg 28 Aug 1857, Olga Feodorovna, formerly Princess Cäcilie (b at Karlsruhe 20 Sep 1939; d at Kharkov 12 Apr 1891), dau of Leopold, Grand Duke of Baden and Princess Sophie of Sweden, and had issue,

1). Grand Duke Mikhail Mikhailovich, b at Peterhof 16 Oct 1861; Kt Order of Saint Andrew, Gd Cross Orders of Saint Alexander Nevsky, the White Eagle, Saint Anne and Saint Stanislas, Kt Orders of the Black Eagle, Gd Cross Order of Saint Stephen of Hungary, Royal Victorian Order, etc, d at London 26 Apr 1929; m (non dynastic) at San Remo 26 Feb 1891, Sophia Nikolaievna, cr Countess Torby by the Grand Duke of Luxembourg 1891 (b at Geneva 1 Jun 1868; d at London 14 Sep 1927), dau of Prince Nikolaus of Nassau and his morganatic wife Countess Natalia von Merenberg (née Pushkin), and had issue (Count and Countess Torby),

*(1). Countess Anastasia (Zia) Mikhailovna, b at Wiesbaden 9 Sep 1892; d at London 7 Dec 1977, Dame Order of Saint John of Jerusalem, granted the style and precedence of the dau of an Earl by Royal Warrant 1917; m at London 17 Jul 1917, Major-Gen Sir Harold Wernher, 3rd Bt, Gd Cross Royal Victorian Order, Deputy-Lieutenant (b at London 16 Jan 1893; d at Luton Hoo 30 Jun 1973).

*(2). Countess Nadejda (Nada), b at Cannes 28 Mar 1896; d at Cannes 22 Jan 1963; m at London 15 Nov 1916, Georg, 2nd Marquess of Milford Haven, Gd Cross Victorian Order, formerly Prince George of Battenberg (b Darmstadt 6 Nov 1892; d at London 8 Apr 1938).

2). Grand Duke Georgi Mikhailovich, b at Bielyi-Kliutsch, nr Tiflis 23 Aug 1863; Kt Order of Saint Andrew, Gd Cross Orders of Saint Alexander Nevsky, the White Eagle, Saint Anne and Saint Stanislas, Lt-General, Kt Orders of the Black Eagle, the Annunziata, the Elephant, Gd Cross Order of Saint Stephen of Hungary, etc, murdered at Saint Petersburg 30 Jan 1919; m at Corfu 12 May 1900, Princess Maria (b at Athens 3 Mar 1876; d at Athens 14 Dec 1940; m 2ndly at Wiesbaden 16 Dec 1922, Vice-Adm Pericles Joannides who d 7 Feb 1965), dau of Georg I, King of the Hellenes, and had issue
(Princesses of Russia with the qualification of Highness),

(1). Princess Nina Georgievna, b at Mikhailovskoie, nr Peterhof 20 Jun 1901; d at Wellfleet, Mass, USA 26 Feb 1974; m (non dynastic) at London 3 Sep 1922, Paul Alexandrovitch, Prince Chavchavadze (b at Saint Petersburg 28 Jun 1899; d at Hyannis, Mass, USA 8 Jul 1971).

(2). Princess Xenia Georgievna, b at Mikhailovskoie 22 Aug 1903; d at Glen Cove 17 Sep 1965; m (non dynastic) 1stly at Paris 9 Oct 1921 (m diss by div at at New York 19 Mar 1930), William Bateman Leeds (b at New York 19 Sep 1902; d at Saint Thomas, Virgin Islands 31 Dec 1971). She m (non dynastic) 2ndly at Glen Cove, Long Island, New York 10 Aug 1946, Herman Jud (b at Hicksville, Long Island, New York 14 Feb 1911; d at Harrisonburg, Virginia 22 Aug 1987).

3). Grand Duke Alexander Mikhailovich, b at Tiflis 13 Apr 1866; Kt Order of Saint Andrew, Gd Cross Orders of Saint Alexander Nevsky, the White Eagle, Saint Anne and Saint Stanislas, Kt Orders of the Annunziata, the Elephant, Vice-Admiral, Gd Cross Order of Saint Stephen of Hungary, etc, d at Roquebrune, Alpes-Maritimes, France 26 Feb 1933; m at Peterhof 6 Aug 1894, Grand Duchess Xenia Alexandrovna (b at Saint Petersburg 6 Apr 1875; d at Wilderness House, Hampton Court, Middx 20 Apr 1960), elder dau of Alexander III, Emperor of Russia and Princess Dagmar of Denmark, and had issue
(Princes and Princess of Russia with the qualification of Highness),

(1). Princess Irina Alexandrovna, b at Peterhof 15 Jul 1895; d at Paris 26 Feb 1970; m (morganatic, renounced her rights to the Russian Throne) at Saint Petersburg 22 Feb 1914, Felix Felixovitch, Prince Youssoupov, Count Soumarkov-Elston (b at Saint Petersburg 24 Mar 1887; d at Paris 27 Sep 1967).

(2). Prince Andrei (Andrew) Alexandrovich, b at Saint Petersburg 24 Jan 1897; heir presumptive to Headship of the Imperial House of Russia 23 Oct 1978 until his death, Kt Order of Saint Andrew, Gd Cross Orders of Saint Alexander Nevsky, the White Eagle, Saint Anne and Saint Stanislas, d at Provender, Kent 8 May 1981; m (non dynastic) 1stly at Yalta 12 Jun 1918, Elisaveta Fabrizievna (b at Snamenskoie 8 Jan 1887; d at Wilderness House, Hampton Court, Middx 29 Oct 1940; m 1stly Alexander Alexandrovitch de Friderici), dau of Don Fabrizio Ruffo, Duca di Sasso-Ruffo and Princess Natalia Alexandrovna Mestchersky, and had issue (who have assumed the name Romanov and the title of Prince or Princess),

*1. Princess Xenia Andreivna, b at Paris 10 Mar 1919; m 1stly at London 17 Jun 1945 (m diss by div at ... 1954), Calhoun Ancrum (b in the Philippine Islands 28 Apr 1915). She m 2ndly at Teheran, Iran 7 Apr 1958, as his 2nd wife, Geoffrey Cuthbert Tooth, MA, MD, MRCP (b at London 1 Sep 1908).
(Grand Prouillac, Plazac, 24580 Rouffignac Saint, France).

*2. Prince Michael Andreivich, b at Versailles 15 Jul 1920; m 1stly at Sydney, NSW, Australia 24 Feb 1953 (m diss by div Sep 1953), Jill Murphy (b at Horsham, Victoria, Australia 21 Oct 1921). He m 2ndly at Sydney 23 Jul 1954, Shirley (b at Brisbane 4 Mar 1916; d at Sydney 20 Jun 1983), dau of Gordon Rowe Cramond and Dorothée-Elisabeth Chapman. He m 3rdly at Sydney 14 Jul 1993, Giulia (b at Milan 7 Mar 1930), dau of Giuseppe-Maria Crespi and Beatrice Martinengo.
(6 Wallaroy Crescent, Double Bay 2028, Australia).

*3. Prince Andrew Andreivich, b at London 21 Jan 1923, naturalized a US citizen 20 Dec 1954; m 1stly at San Francisco, California, USA 9 Sep 1951 (m diss by div 1959), Helen (b at Tokyo, Japan 7 Mar 1927), dau of Constantin Afanasievitch Dournev and Felixa Stanislavna, and has issue,

*1). Prince Alexis Andreivich, b at San Francisco 27 Apr 1953; m at San Francisco ... 19 .. Zoetta (b at Memphis, Tennessee 25 Nov 1956), dau of Robert Leisy and Ellen Teller.
(5979 Westover Drive, Oakland, CA 94911, U.S.A.).

Prince Andrew Andreivich m 2ndly at San Francisco 21 Mar 1961, Kathleen (b at San Francisco 1 Mar 1935; d there 8 Dec 1967), formerly wife of Gilbert Roberts Jr, dau of Dr Frank Norris and Alice McCreevy. He m 3rdly at ... Inez (b at Santa Monica, California 11 Oct 1933), dau of Franz von Bachelin and Anita Hirtfeld, and has further issue by his second wife,
(P.O. Box 508, Inverness, CA 94937, U.S.A.).

*2). Prince Peter Andreivich, b at San Francisco 21 Nov 1961.
(P.O. Box 281, 12758 Sir Francis Drake Blvd., Inverness, CA 94937, U.S.A.).

*3). Prince Andrew Andreivich, b at San Francisco 20 Feb 1963; m at Point Reyes Station, California 12 Jun 1989, Elizabeth (b at San Francisco 25 Apr 1964), dau of Armand Fernando Flores and Cecil Virginia Sherod, and has issue,

*(1). Princess Natasha Kathleen, b at San Rafael, California 2 Feb 1993.

Prince Andrew Alexandrovitch m (non dynastic) 2ndly at Norton, nr Faversham, Kent 21 Sep 1942, Nadine (b at Lynsted, Kent 5 Jun 1908), created Princess Romanovsky with predicate of Serene Highness by Grand Duke Wladimir 7 May 1951, eldest dau of Lt-Col Herbert McDougall and Sylvia Borgström, and had further issue (Princes or Princesses Romanovsky),

*4. Princess Olga Andreivna, b at London 8 Apr 1950; m at London 1 Oct 1975 (m diss by div ...), Thomas Mathew (b at London 8 Jul 1945).
(Kertucky Banchory, Kinkardinshire, Great Britain).

(3). Prince Feodor Alexandrovitch, b at Saint Petersburg 23 Dec 1898; Kt Order of Saint Andrew, Gd Cross Orders of Saint Alexander Nevsky, the White Eagle, Saint Anne and Saint Stanislas d at Ascain, France 30 Nov 1968; m (non dynastic) at Paris 31 May 1923 (m diss by div at Paris 22 Jul 1936), Princess Irina (b at Paris 21 Dec 1903), created Princess Romanovsky with predicate of Serene Highness by Grand Duke Wladimir 7 May 1951, dau of Grand Duke Paul Alexandrovitch of Russia and his 2nd (morganatic) wife, Olga Valerianovna Karnovitch, Countess Hohenfelsen, Princess Paley, and had issue (Princes or Princesses Romanovsky, with predicate of Serene Highness by male primogeniture),

*1. Princess Irina Feodorovna, b at Fontenay-sous-Bois, France 7 May 1923; m 1stly at Biarritz 23 Dec 1955 (m diss by div at Pau 11 Mar 1959), André-Jean Pelle (b at Biarritz 29 Nov
1923). She m 2ndly at Le Pin, France 26 Dec 1962, Victor
Marcel Soulas (b at Saint Méen le Grand, France 26 Aug 1939).

*2. Prince Mikhail Feodorovich, b at Paris 4 May 1924, has taken the name Prince Romanov, m 1stly there 15 Oct 1958, Helga (b at Vienna 22 Aug 1926), dau of Ludwig Staufenberger and Fréderika Schmoll. He m 2ndly at Josse, France 14 Jan 1994, Maria de las Mercedes (b at Hospitalet, Prov of Barcelona, Spain 26 Aug 1960), dau of Ramón Ustrell and Carmen Cabani, and has issue by his first wife,
(2 rue Alcide Augey, 64200 Biarritz, France).

*Prince Mikhail Paul, b at Paris 31 Jul 1959.

(4). Prince Nikita Alexandrovitch, b at Saint Petersburg 16 Jan 1900; Kt Order of Saint Andrew, Gd Cross Orders of Saint Alexander Nevsky, the White Eagle, Saint Anne and Saint Stanislas, d at Cannes 12 Sep 1974; m (non dynastic) at Paris 19 Feb 1922, Countess Maria (b at Tsarskoie-Selo 13 Feb 1903), created Princess Romanovsky with predicate of Serene Highness by Grand Duke Wladimir 7 May 1951, dau of Ilarion Ilarionovitch, Count Woronzov-Daschkov and Irina Vassilievna Narishkine, and had issue (Princes or Princesses Romanovsky, with predicate of Serene Highness by male primogeniture),

*1. Prince Nikita, b at London 13 May 1923, has taken the name Prince Romanov, Historian, co-author of "Ivan the Terrible", BA, MA, PhD cand; m at London 14 Jul 1961, Janet Anne (b at Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA 24 Apr 1933), dau of Michael Schonwald and Ethel Dimond, and has issue,
(200 East 66th Street, New York, NY 10021, U.S.A.).

*Prince Féodor, b at New York 30 Nov 1974.

*2. Prince Alexander, b at Paris 4 Nov 1929; has taken the name Prince Romanov, m at New York 23 Feb (civ) and at Cannes 18 Jul (relig) 1971, Maria (b at Palermo 29 Nov 1931), dau of Corrado Valguarnera, Prince of Niscemi and Margaret Hirsch.
(1136 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10028, U.S.A.).

(5). Prince Dimitri Alexandrovich, b at Gatshina 15 Aug 1901; Kt Order of Saint Andrew, Gd Cross Orders of Saint Alexander Nevsky, the White Eagle, Saint Anne and Saint Stanislas, d at London 7 Jul 1980, served in WWII as Lt-Cmdr RNVR, Hon Pres Russian Benevolent Soc 1917; m (non dynastic) 1stly at Paris 25 Nov 1931 (m diss by div 1947), Countess Marina (b at Saint Petersburg 20 Nov 1912; d 1969), created Princess Romanovskaia-Kutusova with predicate of Serene Highness by Grand Duke Kirill at the request of Prince Dimitri 28 Jul 1935, dau of Sergei Alexandrovitch, Count Golenistchev-Kutuzov and Maria Alexandrovna Besobrasov. He m (non dynastic) 2ndly at London 29 Oct 1954, Sheila (b at Sydney, NSW, Australia 9 Sep 1898; d at London 13 Oct 1969), created Princess Romanovsky with predicate of Serene Highness by Grand Duke Wladimir at the request of Prince Dimitri …1954, widow of W/Cmdr Sir John Charles Penistone Milbanke, 12th Baronet, RAF, previously wife of Hon Francis Edward Scudamore Saint Clair-Erskine, styled Lord Loughborough, and dau of Harry Chisholm of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia and Margaret McKellar, and has issue by his first wife (Princess Romanovsky-Kutusov with predicate of Serene Highness by male primogeniture),

*Princess Nadejda, b at Boulogne-sur-Seine 4 Jul 1933; m 1stly at London 20 Dec 1952 (m diss by div at ... 1976), Brian Allen, MB, BS (b at Connah's Quay, N Wales 6 May 1931). She m 2ndly at San Francisco .. May 1977, William Thomas Hall Clark (b at Montreal 17 Mar 1924).

(6). Prince Rostislav Alexandrovich, b at I-Todor, Crimea 24 Nov 1902; Kt Order of Saint Andrew, Gd Cross Orders of Saint Alexander Nevsky, the White Eagle, Saint Anne and Saint Stanislas, d at Cannes 31 Jul 1978; m (non dynastic) 1stly at Chicago 14 Sep 1928 (m diss by div at Chicago 9 Nov 1944), Princess Alexandra (b at Marijno, Novgorod 20 May 1905; m (non dynastic) 2ndly at ... Lester Armour II who d at Lake Forest, Illinois 26 Dec 1970), created Princess Romanovsky with predicate of Serene Highness by Grand Duke Kirill, dau of Paul Pavlovitch, Prince Galitzine and Princess Alexandra Nikolaievna Mestchersky, and had issue (Princes or Princesses Romanovsky with predicate of Serene Highness by male primogeniture),

*1. Prince Rostislav Rostislavovich, b at Chicago 3 Dec 1938, Banker; m 1stly at Winnetka, Illinois 9 Sep 1960 (m diss by div Waukegan, Illinois 28 Nov 1978), Stephena Verdel (b at Maracaibo, Venezuela 15 Dec 1938), dau of Edgar Joseph Cook and Sidney Hunt, and has issue,

*1). Princess Stephena Alexandra, b at Chicago 21 Jan 1963; m at Lake Bluff, Illinois 23 Dec 1988, William Porter Boggess III (b at Lake Forest, Illinois 31 Mar 1960).
(253 West Sheridan Place, Lake Bluff, IL 60044, U.S.A.).

Prince Rostislav Rostislavovich m 2ndly at Lake Forest, Illinois 12 Aug 1980, Christia (b at Rockford, Illinois 3 Apr 1949), dau of Harold Noregaard Ipsen and Lorraine Wrobel, and has further issue,
("The Hammonds", Udimore, Rye, East Sussex T0V 3AJ).

*2). Princess Alexandra, b at Lake Forest, Illinois 9 Jun 1983.

*3). Prince Rostislav, b at Lake Forest, Illinois 21 May 1985.

*4). Prince Nikita, b at London 24 London 1987.

Prince Rostislav Alexandrovich m (non dynastic) 2ndly at Chicago 7 Nov 1945 (m diss by div at Chicago 11 Apr 1951), Alice (b at Chicago 30 May 1923; m 1stly at ... Baker), created by Princess Romanovsky with predicate of Serene Highness ad personam by Grand Duke Wladimir, dau of Alvin Eilken and Rose Schwartz. He m (non dynastic) 3rdly at London 19 Nov 1954, Hedwig (b at Habelschwerdt 6 Dec 1905; d at Grasse 9 Jan 1997), formerly wife of Berkeley Everard Foley Gage, Cdr Saints Michael and George (later Sir Berkeley Gage, Kt Cdr Saints Michael and George), dau of Carl von Chappuis, and Baroness Gertrud von Richthofen, and had further issue by his second wife, Princes or Princess Romanovsky),

*2. Prince Nicholas Rostislavovich, b at Chicago 8 Sep 1945; m at Wheaton, Illinois, USA 24 Aug 1966 (m diss by div at ... 19..), Pamela Kuzinowski (b at Chicago 7 Jul 1944), dau of Matthew Kuzinkowski and Estelle Slowik, and has issue,

*1). Prince Nicholas Christopher, b at Oak Park, Illinois 30 Jul 1968; m at Rolling Meadows, Illinois 13 May 1995, Lisa Marie (b at Chicago 28 Mar 1971), dau of Thomas Baron Flowa and Linda Mary Lesiewicz, and has issue,

*(1). Prince Cory Christopher, b at Arlington Heights, Illinois 5 Dec 1994.

*2). Prince Daniel-Joseph, b at Chicago, Illinois 19 Mar 1972.

*3). Princess Heather Noel, b at Park Ridge, Illinois 6 Nov 1976.

(7). Prince Vassili Alexandrovich, b at Gatshina 7 Jul 1907; heir presumptive to Headship of the Imperial House of Russia 8 May 1981 until his death, Kt Order of Saint Andrew, Gd Cross Orders of Saint Alexander Nevsky, the White Eagle, Saint Anne and Saint Stanislas, d at Woodside, California 23 Jun 1989; m (non dynastic) at New York 31 Jul 1931, Princess Natalia (b at Moscow 26 Oct 1907; d at Woodside, California 28 Mar 1989), created Princess Romanovsky with predicate of Serene Highness by Grand Duke Wladimir 7 May 1951, dau of Alexei Wladimirovitch, Prince Galitzine and Lubov Glebov, and has issue,

*Princess Marina, b at San Francisco 22 May 1940; m at Woodside, California 8 Jan 1967 (m diss by div ….199.), William Lawrence Beadleston (b at Long Branch, New Jersey USA 31 Jul 1938).
(P.O. Box 88, Woody Creek, CO 81656, U.S.A.).

 

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