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Princess Marina of Kent, now a widow, with her youngest child, Prince Michael, named after Grand Duke Michael of Russia, youngest brother of Czar Nicholas II.  Marina's mother was a Russian grand duchess and Prince Michael developed a keen interest in his Russian heritage.  He even contributed blood samples to help positively identify the remains of the last czar and his family.

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Princess Marina of Kent, now a widow, with her youngest child, Prince Michael…

George, Duke of Kent, with his wife, Marina, and their children - Edward and Alexandra.

George Duke of Kent and Princess Marina and family . Son of Queen Mary and King George V.

All the children have gaps in there teeth like Alexandra. It must be a Hesse trait as Prince Edward Earl of Wessex has it as do his children Louise and James.

Romanov children in their early years

"Murder Bottles" Many Victorian mothers, while intending to provide the best food and feeding methods for their infants, tragically caused the deaths of their own little ones...

Murder Bottles

Although doctors condemned the bottles and infant mortality rates of the time were shocking – only two out of ten infants lived to their second birthday – parents continued to buy and use them. The bottles eventually earned the nickname, “Murder Bottles.

British Royalty:  The Duke and The Duchess of Kent with their children Prince Edward and Princess Alexandra.

Prince George, Duke of Kent, Princess Marina, Duchess of Kent and their two eldest children, Prince Edward and Princess Alexandra

The royal children of 1904: from left, Princess Mary (future Princess Royal), Prince Albert (future King George VI), Prince Edward (future D...

The royal children of from left, Princess Mary (future Princess Royal), Prince Albert (future King George VI), Prince Edward (future Duke of Windsor), Prince Henry (future Duke of Gloucester); seated: Prince George (future Duke of Kent).

Princess Marina (13 Dec  1906-27 Aug 1968) Greece the widow of Prince George  (1902-1942) Duke of Kent UK photo by www.joseflebovicgallery.com. She died hours after it was announced that she was ill with a brain tumor. On 27 Aug 1968 Kensington Palace issued the statement: “Princess Marina, Duchess of Kent, died in her sleep at her home this morning”. Her Dr's issued the  statement: “The Princess had  been suffering for some weeks from an inoperable brain tumor".

Tragedy in the British Royal Family at the End of August 1968 – Princess Marina, Duchess of Kent, aged widow of Prince George, Duke of Kent, died just hours after it was announced that she was seriously ill with a brain tumorAugust

Grand Duke Mikhail Nikolaievich and Grand Duchess Olga Feodorovna of Russia with sons, back row from left: Mikhail Mikhailovich (1861–1929, George Mikhailovich  (1863–1919), Sergei Mikhailovich (1869–1918). First row from left: Alexei Mikhailovich (1875–1895), Nikolai Mikhailovich (1859–1919)

Grand Duke Mikhail Nikolaievich and Grand Duchess Olga Feodorovna of Russia with sons, back row from left: Mikhail Mikhailovich George Mikhailovich Sergei Mikhailovich First row from left: Alexei Mikhailovich Nikolai Mikhailovich

The elder, Prince William Henry Andrew Frederick, was born in 1941. Heir to the title Duke of Gloucester, he was tragically killed in a flying accident on 28 August 1972. The younger son, Prince Richard Alexander Walter George, was born in 1944. He is the present Duke of Gloucester.

Regal Majesty: Princess Alice, Duchess of Gloucester, with Prince William and Prince Richard, the current Duke of Gloucester

Sister of the Tsar who escaped Russia and lived on - Olga Romanov (daughter of Tsar Alexander III and wife Marie) She married at the age of 19 in 1901 Duke Peter Alexandrovich of Oldenburg. It was an unhappy marriage. Three years later she was introduced to Colonel Nikolai Alexandrovich Kulikovsky and an open love affair began. She asked for a divorce and her brother, the Tsar, said it would be granted in seven years.  She died 24 November 1960 in Toronto, Canada.

Olga, Grand Duchess of Russia Born: 13 June 1882 Peterhof Daughter of: Tsar Alexander III & Dagmar of Denmark Married: Peter of Oldenburg Divorced 1916 Nikolai Kulikovsky Died: 24 November 1960 Toronto

Princess Marina, Duchess of Kent. She was a daughter of Prince Nicholas of Greece and Grand Duchess Elena Vladimirovna of Russia.

a formal portrait photo of princess Marina in the fringe tiara, by Cecil Beaton

Princess Marina, Duchess of Kent with her children

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Grand Duke Michael (brother to Tsar Nicholas) holding his niece Princess Irina who was to marry Felix Yusupov who murdered Rasputin.

Grand Duke Michael with his niece Princess Irina, daughter of his elder sister Grand Duchess Xenia.

teatimeatwinterpalace:  The Duke and Duchess of Kent with their daughter Princess Alexandra

Prince George & Princess Marina The Duke and Duchess of Kent with their daughter Princess Alexandra.

The Queen, then Duchess of Edinburgh nursing Princess Anne in 1950, she is wearing a small diamond brooch, given to her by Prince Philip. It is a copy of his Naval badge, he was still a serving Naval Officer when they were 1st married.

The Queen, then Duchess of Edinburgh nursing Princess Anne in she is wearing a small diamond brooch, given to her by Prince Philip. It is a copy of his Naval badge, he was still a serving Naval Officer when they were married.

King George V and his grandson Prince Michael of Kent, first cousin to the Queen.  Royal look alikes.  George V was a cousin to the Tsar Nicholas and Kaiser Wilhelm.

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Royal Doppelgängers: British Royal History Edition King George V and his grandson Prince Michael of Kent.

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