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Ksenia Aleksandrovna Romanova

Grand Duchess

Ksenia Romanova, USSR Grand Duchess.


Romanova, Ksenia was born in 1875.


Sister of Tsar Nicholas II. Married a close relative, the Grand Duke Aleksander Mikhailovich. Her daughter Irina, considered a great beauty, married Prince Feliks Yusupov, the future assassin of Rasputin. During the revolution, rescued in the Crimea by the British Navy.

Moved to Britain. Lived out her last 25 years in Wilderness House, a grace-andfavour mansion provided by the British Royal family.