Princess Marina Petrovna of Russia, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Princess Marina Petrovna of Russia

Russian princess

Date of Birth: 11-Mar-1892

Place of Birth: Nice, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France

Date of Death: 15-May-1981

Profession: nurse

Zodiac Sign: Pisces

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About Princess Marina Petrovna of Russia

  • Princess Marina Petrovna of Russia (11 March 1892 – 15 May 1981) was a daughter of Grand Duke Peter Nikolaevich of Russia and his wife, Grand Duchess Militza Nicholaevna, born Princess of Montenegro.
  • A great-granddaughter of Tsar Nicholas I of Russia, she was born in Nice and grew up in the last period of Imperial Russia, mostly in Znamenka, her father's summer palace near Peterhof. Princess Marina was a gifted artist, showing talent for drawing and painting.
  • She studied painting first with a teacher from the senior school in Yalta and then in St Petersburg under professor Kordovsky.
  • Grand Duchess Maria Pavlovna suggested Princess Marina as a likely bride to the Duke of Montpensier, son of the Count of Paris.
  • During World War I Marina served as a nurse with Caucasian troops near Trabzon.
  • She escaped the Russian Revolution with the rest of her family aboard the British ship HMS Marlborough in 1919.
  • She married Prince Alexander Golitsyn in 1927.
  • She died on 15 May 1981 in Six-Fours-les-Plages, France, aged 89.

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