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Book Review: VERA: Princess of the Imperial Blood Vera Konstantinovna by Paul Gilbert

*contains affiliate links* Princess Vera Konstantinovna of Russia was born on  24 April 1906 as the daughter of Grand Duke Konstantine Konstantinovich of Russia and his wife, Grand Duchess Elizabeth Mavrikievna (born Princess Elisabeth of Saxe-Altenburg). She had six brothers and one surviving sister.  She grew up in the splendour of Imperial Russia and was [read more]

Prince Louis Ferdinand of Prussia Grand Duchess Kira Kirillovna of Russia
Kira Kirillovna of Russia

Royal Wedding Recollections – Prince Louis Ferdinand of Prussia & Grand Duchess Kira Kirillovna of Russia

*The German and Russian titles are titular at this point* On 4 May 1938, Grand Duchess Kira Kirillovna of Russia, daughter of Grand Duke Kirill Vladimirovich of Russia, Head of the House of Romanov, and Princess Victoria Melita of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, married Louis Ferdinand, Prince of Prussia, who would become the Head of the [read more]