Princess Alexandra, The Hon. Lady Ogilvy’s 77th Birthday

  December 31, 2013 at 3:28 am by

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Princess Alexandra, The Honourable Lady Ogilvy celebrated her 77th birthday on Christmas Day 2013.

Princess Alexandra was born on Christmas Day 1936 at No. 3 Belgrave Square in London, England and is the only daughter and second eldest child of Prince George, Duke of Kent and his wife, Princess Marina of Greece and Denmark. She is also a granddaughter of King George V and Queen Mary. She has two brothers; Prince Edward, Duke of Kent (born in 1935) and Prince Michael of Kent (born in 1942). At the time of her birth, she held the title of Princess Alexandra of Kent.

Princess Alexandra was christened on 9 February 1937 at Buckingham Palace and her godparents are King George VI, Queen Elizabeth (later Queen Mother), Queen Maud of Norway, Princess Nicholas of Greece and Denmark, Princess Olga of Yugoslavia, Princess Beatrice of the United Kingdom, Alexander Cambridge, 1st Earl of Athlone and Karl Theodor of Toerring-Jettenbach. Her full name is Alexandra Helen Elizabeth Olga Christabel.

On 24 April 1963, Princess Alexandra married The Honourable Angus Ogilvy, the second eldest son of David Ogilvy, 12th Earl of Airlie and his wife, Lady Alexandra Coke. They have two children; James Ogilvy (born in 1964 – in 1988 he married Julia Rawlinson and they have two children; Flora and Alexander) and Marina Ogilvy (born in 1966 – in 1990 she married Paul Mowatt [whom she divorced in 1997] and they have two children; Zenouska (born in 1990) and Christian (born in 1993).

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6 Responses to Princess Alexandra, The Hon. Lady Ogilvy’s 77th Birthday

  1. J A Jones-Ford says:

    She’s such a great lady. My all time favorite princess. I hope that her health has improved and that she will have a wonderful 2014 !

  2. NATALYA says:

    Happy Birthday to Princess Alexandra and a lot of wonderful returns of her life!

  3. Happy Brthday to u Princess…

  4. Marie Lewis says:

    I have always taken an interest in her Royal Highness, because I was born on the exact same day as her.
    I was so sad to read of her ill health and wish her better health to come.

  5. Patricia Winniford Williams says:

    As a child I had a Madame Alexander doll modeled in her image. She
    is a great lady and an outstanding role model for all of us. If only
    there were more like her! It was very disturbing to me, personally,
    to learn of her health issue. She has been an outstanding ambassador
    for the Queen.

  6. Vera Johns says:

    I only recently learned of the princess’s ill health. I have always admired her and wish her a very speedy recovery. She is a wonderful woman and it is a great pity that there are not more with her sence of elegancy style and compassion.

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