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Old 11-25-2014, 10:41 PM
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I have looked in my backyard and it is not thousands or hundreds of years old, so in not knowing me, you have no idea of what I like to read and how I perceive a place to interesting to me. I am not blind to what happened in Russia as to the cruelty of the people nor anywhere else. We all have different takes on any book that we read or a place that we visit, so I will just continue to do as I please with my books and the places that I visit as you can do the same..
Well, almost in my backyard is the last residence of this Russian imperial descendant that I thought might be of interest to readers.
Shabby Toronto apartment was once home to Russia's Grand Duchess Olga | Toronto Star
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Old 11-25-2014, 11:05 PM
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Well, almost in my backyard is the last residence of this Russian imperial descendant that I thought might be of interest to readers.
Shabby Toronto apartment was once home to Russia's Grand Duchess Olga | Toronto Star
Thank you for the link to the article, gerry. Enjoyed reading about someone so part of all that grandeur and tragedy. Interesting end.
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Old 11-25-2014, 11:21 PM
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Well, almost in my backyard is the last residence of this Russian imperial descendant that I thought might be of interest to readers.
Shabby Toronto apartment was once home to Russia's Grand Duchess Olga | Toronto Star
Thank you for the information, I did read the article and was so surprised that this is what happened to her later in life, and yes it was in your backyard. I saved the article in my History File Folder which is growing leaps and bounds, need to make separate folders now for all this articles that I have...lololo.
What I found interesting was that she was so innocent of the ways of the world, that nobody in her family had the forethought to teach her about money, life, just daily living. How different it is today when royals have children, they had better get careers and jobs, for they know it might not last forever like those royals back then who thought it would last forever.
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https://ru-royalty.livejournal.com/2777773.html

The above post by duchesselisa contains photos of and information about Princess Tatiana Nikolaevna Yusupova. She was Princess Zinaida's sister.
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Prince Dimitri Galitzine got engaged to Miss Alexandra Pollitt on 21 February 2016.

Prince Dimitri, 25, is the fifth child and eldest son of Prince Peter Galitzine and of his wife, Archduchess Maria Anna of Austria (granddaughter of the last Austrian Emperor Karl I and of his wife, Empress Zita).

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Felix and his wife Irina founded the coutoure house Irfé in 1924.
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Items, which belonged to Felix Yusupov, will be auctioned by Olivier Coutau-Bégarie on 4th of November, 2016.

Art russe - Coutau-Begarie - Drouot

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