Wedding of Grand Duke George Mikhailovich of Russia

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The Wedding of Tsesarevich Grand Duke George Mikhailovich of Russia, the only son of Grand Duchess Maria Vladimirovna of Russia (the Head of the House of Romanov) and Prince Franz Wilhelm of Prussia, and Nob. Victoria Romanovna Bettarini, daughter of His Excellency Ambassador Nob. Roberto Bettarini and Nob. Carla Bettarini, at the Saint Isaac’s Cathedral in Saint Petersburg on October 1st, followed by a visit to the Saint Peter and Saint Paul Cathedral to lay a wreath. There was a Reception at the Vladimir Palace the previous evening, with a Gala Dinner later today and a Brunch tomorrow. The couple announced their Engagement in January and the bride will be known as Princess Victoria Romanovna Romanoff, with the predicate of Serene Highness after the Wedding, more details HERE.

In the evening, Grand Duke George Mikhailovich of Russia and Princess Victoria Romanovna Romanoff hosted a spectacular Ball at the Russian Museum of Ethnography in Saint Petersburg, which was attended by most of the Royal Guests, more HERE.

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Royal Guests and Relatives were headed by Grand Duchess Maria Vladimirovna, Prince Franz Wilhelm and Princess Nadia of Prussia, and Helen Louise Kirby, Countess Dvinskaya, and also included Tsar Simeon II, Queen Margarita, and Crown Princess Miriam of Bulgaria and with the Prince of Turnovo, the Duke and Duchess of Braganza with the Prince of Beira, Crown Prince Leka II and Crown Princess Elia of Albania, King Fuad II of Egypt, Crown Prince Mohamed Ali and Crown Princess Noal Zaher of Egypt, Prince Emanuele Filiberto of Savoy, the Duke of Aosta and Princess Olga, Duchess of Aosta, the Duke and Duchess of Anjou, Princess Isabelle of Liechtenstein with Prince Wenzeslaus, Prince Rudolf Ferdinand and Princess Tılsım, Prince Charles-Philippe of Orléans, Duke of Anjou, Archduke Maximilian of Austria, Princess Lea of Belgium, Princess Desiree of Prussia, Prince Charles-Henri Lobkowicz, Prince Joachim and Princess Yasmine Murat, Prince Irakli Bagration-Mukhransky, Prince David and Princess Irina Bagration-Mukhransky of Georgia.

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Princess Victoria Romanovna Romanoff wore a Reem Acra gown, embroidered by Elina Samarina for Sergio Marcone Moscow and Torzhok embroideries, along with the spectacular Chaumet Lacis Tiara, chosen during a visit to Chaumet earlier this year, where she was presented with many choices, including the Chaumet Bourbon-Parma Tiara and Radziwiłł Tiara.

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3 thoughts on “Wedding of Grand Duke George Mikhailovich of Russia

  1. This is amazing! To have the pretender to the Russian throne marrying in St. Petersburg Cathedral was no doubt a far away dream just a few decades ago. If you add to that the fact that they had a reception at the Vladimir Castle with hundreds of royal guests in attendance, it becomes surreal. It’s true that most everyone there is using their royal titles in pretense, but the lineage is certainly there. The bride looked lovely, very elegant. Her choice of earrings was right on point. My only quibble is that I would have used a different hairstyle, perhaps one with more volume in front due to the tiara that she chose. But that is a detail. She looked lovely and very happy, which is what matters. The GD looked very elegant as well. I wish them every happiness as they embark on their journey together!

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