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Sunday, 6 May 2012
Memorial Service for the Grand Duke Vladimir Kirillovich
Topic: Maria Vladimirovna GD

 

 

 

Her Imperial Highness the Grand Duchess Maria Vladimirovna and her son – the Grand Duke Georgii Mikhailovich arrived in St. Petersburg, to honor the memory of Grand Duke Vladimir Kirillovich and Grand Duchess Leonida Georgievna.


April 21st marked the 20h anniversary of the death of the Grand Duke, who faithfully served as Head of the Russian Imperial House for more than 50 years, from 1938 to 1992. He is buried in the Grand-Ducal Mausoleum located at the Peter and Paul Fortress in St. Petersburg.  A  memorial service was held in the presence of the Grand Duchess Maria Vladimirovna and the Grand Duke Georgii, after which the graves were laid with flowers.

 

© Royal Russia. 06 May, 2012

 

 


 


Posted by Paul Gilbert at 6:29 AM EDT
Updated: Thursday, 17 April 2014 12:56 PM EDT
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