Princess Marina of Greece and Denmark

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Princess Marina of Greece and Denmark, (Πριγκίπισσα Μαρίνα της Ελλάδας και Δανίας; 13 December 1906 – 27 August 1968), later known as the Duchess of Kent, was a princess of the Greek royal house, who married Prince George, Duke of Kent, fourth son of King George V of the United Kingdom in 1934.wikipedia
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Princess Alexandra, The Honourable Lady Ogilvy

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They had three children: Prince Edward, Duke of Kent, Princess Alexandra, and Prince Michael.
Alexandra was born during the reign of King George VI to his brother and sister-in-law, Prince George, Duke of Kent, and Princess Marina of Greece and Denmark.

Prince Edward, Duke of Kent

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They had three children: Prince Edward, Duke of Kent, Princess Alexandra, and Prince Michael.
Since his mother, Princess Marina of Greece and Denmark, was a cousin of Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, Edward is both a second cousin and first cousin once removed to Prince Charles and his siblings.

Prince Michael of Kent

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They had three children: Prince Edward, Duke of Kent, Princess Alexandra, and Prince Michael. Prince Michael of Kent (4 July 1942) he married Marie Christine von Reibnitz on 30 June 1978. They have two children.
His mother was Princess Marina, a daughter of Prince Nicholas of Greece and Denmark and Grand Duchess Elena Vladimirovna of Russia.

Prince George, Duke of Kent

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Princess Marina of Greece and Denmark, (Πριγκίπισσα Μαρίνα της Ελλάδας και Δανίας; 13 December 1906 – 27 August 1968), later known as the Duchess of Kent, was a princess of the Greek royal house, who married Prince George, Duke of Kent, fourth son of King George V of the United Kingdom in 1934.
On 12 October 1934, in anticipation of his forthcoming marriage to his second cousin, Princess Marina of Greece and Denmark, he was created Duke of Kent, Earl of St Andrews, and Baron Downpatrick.

University of Kent

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She served as the first Chancellor of the University of Kent at Canterbury from 1963 until her death from a brain tumour at Kensington Palace at 11.40 am on 27 August 1968, aged 61. Funeral service for the Princess was held at the St. George's Chapel on 30 August.
The University was granted its Royal Charter on 4 January 1965 and the following year Princess Marina, Duchess of Kent was formally installed as the first Chancellor.

Edward Molyneux

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The bride's gown was in white and silver silk brocade, designed by Edward Molyneux, and worked on by a team of seamstresses including, at Marina's request, Russian émigrées.
Frowning on superfluous decoration, he regularly dressed European royals, including Princess Marina, Duchess of Kent.

Prince Nicholas of Greece and Denmark

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Her father was Prince Nicholas of Greece and Denmark, the third son of George I of Greece.
Marina (1906–1968). Married Prince George, Duke of Kent.

Princess Michael of Kent

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Prince Michael of Kent (4 July 1942) he married Marie Christine von Reibnitz on 30 June 1978. They have two children.
One month after the annulment, on 30 June 1978, at a civil ceremony in Vienna, Austria, she married Prince Michael of Kent, the son of Prince George, Duke of Kent (1902–1942) and Princess Marina of Greece and Denmark (1906–1968).

Grand Duchess Elena Vladimirovna of Russia

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Her mother was Grand Duchess Elena Vladimirovna of Russia, a granddaughter of Emperor Alexander II of Russia.
Princess Marina of Greece and Denmark (1906–1968); later Princess Marina, Duchess of Kent. Born at Totoi Palace on 13 December. Grand Duchess Elena suffered from ill health after the birth of Princess Marina, which caused her husband anguish.

Lady Iris Mountbatten

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Her eight bridesmaids were her first cousins, Greek princesses Irene, Eugenie and Katherine, her maternal first cousin Grand Duchess Kira Kirillovna of Russia, her first cousin once removed Princess Juliana of the Netherlands, her husband's niece Princess Elizabeth of York, her husband's cousins the Lady Iris Mountbatten and Lady Mary Cambridge.
On 29 November 1934, Iris was a bridesmaid at the wedding of her cousins, Princess Marina of Greece and Denmark and Prince George, Duke of Kent.

Princess Katherine of Greece and Denmark

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Her eight bridesmaids were her first cousins, Greek princesses Irene, Eugenie and Katherine, her maternal first cousin Grand Duchess Kira Kirillovna of Russia, her first cousin once removed Princess Juliana of the Netherlands, her husband's niece Princess Elizabeth of York, her husband's cousins the Lady Iris Mountbatten and Lady Mary Cambridge.
She and the future Elizabeth II were bridesmaids at the wedding of her first cousin, Princess Marina, to Prince George in 1934.

Westminster Abbey

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On 29 November 1934, they married at Westminster Abbey, London.

Lady Mary Whitley

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Her eight bridesmaids were her first cousins, Greek princesses Irene, Eugenie and Katherine, her maternal first cousin Grand Duchess Kira Kirillovna of Russia, her first cousin once removed Princess Juliana of the Netherlands, her husband's niece Princess Elizabeth of York, her husband's cousins the Lady Iris Mountbatten and Lady Mary Cambridge.
On 29 November 1934, she was a bridesmaid at the marriage of the Duke of Kent to Princess Marina of Greece and Denmark.

St Mark's Church, Bromley

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In June 1952 the Duchess laid the foundation stone of the new St Mark's Church in Bromley, London, which had been damaged in the war.
On 3 June 1952 H. R. H. The Duchess of Kent laid the corner stone for the reconstruction, and in 1953 St Mark’s was rededicated by the Bishop of Rochester, Dr Christopher Chavasse, in presence of the Vicar, Reverend H. J. A. Edwards.

Order of Saints Olga and Sophia

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🇬🇷 Order of Saints Olga and Sophia, 1st Class
11) Princess Marina, Duchess of Kent née Princess of Greece and Denmark - Dame Grand Cross, 1st Class

Devonshire and Dorset Regiment

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Colonel-in-Chief, of The Devonshire and Dorset Regiment
In May 1962 the regiment was given the freedom of the City of Exeter, and were presented with a stand of colours by the Colonel-in-Chief, Princess Marina, Duchess of Kent.

Bromley

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In June 1952 the Duchess laid the foundation stone of the new St Mark's Church in Bromley, London, which had been damaged in the war.
On 3 June 1952, the Duchess of Kent laid the foundation stone of the present church, which was designed by T W G Grant and built by David Nye.

Gladesville Bridge

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In 1964, the Princess took an extensive tour of Australia and officially opened Gladesville Bridge in Sydney.
It was officially opened by Princess Marina on 2 October 1964.

Arthur (Or the Decline and Fall of the British Empire)

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The Kinks recorded "She's Bought a Hat Like Princess Marina" for their 1969 album Arthur (or the Decline and Fall of the British Empire). The song was written by Ray Davies.
With an underlying theme of nostalgia, the songs describe the England that Arthur once knew ("Victoria", "Young and Innocent Days"), the promise of life in Australia for one of his sons ("Australia"), the emptiness of his superficially comfortable life in his home ("Shangri-La"), the resolve of the British people during the Second World War ("Mr. Churchill Says"), the privations that marked the austerity period after the war ("She's Bought a Hat Like Princess Marina"), and the death of his brother in World War I ("Yes Sir, No Sir", "Some Mother's Son").

Duchess of Kent Hospital

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The hospital is named after the British princess Marina, Duchess of Kent.

List of people with brain tumors

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*List of notable brain tumour patients

George V

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Princess Marina of Greece and Denmark, (Πριγκίπισσα Μαρίνα της Ελλάδας και Δανίας; 13 December 1906 – 27 August 1968), later known as the Duchess of Kent, was a princess of the Greek royal house, who married Prince George, Duke of Kent, fourth son of King George V of the United Kingdom in 1934.

Mary of Teck

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She was baptised near the end of 1906, and her godparents were: King George I of Greece (her paternal grandfather); King Edward VII of the United Kingdom (her great-uncle by marriage); Mary of Teck, the Princess of Wales; Prince Andrew of Greece and Denmark (her paternal uncle); Grand Duke Boris Vladimirovich of Russia (her maternal uncle); and Grand Duchess Victoria Fyodorovna of Russia (her maternal aunt).

Royal Burial Ground, Frogmore

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She was buried in the Royal Burial Ground, Frogmore.
1968 Prince George, Duke of Kent (1902–1942), son of King George V, husband of Princess Marina, Duchess of Kent. Funeral at St George's Chapel on 29 August 1942, then interred in the Royal Vault at St George's Chapel; transferred to the Royal Burial Ground on 29 August 1968, the day before his wife's funeral.

Edward VIII

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Her funeral was the final royal ceremony attended by her brother-in-law, the former Edward VIII.
They were visited by Elizabeth II, his sister-in-law Princess Marina, Duchess of Kent, and his sister Mary, Princess Royal and Countess of Harewood.