Nicholas Romanov, Prince of Russia

Italian historian and businessperson (1922-2014)

Nicholas Romanovich Romanov, Prince of Russia[2][3] ( 26 September 1922 – 15 September 2014) was a claimant to the headship of the House of Romanov[2][4] and President of the Romanov Family Association.

Nicholas Romanovich Romanov
Prince of Russia[1]
Head of the House of Romanov (disputed)
Time21 April 1992 – 15 September 2014
PredecessorGrand Duke Vladimir Cyrillovich
SuccessorPrince Dimitri Romanovich
Born(1922-09-26)26 September 1922 (O.S. 13 September 1922)
Antibes, France
Died15 September 2014(2014-09-15) (aged 91)
Tuscany, Italy
SpouseCountess Sveva della Gherardesca
IssuePrincess Natalia Nikolaevna
Princess Elizabeth Nikolaevna
Princess Tatiana Nikolaevna
HouseHouse of Holstein-Gottorp-Romanov
FatherPrince Roman Petrovich of Russia
MotherCountess Praskovia Dmitrievna Sheremeteva

Although he is related to the Tsar Nicholas I of Russia, his claimed titles and official membership in the former Imperial House are disputed by those who maintain that his parents' marriage violated the laws of Imperial Russia.[5]

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  1. Brozan, Nadine. (1995) Chronicle
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Nikolai Romanov Prince of Russia Presentation". 26 September 2002. Archived from the original on 17 June 2008. Retrieved 22 July 2008.
  3. Broek, Pieter (1994) "A Genealogy of The Romanov Dynasty, The Imperial House of Russia, 1825-1994" Noble House Publications
  4. "Statement by Nicholai Romanov, Russian Prince". Spbnews. 4 July 1998. Archived from the original on 13 April 2010. Retrieved 22 July 2008.
  5. Massie, ch. 19: "The Romanov Emigres," esp. pp. 264-265 (Russian Law of Succession) and pp. 274-275.

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