The leadership of the Russian Imperial cancer research Foundation


Her Imperial Highness the Grand Duchess Maria of Russia
The Head of the Russian Imperial House, Her Imperial Highness the Grand Duchess (de jure Her Imperial Majesty the Empress of all Russias) Maria I Wladimirovna was born the 23rd of December 1953 (new church calendar) in Madrid, Spain. She is the only daughter of the late Head of the Russian Imperial House, H.I.H. Grand Duke Wladimir III Kirillovich, and His Most August Spouse H.I.H. Grand Duchess Leonida Georgievna (born H.R.H. Princess Bagration-Muhkrani of Georgia). Following the tradition of the Imperial Family, the Grand Duchess was brought up in the spirit of the Orthodox Faith and devotion to the interests of Russia.

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The Chairman of the Board of Trastees His Imperial Higheness heir to the throne the Grand Duke Georgii Mihailovich
His Imperial Highness the Tsesarevich and Grand Duke Georgii Mihailovich was born on March 13th (new church calendar) 1981 in Madrid, on the eve of the 100th Anniversary of the martyrdom of his Great-great-grandfather Emperor Alexander II the Liberator (1/14 March, 1881). He was born of the marriage of H.I.H. the Grand Duchess Maria Wladimirovna to H.I.H. Grand Duke Mikhail Pavlovich (born H.R.H. Prince Franz-Wilhelm of Prussia). The baptism of the Grand Duke in the presence of the miraculous icon of the Mother of God of Kursk, in the Orthodox Church of Madrid, was attended by King Juan-Carlos I and Queen Sophia of Spain, King Simeon II and Queen Margarita of Bulgaria, and his godfather was King Konstantin II of Greece.