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Prince Michael Obolensky

(circa 1926-1995), Younger brother of Prince Alexander Obolensky; son of Prince Serge Obolensky

Sitter in 11 portraits

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Prince Michael Obolensky, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x83877

Prince Michael Obolensky

by Bassano Ltd
bromide print, 3 January 1944
NPG x83877

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Prince Michael Obolensky

by Bassano Ltd
quarter-plate glass negative, 3 January 1943
NPG x178874

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Prince Michael Obolensky

by Bassano Ltd
quarter-plate glass negative, 3 January 1943
NPG x178875

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Prince Michael Obolensky

by Bassano Ltd
quarter-plate glass negative, 3 January 1943
NPG x178876

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Prince Michael Obolensky

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate glass negative, 21 May 1946
NPG x73464

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Prince Michael Obolensky

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate glass negative, 21 May 1946
NPG x73465

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Prince Michael Obolensky

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate glass negative, 21 May 1946
NPG x73466

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Prince Michael Obolensky

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate glass negative, 21 May 1946
NPG x73467

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Prince Michael Obolensky

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate glass negative, 21 May 1946
NPG x73468

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Prince Michael Obolensky

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate glass negative, 21 May 1946
NPG x73469

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Prince Michael Obolensky

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate glass negative, 21 May 1946
NPG x73470

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Guy Bailey

19 January 2016, 11:33

He was the brother of Prince Alexander Obolensky, who played rugby for Oxford Universty and was in the England team.
In later life Prince Michael worked for Robert Maxwell. They got along fine until when Russia opened up, they went on a visit to Moscow. A great fuss was made of Prince Michael whilst Maxwell was virtually ignored.
When they returned to UK, Prince Michael was dismissed by Maxwell

Guy Bailey

10 January 2016, 21:26

Prince Michaels father fled Russia in 1917. He settled in Lyon France because French was the language spoken by the Russian Court. Michael was born in 1926 and educated at Beaumont College at Windsor England. He was a Chartered Accountant.

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