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Prince Michael Obolensky
by Bassano Ltdbromide print, 3 January 1944NPG x83877
by Bassano Ltdquarter-plate glass negative, 3 January 1943NPG x178874
by Bassano Ltdquarter-plate glass negative, 3 January 1943NPG x178875
by Bassano Ltdquarter-plate glass negative, 3 January 1943NPG x178876
by Bassano Ltdhalf-plate glass negative, 21 May 1946NPG x73464
by Bassano Ltdhalf-plate glass negative, 21 May 1946NPG x73465
by Bassano Ltdhalf-plate glass negative, 21 May 1946NPG x73466
by Bassano Ltdhalf-plate glass negative, 21 May 1946NPG x73467
by Bassano Ltdhalf-plate glass negative, 21 May 1946NPG x73468
by Bassano Ltdhalf-plate glass negative, 21 May 1946NPG x73469
by Bassano Ltdhalf-plate glass negative, 21 May 1946NPG x73470
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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
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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