Prince George, Duke of Kent

Prince George Edward Alexander Edmund of the United kingdom, created Duke of Kent in 1934

Son of George V. King of the United Kingdom (1865-1936) and his wife Mary, Princess of Teck (1867-1953)

Born: York Cottage, Sandringham 20. Dec 1902

Christened: Private Chapel, Windsor Castle 26. Jan 1903


Married: Westminster Abbey, London 29. Nov 1934 Marina, Princess of Greece and Denmark (1906-1968), his third cousin, daughter of Nikolaos, Prince of Greece and Denmark (1872-1938) and his wife Yelena Vladimirovna, Grand Duchess of Russia (1882-1957).


Died: Morven, Scotland 25. Aug 1942 in a plane crash while on active service

Buried: Royal Burial Ground, Frogmore, Windsor



Marlene A. Eilers ”Queen Victoria’s Descendants”, Rosvall Royal Books 1997; Genealogisches Handbuch des Adels, Fürsten II, Vol XVII 2004; Detlev Schwennicke "Europäische Stammtafeln. Neue Folgen", Vol. I/1, 1998, Vittorio Klostermann; Alison Weir: “Britain’s Royal Families”, Vintage Books 2008;  for godparents see Yvonne’s Royalty Home Page