Michael of Kent

Prince Michael George Charles Franklin of Kent

Son of Prince George, Duke of Kent (1902-1942) and his wife Marina, Princess of Greece and Denmark (1906-1968)

Born: Coppins, Buckinghamshire 4. Jul 1942

Christened: Private Chapel, Windsor Castle 4. Aug 1942


Married: (civ.) Town Hall, Vienna 30. Jun 1978 and (rel.) Westminster Abbey, London 30. Jul 1978 Marie Christine Freiin von Reibnitz (1945), daughter of Günther Hubertus Freiherr von Reibnitz and his wife Maria Anna Grófné Szapáry de Muraszombath, Széchysziget et Szapár.

Since he married a Roman Catholic, Prince Michael is excluded from the line of succession to the British throne.




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