Princess Olga is the youngest child of Prince Andrei Alexandrovich of Russia and the only one born of his second marriage in 1942, to Nadine Sylvia Ada McDougall (1908–2000), daughter of Lt. Col. Herbert McDougall.
Olga's origins are not known with certainty, but she may have come from Pskov. She was probably of Varangian (Scandinavian or Viking) heritage. Olga was married to Prince Igor I of Kiev in about 903. Igor was the son of Rurik, often seen as the founder of Russia, as Rus. Igor became the ruler of Kiev, a state which included parts of what is now Rus...
When Igor was murdered in 945, Princess Olga assumed the regency for her son, Svyatoslav. Olga served as regent until her son was of age in 964. She was known as a ruthless and effective ruler. She resisted marrying Prince Mal of the Drevlians, who had been the killers of Igor, killing their emissaries and burning their city in revenge for her husb...
Olga turned to religion — specifically, to Christianity. She traveled to Constantinople in 957, where some sources say that she was baptized by the Patriarch Polyeuctus with Emperor Constantine VIIas her godfather. She may have converted to Christianity, including becoming baptized, before her trip to Constantinople (perhaps in 945). There are no h...
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El 22 de octubre de 1923 se casó con el príncipe Pablo de Yugoslavia en Belgrado, siendo el entonces Duque de York (quien luego reinaría como Jorge VI) el padrino de boda de Pablo. La princesa Olga y el príncipe Pablo y tuvieron tres hijos: 1. El príncipe Alexander (1924-2016). El príncipe Alexander se casó primero con la princesa María Pía de Sabo...
Distinciones honoríficas griegas
1. Dama Gran Cruz de la Orden de las Santas Olga y Sofía. 2. Insignia conmemorativa del Centenario de la Casa Real de Grecia (30/03/1963).
Distinciones honoríficas yugoslavas
1. Dama Gran Cruz de la Orden de San Sava.
Distinciones honoríficas alemanas
1. Condecoración de Bienestar Social, clase especial.Wikimedia Commons alberga una categoría multimedia sobre Olga de Grecia.
Princess Olga, the tenth-century ruler of Kyiv and all Rus, is a fitting figure to represent the current Ukrainian challenge given her wit, wisdom, and fighting spirit. The stories about Olga, whose name in its original Scandinavian form was Helga, are divided into two main themes, her revenge on the killers of her husband and her Christianization.
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10/05/2021 · Princess Olga Romanoff, 71, is a cousin of Queen Elizabeth II. Princess Olga is the daughter of Prince Andrei Alexandrovich, who escaped Russia on a British warship in 1919, and Nadine Sylvia Ada ...
11/05/2021 · Princess Olga, 71, is the daughter of Tsar Nicholas II's eldest nephew, Prince Andrew, who escaped Russia on a British warship in 1919, and lives alone at Provender, a 13th century home in Kent.