Princess Michael of Kent

Princess Michael of Kent

Wife of Prince Michael of Kent

Princess Michael of Kent is an Austrian-Hungarian member of the British Royal Family. She is married to Prince Michael of Kent, who is a grandson of King George V. Princess Michael is an author, and has published several books on the royal families of Europe. She also undertakes lecture tours, and supports her husband in his public work.… Read More

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1945 Birth Princess Michael of Kent was born on 15 January 1945, in Karlsbad, in the then-German-populated Sudetenland, now known as Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic, near the family estates of her Austrian maternal grandmother, Princess Hedwig von Windisch-Graetz, just prior to the defeat and the end of Nazi Germany and of World War II in Europe, and the following expulsion of the German population later that year. … Read More


1971 26 Years Old …  They were married on 14 September 1971, at Chelsea Old Church, London. The couple separated in 1973, were divorced in 1977, and the marriage was formally annulled by the Roman Catholic Church in May 1978 for undisclosed reasons.
1974 29 Years Old …  On 10 June 1974, two years after their marriage, Prince Richard inherited his father's dukedom, becoming The Duke of Gloucester. … Read More


1978 33 Years Old One month after the annulment, on 30 June 1978, in a civil ceremony in Vienna, Austria, she married Prince Michael of Kent, the son of Prince George, Duke of Kent (1902–1942) and Princess Marina of Greece and Denmark (1906–1968). … Read More
1983 38 Years Old After receiving the Pope's permission, the couple later married in a Roman Catholic ceremony on 29 June 1983, at the Archbishop's House, London. … Read More


2004 59 Years Old In May 2004 she was in the news when a group of black diners in a New York restaurant alleged that the Princess had told them to "get back to the colonies" when complaining about their noise – an accusation she denied, though it made headlines around the world. … Read More


2007 62 Years Old …  From 2007-2011 the Princess was President of Partridge Fine Art, a gallery in London's New Bond Street until it went into administration following substantial multi-year losses. … Read More
2008 63 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2008, it was announced Prince and Princess Michael would be required to begin paying rent of £120,000 a year. … Read More
2010 65 Years Old Except for Earl and Countess of St Andrews and Lord and Lady Nicholas Windsor, who are members of the extended Royal Family, Princess Michael was the only member of the British Royal Family who took part in the Papal visit of 2010, except the state welcome by the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh at the first visit in Edinburgh. … Read More
2011 66 Years Old Princess Michael of Kent represented her first cousin-in law, the Duke of Edinburgh, at the launching ceremony of the Green Pilgrimage Network in Assisi, Italy, on 1 November 2011.
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