Serge Obolensky

Prince and Businessman
Born Nov 3, 1890

Sergei Platonovich, 5th Knyaz Obolensky-Neledinsky-Meletzky was a Russian Prince and Vice Chairman of the Board of Hilton Hotels Corporation.

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Serge Obolensky.


1890 Birth Born on November 3, 1890.


1916 25 Years Old He married firstly Alexander II of Russia's daughter, Catherine Alexandrovna Yurievskaya (1878-1959) at Yalta on 6 October 1916.


1924 33 Years Old He divorced Catherine in 1924 without any issue and then Obolensky married Ava Alice Muriel Astor in London, Middlesex, on 24 July 1924, divorcing in 1932.


1943 52 Years Old 1 More Event
He was a soldier in two World Wars and in the Russian Civil War. He was a Lieutenant Colonel in the U.S. paratroopers and a member of the Office of Strategic Services (OSS), forerunner of the CIA, and made his first five jumps in 1943 at the age of 53.


1958 67 Years Old In 1958, he was Vice Chairman of the Board of Hilton Hotels Corporation.
1971 80 Years Old Obolensky married Marilyn Fraser-Wall of Grosse Pointe Farms, Michigan on 3 June 1971, with whom he did not have issue.
1978 88 Years Old He died in 1978, and is buried in Ipswich cemetery. … Read More
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