Helena of Russia (1882–1957)

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Helena of Russia (1882–1957)

Grand duchess of the imperial court in St. Petersburg. Name variations: Helen, Helene, Hélène Romanov, Helen Vladimirovna. Born Helen Vladimirovna on January 17, 1882; died on March 13, 1957; daughter of Maria of Mecklenburg-Schwerin (1854–1920) and Grand Duke Vladimir Alexandrovitch (son of Alexander II, tsar of Russia); married Prince Nicholas (Oldenburg) of Greece (uncle of England's Prince Philip), on August 29, 1902; children: Olga Oldenburg (1903–1981); Elizabeth Oldenburg (1904–1955); Marina of Greece (1906–1968).