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Prince Alexis Mdivani Profile

Prince Alexis Mdivani
Prince Alexis Mdivani
05 is born to Zakhari Mdivani, a former aide-de-camp of Emperor Nicholas of Russia; he’s one of three boys and two girls.
15 May 31/November 32 marries 21-year-old Louise Astor Van Alen, a descendant of tycoon John Jacob Astor, founder of the American Fur Company
1 December 32 divorces Van Alen. She will marry his brother Serge in 1936 and die in December 1997.
20 June 33 marries 20-year-old heiress Barbara Woolworth Hutton in a civil ceremony. There are rumors that his princedom is a pig farm in Georgia, Russia.
22 June 33 marries Barbara Woolworth Hutton in a religious ceremony at the Russian Orthodox Church in Paris. The religious rites are performed with all the gorgeous rituals of the Russian church and, in accordance with the Russian custom, crowns are held over the bride and groom during the ceremony.
? splits from Hutton in London
13 May 35 divorces Hutton. She will marry Danish Count Kurt Haugwitz Hardenberg Reventlow in 1936 and die in 1979.
Summer 35 is a close friend of Spanish painter Salvador Dali and stays with his lover, 26-year-old Else Zarske, a.k.a. Baroness Maud von Thyssen-Bornemisza, at the villa of his sister’s husband, José Maria Sert. Maud is the divorced second wife of Heinrich Baron Thyssen-Bornemisza de Kászon.
1 August 35 while driving his Rolls Royce en route to Perpignan, he dies in a car crash a few miles away from Mas Juny, Spain. He’s dead on the spot; Maud von Thyssen-Bornemisza is only slightly injured.
August 35 is interred in Palamós, Spain
Sources:
www.pro.corbis.com, The Shameful Life of Salvator Dali by Ian Gibson
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