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HRH Prince Michael of Kent

GCVO, United Kingdom

Prince Michael was born on July 4th, 1942. His father, The Duke of Kent, was the fourth son of King George V and Princess Marina, was the daughter of Prince Nicholas of Greece and of Grand Duchess Helen Vladimirovna of Russia.  HRH holds the following military positions:  He is Hon Vice Admiral, Royal Naval Reserve; Cmdre-in-Chief, Maritime Reserves; Hon Air Marshal, RAF Benson; Royal Hon Colonel, HAC; Senior Col, Kings Royal Hussars and Col-in-Chief, Essex and Kent Scottish Regiment, Canada. A qualified Russian interpreter, and fluent in French. The Prince runs a consultancy company to encourage commercial relationships for British companies overseas. HRH is heavily involved with many charities and devotes much of his time to the ‘Prince Michael International Road Safety Awards’ and the Toward Zero Foundation. His interests are in auto sport, aviation and travel.