Monday, November 5, 2012

Duke of Leuchtenberg weds hairdresser's maid

November 5, 1928

Ella Miller, the maid of a Munich hairdresser, today married Duke Nicholas of  Leuchtenberg, a descendant of the Romanov and Beauharnais families.   The Duke, 32, was married in 1920 to a Russian, Olga Fomin, who died in Constantinople in 1921.

According to the New York Times, Duke Nicholas has lived in Munich "for the last five or six years."  He is considered an accomplished musician, and has directed public concerts.

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