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Nadejda Mountbatten, Marchioness of Milford Haven

Nadejda Mikhailovna Mountbatten
Marchioness of Milford Haven
Nadejda de Torby, c. 1914
Born (1896-03-28)28 March 1896
Cannes, France
Died 22 January 1963(1963-01-22) (aged 66)
Cannes, France
Spouse Prince George of Battenberg
(m. 1916; his death 1938)
Issue Lady Tatiana Elizabeth Mountbatten
David Mountbatten, 3rd Marquess of Milford Haven
House House of Holstein-Gottorp-Romanov (by birth)
Father Grand Duke Michael Mikhailovich of Russia
Mother Countess Sophie von Merenberg

Nadejda Mikhailovna Mountbatten, Marchioness of Milford Haven (28 March 1896 – 22 January 1963) was the second daughter of Countess Sophie von Merenberg. She was a younger sister of Countess Anastasia de Torby.

Her paternal grandparents were Grand Duke Michael Nicolaievich of Russia and Princess Cecily of Baden. Michael was the seventh and last child of Nicholas I of Russia and Charlotte of Prussia. Her mother was a granddaughter of Aleksandr Pushkin, who in turn was a great-grandson of Peter the Great's African protégé, Abram Petrovich Gannibal.

Nicknamed "Nada", she married Marquess of Milford Haven, in London, England, on 15 November 1916. They had two children:

  1. Lady Tatiana Elizabeth Mountbatten (16 December 1917 – 15 May 1988), who died unmarried.
  2. David Mountbatten, 3rd Marquess of Milford Haven (12 May 1919 – 14 April 1970), father of the present Marquess.

During the 1934

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  4. ^ "Nobility Hastens To Defense Of Gloria". San Jose Times. 4 October 1934. Retrieved 13 August 2010. 
  5. ^ Hough, Richard (1984). Edwina Countess Mountbatten of Burma. New York: William Morrow and Company, Inc.  


  • Morganatic branches of the Russian Imperial Family

See also


Following her death, a portion of her jewels surfaced with family members living in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

  • 28 March 1896 - 15 November 1916: Countess Nadejda Mikhailovna de Torby
  • 15 November 1916 - 1917: Her Serene Highness Princess George of Battenberg
  • 14 July – 7 November 1917: Mrs George Mountbatten
  • 7 November 1917 – 11 September 1921: Countess of Medina
  • 11 September 1921 – 1950: The Most Honourable The Marchioness of Milford Haven
  • 1950– 22 January 1963: The Most Honourable The Dowager Marchioness of Milford Haven
From left to right: Nadja Michailovna, Michael Michailowitsch, Anastasia Michailovna and their father Michail Michailowitsch Romanow

Styles from birth to death


  • Styles from birth to death 1
  • Ancestry 2
  • See also 3
  • References 4

Lady Milford Haven died in Cannes, France, in 1963.

Nada and her sister-in-law, Edwina Mountbatten (wife of Lord Mountbatten), were extremely close friends and the two frequently went together on rather daring adventures, traveling rough in difficult and often dangerous parts of the world.[5]

[4]"a set of malicious, terrible lies". Before leaving for the United States to testify, Lady Milford Haven publicly denounced the maid's testimony as [3][2][1]

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