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Princess Alexandra, The Honourable Lady Ogilvy (Alexandra Helen Elizabeth Olga Christabel; born 25 December 1936), is a member of the British Royal Family, the youngest granddaughter of King George V and Queen Mary. She is the widow of Sir Angus Ogilvy. Prior to her marriage she was known as Princess Alexandra of Kent. She is the first princess to use territorial designation of Kent since Queen Victoria, who was known as Princess Alexandrina Victoria of Kent prior to her accession.

Princess Alexandra carries out royal duties on behalf of her cousin, Queen Elizabeth II. She is 33rd in the line of succession to the British throne; at the time of her birth in 1936, she was sixth.

Princess Alexandra was born, on 25 December 1936, at 3 Belgrave Square, London. Her father was The Prince George, Duke of Kent, the fourth son of George V and Queen Mary. Her mother was Princess Marina of Greece and Denmark, a daughter of Prince Nicholas of Greece and Denmark and Grand Duchess Elena Vladimirovna of Russia. As a male-line granddaughter of the British monarch, she was styled as a British princess with the prefix Her Royal Highness. At the time of her birth she was sixth in the line of succession to the British throne. The Princess was baptised in the Private Chapel of Buckingham Palace, on 9 February 1937, and her godparents were: King George VI and Queen Elizabeth, her uncle and aunt; Prince Nicholas of Greece and Denmark, her grandfather; Princess Olga of Yugoslavia, her aunt; Count Karl Theodor of Törring-Jettenbach, her uncle (by marriage); Queen Maud of Norway, her great-aunt; Alexander Cambridge, 1st Earl of Athlone, her great-uncle; and Princess Beatrice of the United Kingdom, great-great-aunt.

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