In Denmark died the eldest in the family of the Romanovs

Prince Dimitri Romanovich, the oldest in the family Romanov, has died in Denmark at the age of 90 years. TASS said his wife Princess Feodora Alekseevna.

“Dimitri Romanovich died in hospital on the evening of 31 December,” said the Princess.

Dmitry Romanovich was a great-grandson in the direct line of Emperor Nicholas I and cousin of the last Emperor Nicholas II.

Prince was born in 1926 in France, together with his family also lived in Italy and Egypt. After marriage in 1959, he moved to Denmark.

Dmitry Romanovich first visited Russia in 1992, after repeatedly visited the historical homeland. The last time the Prince visited Russia in October 2016, he was awarded the order of Alexander Nevsky.