Thursday, June 17, 2021
Romanov Weddings: Nicholas Romanoff and Sveva della Gherardesca in 1952
On 21 January 1952, Nicholas Romanovich Romanoff (1922-2014) married Countess Sveva della Gherardesca (b.1930) at the Russian Cathedral in Cannes. Nicholas was the eldest son of Prince Roman Petrovich of Russia (1896-1978) and his wife Countess Prascovia Dmitrievna Cheremeteva (1901-1980), who wed in 1921. Sveva was the daughter of Count Walfredo della Gherardesca (1894-1953) and Countess Nicoletta di Piccolellis. Nicholas and Sveva had three daughters: Natalia (b.1952), Elizabeth (b.1956), and Tatiana (b.1961).