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Princess Alexandra, The Honourable Lady Ogilvy

Princess Alexandra, The Honourable Lady Ogilvy, KG, GCVO, CD is a member of the British royal family. Alexandra was born to Prince George, Duke of Kent, Princess Marina of Greece and Denmark, she is a first cousin of the current British monarch, Queen Elizabeth II, since her mother was a first cousin of the queen's husband, Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, she is his first cousin once removed. Alexandra is the widow of businessman Sir Angus Ogilvy, to whom she was married from 1963 until his death in 2004; as of 2019, she is 53rd in the line of succession to the British throne. Princess Alexandra was born on 25 December 1936 at London, her parents were Prince George, Duke of Kent, the fourth son of King George V and Queen Mary, Princess Marina of Greece and Denmark, a daughter of Prince Nicholas of Greece and Denmark and Grand Duchess Elena Vladimirovna of Russia. She was named after Queen Alexandra, she received the name Christabel because she was born on Christmas Day, like her aunt Princess Alice, Duchess of Gloucester.

Her birth was the last to have the tradition of having the Home Secretary present to verify the birth of potential heirs to the throne. Secretary Sir John Simon was the last to do this; 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, behind her cousins Elizabeth and Margaret, her uncle the Duke of Gloucester, her father the Duke of Kent, her elder brother Prince Edward, she was born two weeks after the abdication of her uncle King Edward VIII. The Princess was baptised in the Private Chapel of Buckingham Palace, on 9 February 1937, her godparents were King George VI and Queen Elizabeth. Of her godparents, only the King and Queen and Lord Athlone were present. Princess Alexandra spent most of her childhood at her family's country house, Coppins, in Buckinghamshire, she lived with Queen Mary, the widow of George V, during World War II at Badminton.

Her father was killed in an aeroplane crash near Caithness, Scotland on 25 August 1942 while serving in the Royal Air Force. Princess Alexandra has the distinction of being the first British princess to have attended a boarding school, Heathfield School near Ascot, she studied in Paris. She was trained at Great Ormond Street Hospital, she was a bridesmaid at the 1946 wedding of Captain Lord Brabourne and The Hon. Patricia Mountbatten; the following year, she served as bridesmaid at the wedding of her cousins, the then-Princess Elizabeth and The Duke of Edinburgh, on 20 November 1947. The Queen is Princess Alexandra's paternal first cousin, she was a bridesmaid at the 1962 wedding of Prince Juan Carlos of Spain and her second cousin, Princess Sophia of Greece and Denmark. On 24 April 1963, she married the Hon. Angus James Bruce Ogilvy, the second son of the 12th Earl of Airlie and Lady Alexandra Coke, at Westminster Abbey. Ogilvy presented Alexandra with an engagement ring made of a cabochon sapphire set in gold and surrounded by diamonds on both sides.

The wedding ceremony was attended by the royal family and was broadcast worldwide on television, watched by an estimated 200 million people. The bride wore a wedding gown of Valenciennes lace, with matching veil and train, designed by John Cavanagh with the City of London diamond fringe tiara, she made her way with the Duke of Kent, from Kensington Palace to the church. The bridesmaids included Princess Anne and Archduchess Elisabeth of Austria, the best man was Peregrine Fairfax; the Archbishop of Canterbury Michael Ramsey conducted the service. Angus Ogilvy declined the Queen's offer to be created an earl upon marriage, so their children carry no titles. Angus Ogilvy was knighted in 1988 being sworn of the Privy Council in 1997. Princess Alexandra and Sir Angus had two children and Marina, four grandchildren: James Robert Bruce Ogilvy and has issue:Flora Alexandra Ogilvy Alexander Charles Ogilvy Marina Victoria Alexandra Ogilvy she married Paul Julian Mowatt on 2 February 1990 and divorced on 15 October 1997.

They have two children: Zenouska May Mowatt. Works as Head of Marketing for Halcyon Days Ltd. Christian Alexander Mowatt Marina's first pregnancy, announced in late 1989, caused a controversy as the couple were not married; this resulted in a feud with her parents who suggested she either marry her companion or abort the child. Since the late 1950s, Princess Alexandra has carried out an extensive programme of engagements in support of the Queen, both in the United Kingdom and overseas. Taking pa

2009 FIBA Europe Under-16 Championship

The 2009 FIBA Europe Under-16 Championship was the 23rd edition of the FIBA Europe Under-16 Championship. The city of Kaunas, in Lithuania, hosted the tournament. Spain won their second title. Spain Lithuania Serbia Poland Russia Croatia France Turkey Latvia Montenegro Germany Italy Israel Greece Ukraine Czech Republic In this round, the sixteen teams were allocated in four groups of four teams each; the top three will qualify for the Qualifying Round. The last team of each group will play for the 13th–16th place in the Classification Games. Times given below are in CEST; the twelve teams remaining will be allocated in two groups of six teams each. The four top teams will advance to the quarterfinals; the last two teams of each group will play for the 9th–12th place. The last teams of each group in the Preliminary Round will compete in this Classification Round; the four teams will play in one group. The last two teams will be relegated to Division B for the next season. FIBA Archive Official Site

North Delhi

North Delhi is an administrative district of the National Capital Territory of Delhi in India. North Delhi is bounded by the Yamuna River on the east, by the districts of North West Delhi to the north and west, West Delhi to the southwest, Central Delhi to the south, North East Delhi to the east across the Yamuna. North Delhi has a population of 887,978, an area of 59 km², with a population density of 13,019 persons per km². Administratively, the district is divided into three subdivisions, Sadar Bazar and Civil Lines. According to the 2011 census North Delhi has a population of 887,978 equal to the nation of Fiji or the US state of Delaware; this gives it a ranking of 468th in India. The district has a population density of 14,973 inhabitants per square kilometre, its population growth rate over the decade 2001-2011 was 13.04%. North Delhi has a sex ratio of 871 females for every 1000 males, a literacy rate of 86.81%. Source: Districts of Delhi North Delhi District official website