HRH Prince Michael of Kent (Getty/Indigo)

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  • Name at birth: His Royal Highness Prince Michael of Kent
  • Place in the line of succession: N/A
  • Royal duties: Prince Michael is a grandson of King George V and cousin of Queen Elizabeth II. As the third child of George V's fourth son, he was not initially expected to carry out official royal duties. However, he has offically represented the Queen in non-UK Commonwealth realms many times, and attended many funerals of foreign dignitaries on her behalf.
  • Famous for: Unlike many of his relatives, Michael does not receive any money for his royal duties and therefore has permission from the Queen to make an earning from commercial enterprises. He runs his own consultancy business and is a qualified Russian interpreter.
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