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Serge Mdivani
Birth: 1904, Georgia
Death: Mar. 15, 1936
Delray Beach
Palm Beach County
Florida, USA

Georgian Nobleman. He fled with his siblings to Paris at the time of the Russian Revolution. Along with his two brothers and two sisters they became known as the "Marrying Mdivanis" because they all chose wealthy and well-known spouses. His brothers' wives included Barbara Hutton and actress Mae Murray, and one of his sisters married a son of writer Arthur Conan Doyle. Mdivani married actress Pola Negri in 1927 but left her after she lost her money in the 1929 stock market crash; they were divorced in 1931. His second marriage, to opera singer Mary McCormick, lasted from 1931 to 1933. In February 1936 Mdivani married the ex-wife of his late brother Alexis, the former Louise Van Alen, a member of the Astor family. A month later he was killed during a polo match when the horse he was riding fell and kicked him in the head. (bio by: Jen Snoots) 
 
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 Spouses:
  Pola Negri (1899 - 1987)
  Louise Astor Van Alen Saunderson (1910 - 1998)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Berkeley Memorial Cemetery
Middletown
Newport County
Rhode Island, USA
 
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Originally Created by: Jen Snoots
Record added: Mar 19, 2007
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Serge Mdivani
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Serge Mdivani
Added by: Jen Snoots
 
Serge Mdivani
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