Yusupov Palace

Who is the Yusupov Family? Well, according to the family tree in their house, Prince Felix Felixovich Yusupov’s bloodline can be traced back up to Khan Yusuf, the chief of Nogai Horde in the 15th century. The descendant of Khan Yusuf – through his daughter Sumbeka, Queen of Kazan – converted to the Orthodox Christianity in the 17th century, changing his name from Abdul Mirza to Dmitry and was later granted the title of ‘Prince Yusupov’ by Tsar Feodor I. […]

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