“Of course it was good to see the family after 4 years, but it did not really do me any good, as I lost more than 5 pounds which I had put on with such difficulty in May and June. I also get out of breath more easily. So these are the results of my trip. Very annoying.
Grand Duke George Alexandrovich of Russia, (In Russian Великий Князь Георгий Александрович Романов), (9 May 1871 in Tsarskoe Selo – 9 August 1899 in Likani, Georgia) was the third son of Alexander III and Empress Marie of Russia. At times he was referred to by his relatives as "weeping willow" and was a much beloved member of the imperial family.