Queen Alexandra in her youth years. Maria Feodorovna (Nicholas’ mother) was sister to Queen Alexandra of Great Britain, which explained the striking resemblance between Tsar Nicholas II and King George V.
A very home and Royal scene~ Empress of Russia (Maria Feodorovna) plays cards with Queen of England ( her sister Alexandra), future King of Denmark Frederick VIII (their brother) and Duchess of Cumberland ( their sister Thyra). 1902
Harold Harmsworth,1st Viscount Rothermere. Newspaper owner. He and his brother Alfred, later Lord Northcliffe, developed the London Daily Mail and Daily Mirror. Born Hampstead. During the lead up to WW2 he was a strong supporter of Oswald Moseley and the British Union of Fascists and of appeasement towards Hitler. In 1940 was asked by the government to go to America to help in the war effort but following a fall he died in a hospital in Bermuda.