Kristine de Bagration-Mukhrani

Princess Kristine de Bagration-Mukhrani (née Kristine Dzidziguri; 20 September 1989) is a Georgian sociologist, fashion model, and former beauty pageant contestant. She is a member of the House of Mukhrani, a branch of the Bagrationi dynasty, through her marriage to Prince Juan de Bagration-Mukhrani.

Princess Kristine de Bagration-Mukhrani
BornKristine Dzidziguri
(1989-09-20) 20 September 1989 (age 31)
Tbilisi, Georgia
Spouse
HouseBagrationi (by marriage)
Occupationsociologist, model

Early lifeEdit

Princess Kristine was born on 20 September 1989 in Tbilisi, Georgia.[1]

Education and careerEdit

She studied French culture and civilization at the Sorbonne before returning to Tbilisi to study sociology.[2][3]

In 2008 she was awarded the title of Vice Miss Georgia.[4] She was first-runner up at the 2010 Miss Georgia contest.[5] After Miss Georgia she competed in the Miss Tourism International pageant.[6] She is one of the highest paid models in Georgia, signed with City Models, and has frequently posed for Christian Dior.[7][8][2]

Personal lifeEdit

In 2014 she met Prince Juan de Bagration-Mukhrani, a member of the House of Mukhrani, a branch of the Bagrationi dynasty[9] which formally ruled Georgia until it was conquered by the Russian Empire.[7] They were married in a civil ceremony on 10 May 2014 in Ronda, Spain.[4] They began planning a religious ceremony, but were delayed due to a halt in political and social negotiations[10] and because of Prince Juan's father, Prince Bagrat de Bagration y de Baviera,'s declining health. His father died on 20 March 2017, and the couple decided to allow a one-year mourning period before organizing the wedding. On 3 June 2018 they married in a Georgian Orthodox ceremony at Svetitskhoveli Cathedral. The day before the wedding, they had received a blessing from Ilia II of Georgia, the Catholicos-Patriarch of All Georgia. A reception was held at the Palace of Mukhrani.[7]

After their wedding the couple honeymooned in Indonesia, where they attended the Tomohon International Flower Festival.[11][12] While in Indonesia they also made an official visit to the Agung Rai Museum of Art.[13][14]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Kristine Dzidziguri - Charming Georgian Model". Beautiful Women Pedia. Retrieved 5 December 2018.
  2. ^ a b García-Moro, María Luisa (5 October 2014). "La boda rondeña del príncipe georgiano Juan de Bagration". ABC. Retrieved 5 December 2018.
  3. ^ "ASÍ HA SIDO LA BODA DEL PRÍNCIPE JUAN BAGRATION-MUKHRANI, PRIMO DEL HEREDERO AL TRONO DE GEORGIA". Hola!. 6 June 2018. Retrieved 5 December 2018.
  4. ^ a b "Royal wedding of Georgian Prince and famous model". Georgian Journal. 6 June 2018. Retrieved 5 December 2018.
  5. ^ "Miss Charm Sunway Pyramid 2008 (23 Dec 2008)". Shutter Asia. 27 December 2008. Retrieved 5 December 2018.
  6. ^ "Miss World Georgian Contestant Revealed". The Financial. Retrieved 5 December 2018.
  7. ^ a b c Carron, Jérôme (29 June 2018). "Le mariage du prince Juan Bagration-Mukhrani et Kristine Dzidziguri". Point de Vue. Retrieved 5 December 2018.
  8. ^ "Kristine Dzidziguri". Model Management. Retrieved 5 December 2018.
  9. ^ "T.R.H. Prince Juan and Princess Kristine Bagration-Mukhrani". Georgian Foundation. Retrieved 5 December 2018.
  10. ^ García-Moro, María Luisa (9 October 2015). "Anulada la última boda 'real' del año por falta de pedigrí en la lista de invitados". Vanitatis. Retrieved 5 December 2018.
  11. ^ "Sedang Honeymoon, Prince dan Princess Georgia Jatuh Cinta Bunga Tomohon". Manado Post Online. 10 August 2018. Retrieved 5 December 2018.
  12. ^ "Hadiri TIFF 2018: Pangeran dan Putri Georgia Tiba di Manado". Berita Manado. 6 August 2018. Retrieved 5 December 2018.
  13. ^ Ubud, Arma (16 August 2018). "Prince and Princess Georgia Visited ARMA Museum of Ubud". Nusa Bali. Retrieved 5 December 2018.
  14. ^ "Arma Newsletter 2018" (PDF). Arma Bali. Retrieved 5 December 2018.