Felix Yusupov

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Prince Felix Yusupov
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Born(1887-03-23)23 March 1887
Died27 September 1967(1967-09-27) (aged 80)
SpousePrincess Irina Alexandrovna of Russia
IssuePrincess Irina Felixovna Yusupova
FatherCount Felix Felixovich Sumarokov-Elston
MotherPrincess Zenaida Nikolaievna Yusupova

Prince Felix Felixovich Yusupov, Count Sumarokov-Elston (Russian: Фéликс Фéликсович Юсýпов, граф Сумароков-Эльстон;[1] March 23, 1887, Saint Petersburg, Russian Empire – September 27, 1967, Paris, France), was best known for helping in the murder of Grigori Rasputin. Rasputin was the faith healer who was said to have influenced Tsar Nicholas II and Tsaritsa Alexandra Feodorovna in their decisions. Felix Yusupov was never punished for this murder.

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  1. Translated from Cyrillic as Yussupov, Yusupov, Yossopov, Iusupov, Youssoupov, Youssoupoff, or as Feliks, Graf Sumarrokow-Elston.