NamePrince Antoine (Alexander) Bibescu, 9G Grandson
OccupationDiplomat (during WWI at the Rumanian Embassy in London).
Note 1Minister Plenipotentiary of Romania to the USA. Allegedly he and his brother Emmanuel were the subjects of Dostoevski's 'The Brothers Karamazov'. Introduced Proust to Picasso and introduced Paul Morand to Proust and to Hélène Chryssoveloni.
Note 1Close friend of Proust. Encouraged the writer to submit his manuscript 'Du Côté de Chez Swann' to the young publishing house Nouvelle Revue Française (where it was rejected).
Marriage30 Apr 1919, St Sophia, Moscow Road, Bayswater, London, England
SpouseElizabeth Charlotte (Herbert) Asquith
Birthabt 1897
FatherHerbert H. Asquith
MotherMargot Tennant
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