Felix and Leonid Yusupov Leonid Yusupov was modeled on Felix Yusupov, who really existed.
Prince Felix Yusupov (1886-1967) was one of the responsibles for Rasputin's death. He was married to Irina Romanov, then he was connected to the royal family. After Rasputin's assassination, he was sent into exile by the Tsar. Thanks to this punishment, in spite of Rasputin's curse on his eventual murder, he was not killed together with the Romanovs during the revolution, and he lived until the age of 81.

♣ Interesting links:
Who's Who: Felix Yusupov ~ First World War . com
Felix Yusupov ~ Spartacus


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