Greig, Sir Samuel (1735–1788), naval officer in the Russian service, was the son of Charles Greig, shipowner and naval officer of Inverkeithing in Fife, Scotland, and his wife, Jean, daughter of Revd Samuel Charters of Inverkeithing. Greig was born in Inverkeithing on 30 November 1735, where he attended parochial school before his family moved to ...
Richard H. Warner
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Mountbatten, Louis Alexander, first marquess of Milford Haven [formerly Prince Louis of Battenberg] (1854–1921), naval officer, was the eldest son of Prince Alexander of Hesse and his morganatic wife, Countess Julia Theresa von Haucke. He was born Ludwig Alexander at Graz, Austria...