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Igor and Grichka Bogdanoff: who are their brothers and sisters?

Affected by Covid-19, Igor and Grichka Bogdanoff died six days apart. Although your sister, Véronique, is very present in the media, who are your brothers and sisters?

Within six days of each other, Igor and Grichka Bogdanoff passed away at age 72 on December 28, 2021 and January 3, 2022. Born in Saint-Lary in the Gers, the famous twins They were the sons of Yuri Mikhailovich Ostasenko-Bogdanoff, a painter descended from Russian political emigrants, and of Maria Dolores Franzyska Kolowrat-Krakowská. Igor and Grichka Bogdanoff had three sisters and a half brother. In an interview with Gala, her little sister, Véronique, confided: “Mom met a Russian immigrant, Youra, with whom she became pregnant when she was 23 years old. It was then that Igor and Grichka were born. But our grandmother was not necessarily very favorable to this story, she was very demanding and no one found favor in her eyes. My father and mother have separated. Ten years later, François was born from another love story between my mother and a man. However, my mother had not forgotten about Youra and vice versa.

During this interview, Veronique Bogdanoff He said : “Eventually they met and chose not to separate, giving birth to three other children: Laurence, 58, Geraldine, 56, and myself, 54. Youra was finally the man in my mother’s life. He was a humble, discreet, rather silent person, who had left Russia at the age of eleven. My mother was bright, intelligent, and spoke several languages.“According to the magazine Gala, Laurence would be registered on the municipal electoral lists of a municipality in Hauts-de-Seine and Geraldine would have a taxi company in the Drôme. For her part, Véronique is a sophrologist. According to author Maud Guillaumin, the famous twins had a rocky relationship with their sisters. In the book Le Mystère Bogdanoff, he wrote: “They told me they were disappointed that Igor and Grichka tried to embellish their personal story, which in itself is exceptional.

Véronique’s funny anecdote about Igor and Grichka Bogdanoff

While the physics of two brothers she’s talking a lot, her little sister explained: “His physique was taboo. A mystery that they had fun watching us try to unravel. One day, I asked them for two hours about cosmetic surgery. They took me, but deep down it made them laugh. I didn’t get any of it. We used to play at grabbing each other by the chin at the time of ‘I’ll grab you, you’ll grab me by the knob’ and that’s it. They knew what he thought, but I respected his choice.

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