Igor Troubetzkoy

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This name uses Eastern Slavic naming customs; the patronymic is Nikolkayevich and the family name is Troubetzkoy.

Prince Igor Nikolayevich Troubetzkoy (Russian: Игорь Николаевич Трубецкой; 23 August 1912, Paris, – 20 December 2008, Nice) was an aristocrat with Russian origin, member of the princely Trubetskoy family as the son of Prince Nikolai Nikolaievich Troubetzkoy and the countess Jekaterina Mikhailovna Mussin-Pushkin. He was the first Russian to drive for Ferrari and to compete in Grand Prix Motor Racing. He drove a 2-litre Ferrari "Tipo" 166 in Monaco on May 16, 1948. Earlier that year he had won the Targa Florio with the Ferrari 166 Sport Allemano Spyder (chassis # 001S, only one built).

Personal life[edit]

He was married to Barbara Hutton, one of the richest women of the time, between 1947 and 1951. He died in 2008 at the age of 96.

His brother, Youcca Troubetzkoy, was an actor in French film during the 1920s and 1930s.