Greg King (author)
Greg King is an American author, best known for his biographies of prominent historical figures.


Born in 1964, King first became interested in history at the age of twelve, after watching two films about Imperial Russia's last royal family, the Romanov
The House of Romanov was the second and last imperial dynasty to rule over Russia, reigning from 1613 until the February Revolution abolished the crown in 1917...

s: Nicholas and Alexandra
Nicholas and Alexandra
Nicholas and Alexandra is a 1971 biographical film which tells the story of the last Russian monarch, Tsar Nicholas II of Russia, and his wife, Tsarina Alexandra....

(1971), and Anastasia
Anastasia (1956 film)
Anastasia is a 1956 American historical drama film directed by Anatole Litvak for 20th Century Fox. The film stars Ingrid Bergman, Yul Brynner, and Helen Hayes. Supporting players include Akim Tamiroff, Martita Hunt, and, in a small role, Natalie Schafer...

 (1956), which after which he started reading all the books he could find on the subject, including Robert K. Massie
Robert K. Massie
Robert Kinloch Massie III is an American historian, author, Pulitzer Prize recipient. He has devoted much of his career to studying the House of Romanov, Russia's royal family from 1613-1917.-Biography:...

's 1967 book, Nicholas and Alexandra
Nicholas and Alexandra (book)
Nicholas and Alexandra: An Intimate Account of the Last of the Romanovs and the Fall of Imperial Russia is a 1967 biography of the last royal family of Russia by historian Robert K. Massie...



  • The Last Empress: The Life and Times of Alexandra Feodorovna, Empress of Russia, 1996
  • The Mad King: The Life and Times of Ludwig II of Bavaria
    Ludwig II of Bavaria
    Ludwig II was King of Bavaria from 1864 until shortly before his death. He is sometimes called the Swan King and der Märchenkönig, the Fairy tale King...

    , 1996
  • The Man Who Killed Rasputin: Prince Felix Youssoupov and the Murder That Helped Bring Down the Russian Empire, 1996
  • Sharon Tate
    Sharon Tate
    Sharon Marie Tate was an American actress. During the 1960s she played small television roles before appearing in several films. After receiving positive reviews for her comedic performances, she was hailed as one of Hollywood's promising newcomers and was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for...

     and the Manson murders
    , 2000
  • The Duchess of Windsor: The Uncommon Life of Wallis Simpson, 2003
  • The Fate of the Romanovs, co-authored with Penny Wilson
    Penny Wilson
    Penny Wilson is an American author known for her books about the Romanovs, Imperial Russia's last royal family .-Biography:Penny Wilson was born in 1967, and grew up in New York....

    , 2003
  • The Court of the Last Tsar: Pomp, Power and Pageantry in the Reign of Nicholas II, 2006
  • Gilded Prism: The Konstantinovichi Grand Dukes & the Last Years of the Romanov Dynasty, with Penny Wilson, 2006
  • Twilight of Splendor: The Court of Queen Victoria During Her Diamond Jubilee Year, 2007
  • The Resurrection of the Romanovs: Anastasia
    Anastasia is a personal name and the female form of the Greek male name Anastasius/Anastasios meaning "resurrection." The name, and its male counterpart, were often given to Greek children born around December 2 or around Easter during the early days of Christianity. It is the name of several...

    , Anna Anderson
    Anna Anderson
    Anna Anderson was the best known of several impostors who claimed to be Grand Duchess Anastasia of Russia...

    , and the World's Greatest Royal Mystery
    , with Penny Wilson, 2010
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