Lady Lydia Pavlovna Koudeyaroff Deterding birth 27 Mar. 1904 at Toshkent, Uzbekistan, death 30 Jun. 1980 Paris, France. She was born in Tashkent, Russia, and at the age of 16 married a Russian diplomat, General Bagratouni. In 1924 Lady Lydia was married to Sir Henri Deterding who owed his wealth to the oil industry, having founded the Royal Dutch Shell Company. They divorced in 1936 and Lady Lydia spent the rest of her life enjoying the social whirl in Paris and her enormous jewel collection.