Photos from Vladimir Kramnik's wedding

2/6/2007 – On December 31, 2006, world chess champion Vladimir Kramnik and French journalist Marie-Laure Germon wed in a civil ceremony. On Sunday, February 4th, the religious rites were conducted in the Orthodox Church of St-Alexandre-Nevsky in Paris. It was a private ceremony with family and good friends. No journalists. But we have pictures.

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The ceremony took place in a warm and private atmosphere. The general public and the media were excluded, only family and close friends – like Boris Spassky – were invited.

The King and his Queen: the orthodox wedding ceremony in St-Alexandre-Nevsky in Paris

Now we are wed, both for church and state

The radiant bridegroom and his lovely bride

Vladimir and Marie-Laure – we wish you a long and happy marriage


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