Milestones Feb. 13, 1995

DIED. PRINCE ALEXIS D'ANJOU DE BOURBON-CONDE, 47, heir presumptive to the Russian throne; of complications from brain tumors; in Madrid. Alexis claimed to be the grandson of Grand Duchess Maria, the third daughter of Csar Nicholas II; either Maria or her sister Anastasia, some have theorized, escaped the Bolsheviks' 1918 massacre of Russia's royal family. Last October, Alexis gave a blood sample for testing to compare his DNA with that in bone samples taken from the massacre site; no official findings have been released.

DIED. GERALD DURRELL, 70, British animal lover, conservationist and best- selling writer about the creature kingdom;...

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