Prince Matchabelli is a perfume house that was founded in 1926 by Georges i Norina Matchabelli. The owner of the brend from 1987 is Anglo-Dutch company Unilever. Prince Matchabelli is a Georgian prince, before the Russian Revolution he had been an ambassador to Italy. In 1916 he married Norina Gilli, an Italian actress, she became famous after her work in 1911 in pantomime spectacle play "The Miracle." They emigrated in the US in 1926 and opened the perfume house of Prince Matchabelli. Georges Matchabelli died in 1935 and in 1936 the house was sold to perfume manufacturer Saul Ganz. It had been changing its owner until it was acquired by Anglo-Dutch company Unilever in 1987.