CATHERINE THE GREAT'S FIRST, AMONG MANY, NATURAL SON BY COUNT ORLOV. He was given the title-name: Count Aleksey Grigorievich Bobrinsky. Eventually, like his father's brother's titled "prince". Catherine decreed that all her subsequent natural sons by her various lovers would have the surname of Orlov. This, mentioned in her memoirs. Typography & Background created by Christian Orlov.