The second of the Bogdanoff twin brothers died

French TV host Igor Bogdanoff died at the age of 73, a few days after the death of his twin brother Grishka. This was reported by BFMTV with reference to the showman’s agent on January 3.

Both brothers were hospitalized with COVID-19 and were not vaccinated.

“In peace and love, surrounded by children and family, Igor Bogdanoff departed for another world on Monday, January 3, 2022,” relatives said in a press release from the TV host’s agent.

Grishka Bogdanoff died on December 28, the cause of death was also not officially disclosed by his relatives.

The twin brothers became famous in France in the 1970s as hosts of the first science fiction show on French television, “Time X” (Temps X). However, the showrunners were often criticized by the scientific community, who considered their shows to be anti-science.

The brothers’ real names are Igor Yuryevich and Grigory Yuryevich Ostasenko-Bogdanovs. Their father is Yuri Mikhailovich Ostasenko-Bogdanov, a Russian artist of Tatar origin, the son of Mikhail Bogdanov, a military cavalryman who died during the events of 1917.