|4||Emperor||Paul of all the Russias||1754||1801||Landgravine||Wilhelmine of Hesse-Darmstadt||1755||1776||Paul was murdered by a group of conspirators on 23 March 1801. Wilhelmine took the name "Natalia Alexeivna" on her marriage. She became pregnant two years after her marriage but died following several days' in labour without being able to deliver her baby.
Wilhelmine was also a sister to Ludwig X of Hesse-Darmstadt (who later became Grand Duke Ludwig I of Hesse and by Rhine).
An interesting biography of the Romanoff family before and after the reign of Paul
|4||Emperor||Paul of all the Russias||1754||1801||Duchess||Sophie of Württemberg||1759||1828||See
22.4 - Paul was murdered by a group of conspirators on 23 March 1801 in his bedroom in the St Michael Palace. The conspirators burst into his bedroom and tried to compel him to sign his abdication. He offered some resistance, and one of the assassins struck him with a sword, he was then strangled and trampled to death.
Sophie took the name "Maria Feodorovna" on her marriage.
|4.1||Emperor||Alexander I of all the Russias||1777||1825||Princess||Luise of Baden||1779||1826||See
32.13 - Alexander was succeeded as Emperor of all the Russias by his brother Nicholas I.
Luise took the name " Elisabeth Alexeievna" on her marriage.
|4.11||Grand Duchess||Maria of Russia||1799||1800|
|4.12||Grand Duchess||Elisabeth of Russia||1806||1808|
|4.2||Grand Duke||Constantine of Russia||1779||1831||Princess||Julianna of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld||1781||1860||See
28.3 - Julianna took the name "Anna Feodorovna" on her marriage.
A short report on the death of Julianna (you will need to scroll through the page to locate the article)
|4.2||Grand Duke||Constantine of Russia||1779||1831||Countess||Johanna Grudna-Grudczinska||1779||1831||Constantine renounced his succession rights in 1822 in favour of his younger brother Nicholas on account of his second marriage to Johanna Grudna-Grudczinska being morganatic. Joanna was created Princess Lowicka in 1820 (The following detail extracted from Paul Theroff's Web Site - NOTE: l'Allemagne Dynastique does not show a birth date for Princess Lowicka, but shows that sources give four different possibilities: Warsaw 21 Sep 1799, Poznan 29 Sep 1799, 29 Nov 1791 and 29 Sep 1795).
Constantine was viceroy of Poland and in this role was much involved when an insurrection took place in late 1830 in the country against the domination of Russia.
|4.3||Grand Duchess||Alexandra of Russia||1783||1801||Archduke||Joseph Anton of Austria (Palatine of Hungary) (Hungarian Line)||1776||1847||See 21 - Joseph Anton founded the Hungarian Line and was a brother of Emperor Franz I of Austria. Alexandra died after giving birth to a stillborn daughter (Alexandrine)|
|4.4||Grand Duchess||Elena of Russia||1784||1803||Hereditary Grand Duke||Friedrich Ludwig of Mecklenburg-Schwerin||1778||1819||See 23.1 - Friedrich Ludwig predeceased his father Grand Duke Friedrich Franz I and the throne passed to his son Paul Friedrich.|
|4.5||Grand Duchess||Maria of Russia||1786||1859||Grand Duke||Carl Friedrich of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach||1783||1853||See 27.2|
|4.6||Grand Duchess||Catherine of Russia||1788||1819||Duke||George of Oldenburg||1784||1812||See 31.2|
|4.6||Grand Duchess||Catherine of Russia||1788||1819||King||Wilhelm I of Württemberg||1781||1864||See 22.11|
|4.7||Grand Duchess||Olga of Russia||1792||1795|
|4.8||Grand Duchess||Anna of Russia||1795||1865||King||Willem II of the Netherlands (also Grand Duke of Luxemburg)||1792||1849||See 9.1 - Willem II succeeded his father King Willem I who had become unpopular because of his opposition to reform and who abdicated on 7 October 1840.|
|4.9||Emperor||Nicholas I of all the Russias||1796||1855||Princess||Charlotte of Prussia||1798||1860||See
The New York Times report on the death of
Charlotte took the name "Alexandra Feodorovna" on her marriage.
A short report on the death of Charlotte (you will need to scroll through the page to locate the article)
|4.91||Emperor||Alexander II of all the Russias||1818||1881||Princess||Marie of Hesse and by Rhine||1824||1880||See
5.15 - Alexander was assassinated in St Petersburg by a terrorists bomb.
The New York Times report on the death of Emperor Alexander and also another report on his death
A detailed report on the death of Marie.
A report on the funeral of Marie.
Marie took the name "Maria Alexandrovna" on her marriage.
|4.91||Emperor||Alexander II of all the Russias||1818||1881||Princess||Catherine Dolgoruky (was created Princess Yourievsky)||1847||1922||Alexander and Catherine Dolgoruky were married just six weeks after the death of his first wife Princess Marie of Hesse and by Rhine.
An interesting account on the romance of Alexander and Catherine. A more detailed account of the romance from a published extract from the book "Pavilions of the Heart." authored by LESLEY BLANCH.
Report in 1922 of a judgement in the Nice civil courts regarding the memoirs of Alexander II edited by Nicolai Markoff, the memoirs were based on letters by Alexander II to his "lady friends" including those to his second wife Princess Yourievsky. One of Princess Yourievsky's daughters and grandson objected to the publication and paid compensation, the other daughter of Princess Yourievsky would not pay the compensation and was the defendant in the dispute in the Nice court.
In 1948 Nicolai Markoff passed possession of the letters to his former secretary, Eugenie Seydoux, who appears to have looked after Markoff in his old age. It was reported in 2001 that the letters were sold by Christies to the Rothschilds, the name of the sellers was not given but it was assumed it was the heirs of Eugenie Seydoux
Alexander was assassinated in St Petersburg by a terrorists bomb.
|4.911||Grand Duchess||Alexandra of Russia||1842||1849||Alexandra died from infant meningitis|
|4.912||Grand Duke||Nicholas of Russia||1843||1865||It was reported in early 1865 that Grand Duke Nicholas was
encountering difficulties in finding a suitable wife.
Nicholas was engaged to Princess Dagmar of Denmark but died in Nice after an attack of bronchitis (some sources quote meningitis) a couple of months before the intended marriage.
A brief report on the death of Grand Duke Nicholas.
The New York Times report on the return of the body of Grand Duke Nicholas to Russia and subsequent funeral rites.
Princess Dagmar later married his brother Emperor Alexander III of Russia
|4.913||Emperor||Alexander III "Sasha" of all the Russias||1845||1894||Princess||Dagmar "Minnie" of Denmark||1847||1928||See
2.4 - Alexander III died from inflammation of the kidney (nephritis).
Alexander's first love was
Princess Marie Elimovna Mestcherski who he was forced to abandon in order to marry Princess Dagmar.
A report on the wedding of Alexander and Dagmar.
A report on the death of Alexander III .
Dagmar took the name "Maria Feodorovna" on her marriage.
|4.9131||Emperor||Nicholas II of all the Russias||1868||1918||Princess||Alix of Hesse and by Rhine||1872||1918||See
5.1216 - On 15 March 1917, Nicholas abdicated for himself and his son in favour of his brother Michael who in turn on the following day abdicated in favour of a provisional government.
A report on the wedding of Nicholas and Alix.
Alix took the name "Alexandra Feodorovna" on her marriage.
|4.91311 - QVD||Grand Duchess||Olga of Russia||1895||1918||A report on the baptism of Olga|
|4.91312 - QVD||Grand Duchess||Tatiana of Russia||1897||1918||A brief report announcing the birth of Tatiana|
|4.91313 - QVD||Grand Duchess||Maria of Russia||1899||1918||A very brief report announcing the birth of Maria|
|4.91314 - QVD||Grand Duchess||Anastasia of Russia||1901||1918||A very brief report announcing the birth of Anastasia|
|4.91315 - QVD||Tsarevitch||Alexis of Russia||1904||1918||A detailed report announcing the birth of Alexis|
|4.9132||Grand Duke||Alexander of Russia||1869||1870||Alexander died of meningitis|
|4.9133||Grand Duke||George of Russia||1871||1899||George died from complications associated with tuberculosis. There are conflicting reports regarding George's death. According to a posting on
The Alexander Palace Discussion Board on 20 March 2005 by Dimitry Macedonsky (Topic: Grand Duke Georgiy Aleksandrovitch (1871-1899),discussion and pictures ) George had been driving his Tricycle with benzene engine (produced by "Dion & Buton") and was found by a countrywoman close to the Abbas-Tuman Palace. George was in very bad condition, so she summoned help from the Palace and a Sub-Lt arrived minutes prior to to his death. (Note: although I have reworded the text of the posting, my thanks are due to Dimitry Macedonsky for the posting).
A newspaper article in 1903 alleged that Grand Duke George had in 1893 secretly married Princess Nakachidzs, daughter of a Caucasian nobleman and had a son.
New York Times Report on Death of Grand Duke George (1)
New York Times Report on Death of Grand Duke George (2).
A further sad outcome of Grand Duke George's death was the suicide of Lieutenant Boissman (an attaché to George) owing to the reproaches of Emperor ANicholas II for allowing his brother to attempt a cycling journey without attendance
|4.9134||Grand Duchess||Xenia of Russia||1875||1960||Grand Duke||Alexander of Russia||1866||1933||See
Shortly after the wedding of Xenia and Alexander on 6 August 1894 they were driving in a carriage from Peterhoff to Hopscha, and when nearing the latter place the horses were upset and the carriage rolled down an embankment, Xenia sustaining some injuries with Alexander suffering somewhat less.
Death Registration of Grand Duchess Xenia
|4.9135||Grand Duke||Michael "Misha" of Russia||1878||1918||Natalia "Natasha" Wulfert (created Princess Romanovskaya-Brassova)||1880||1952||Michael was a prospective husband to his first cousin
Princess Beatrice "Baby Bee" of Edinburgh (Saxe-Coburg and Gotha) . However as marriages between first cousins was not allowed by the Russian Church any hopes of the marriage had to be abandoned.
Natasha Wulfert who had been twice divorced before her marriage to Michael was granted the name and title Countess Brasova by Emperor Nicholas of Russia in 1913 and the title Princess Romanovskaya-Brasova by Grand Duke Cyril of Russia in 1935.
An interesting article on the succession rights of Michael following his marriage to Natasha Wulfert.
Natasha Wulfertwas born Natalia Sergeevna Cheremtevskaia. Before she was twenty she had married twice, to Sergei Manmontoff, with whom she had a daughter also called Nathalie "Tata" (1903-1969) and after their divorce to Liolucha Wulfert, an army captain. Nathalie "Tata" , and still at school, secretly married Val Gielgud in 1921 with their divorce following in 1923.
Marriage Registration of Val Gielgud and Nathalie "Tata" Manmontoff.
Val Gielgud was an elder brother of the famous actor Sir John Gielgud.
|4.91351||Count||George Brasova||1910||1931||George having finished his final examinations at the Sorbonne, decided to celebrate with a holiday in the south of France with his Dutch friend, Edgar Moneanaar. They planned to drive from Paris to Cannes, their car skidded on the road near Sens, and crashed into a tree. Nineteen-year-old Edgar, who had been at the wheel, was killed. George who was taken to hospital with both thighs broken and severe internal injuries died without recovering consciousness on 21 July 1931.|
|4.9136||Grand Duchess||Olga of Russia||1882||1960||Duke||Peter of Oldenburg||1868||1924||See 31.2241 - Some sources refer to Olga as the last Grand Duchess of Russia. However, this does not take into account whether Marie (1953 - ) daughter of Grand Duke Vladimir is entitled to use the style of Grand Duchess of Russia|
|4.9136||Grand Duchess||Olga of Russia||1882||1960||Colonel||Nikolai Kulikovsky||1881||1958||Olga was the last Grand Duchess of Russia.
.Olga and Nikolai lived in Denmark from 1920 following their enforced exit from Russia but in 1948 fearing capture by the Soviet Army who were close to the Danish border they decided to emigrate to Canada.
|4.91361||Tikhon Kulikovsky||1917||1993||Agnete Petersen||1920||2007|
|4.91361||Tikhon Kulikovsky||1917||1993||Livia Sebesteyn||1925||1982|
|4.91361||Tikhon Kulikovsky||1917||1993||Olga Pupynin Burton||1926|
|4.913611||Olga Kulikovsky||1964||Joseph Cordeiro||1962|
|4.9136111||Peter James Cordeiro||1994|
|4.9136112||John Alexander Cordeiro||1996|
|4.9136113||Michael Andrew Cordeiro||1999|
|4.9136114||Victor Thomas Cordeiro||2001|
|4.91362||Guri Kulikovsky||1919||1984||Ruth Schwartz||1921|
|4.91362||Guri Kulikovsky||1919||1984||Helen Gagarin||1924|
|4.913621||Xenia Kulikovsky||1941||Ralph Edward Jones||1939|
|4.913621||Xenia Kulikovsky||1941||Finn Larsen||1940|
|4.913621||Xenia Kulikovsky||1941||Aage Nielsen||1948|
|4.9136211||Paul Kulikovsky||1960||Kirsten Beiner Hansen||1959||Paul is a son of Xenia Kulikovsky and Ralph Edward Jones and has taken the surname of his mother.|
|4.914||Grand Duke||Vladimir of Russia||1847||1909||Duchess||Marie "Miechen" of Mecklenburg-Schwerin||1854||1920||See
23.1113 - Marie took the name "Marie Pavlovna" on her marriage.
The New York Times report on the marriage of Marie and Vladmir.
A report on the death of Grand Duke Vladimir and the uncomplimentary aspects of his involvement in the "Bloody Sunday" massacre which took place on 22 January 1905.
|4.9141||Grand Duke||Alexander of Russia||1875||1877|
|4.9142||Grand Duke||Cyril of Russia||1876||1938||Princess||Victoria Melita "Ducky" of Edinburgh (Saxe-Coburg and Gotha) (and of Great Britain)||1876||1936||See 1.43 - Cyril was banished from Russia by his cousin Nicholas II following his marriage to the divorced Victoria Melita in 1905. Their marriage and Victoria Melita's status as a Grand Duchess was officially recognised on 17 July 1907 and both were allowed to return to Russia in 1909. Victoria Melita took the name "Victoria Feodovovna " on her marriage. Cyril issued a manifesto on 31 August 1924 in which he assumed the title of Emperor of all the Russias.|
|4.91421 - QVD||Grand Duchess||Marie of Russia||1907||1951||Prince||Friedrich Karl of Leiningen (6th Prince of Leiningen)||1898||1946||See 39.2123 - Friedrich Karl was imprisoned by the Russians during World War II and died as a prisoner of war at Mordvinien apparently from malnutrition according to one source|
|4.91422 - QVD||Grand Duchess||Kira of Russia||1909||1967||Prince||Louis Ferdinand of Prussia||1907||1994||See 11.21112 - A report of the wedding of Kira and Louis Ferdinand|
|4.91423 - QVD||Grand Duke||Vladimir of Russia||1917||1992||Princess||Leonida Bagration-Moukhransky||1914||2010||Princess Leonida is from one of the lines of the Bagration family who were former rulers of the Royal House of Georgia
and is a sister to
Prince Irakly of Bagration-Mukhransky
Leonida was firstly married in 1934 to Sumner Moore Kirby (1895-1945) who died in Buchenwald concentration camp in April 1945. Sumner Moore Kirby was the son of Fred Morgan Kirby (1861-1940) who owned a chain of successful 5 & 10 Cent Stores which had friendly rivalry with the two Woolworth brothers Frank Winfield Woolworth (1852-1919) and Charles Sumner Woolworth (1856-1947) who also owned a chain of 5 & 10 Cent Stores. Kirby's stores were merged with the Woolworth stores in 1912 forming the famous F.W.Woolworth stores.
|4.914231 - QVD||Grand Duchess||Marie of Russia||1953||Prince||Franz Wilhelm of Prussia||1943||See
11.211611 - Marie is the present Head of the Imperial House of Russia.
Franz Wilhelm's genealogy is somewhat unique. He was via his father a great grandson of Wilhelm II of Prussia (German Emperor), Franz Wilhelm's maternal grandmother Princess Hermine Reuss-Greiz, was the second wife on Wilhelm II of Prussia (German Emperor).
|4.9143||Grand Duke||Boris of Russia||1877||1943||Zenaida Rashevskaya||1898||1963||Boris was somewhat of notorious playboy and on one occasion in 1902 whilst in the USA he called on President Roosevelt for lunch which Mrs Roosevelt deliberately did not attend due to unsatisfactory reports of Boris's antics.|
|4.9144||Grand Duke||Andrei of Russia||1879||1956||Mathilde Kschessinska||1872||1971||Mathilde was one of the greatest ballerina of her generation and mistress of three Russian Grand Dukes including the future Emperor Nicholas II of all the Russias and Sergei Mikhailovich. She was created Princess Romanovskya-Krassinskya in 1921|
|4.91441||Prince||Vladimer "Vova" Romanovsky-Krasinsky||1902||1974|
|4.9145||Grand Duchess||Helen of Russia||1882||1957||Prince||Nicholas of Greece and Denmark||1872||1938||See
16.4 - Helen was engaged to
Prince Max of Baden in 1898 which was broken off by him.
New York Time report on the marriage of Grand Duchess Helen and Prince Nicholas
|4.915||Grand Duke||Alexis of Russia||1850||1908||Alexandra Zhukovsky||1842||1899||There is a dispute as to whether this marriage took place, it is not officially recognised.|
|4.9151||Count||Alexis Belevsky-Zhukovsky||1871||1932||Princess||Maria Troubetskoya||1872||1954||Alexis was created Count Belevsky-Zhukovsky on 21 March 1884 (not sure if Old Style (or O.S.) or New Style (or N.S.) date) by Imperial Ukaze.
Count Alexis was killed by the Soviets in the Causasus 1930/32
|4.9151||Count||Alexis Belevsky-Zhukovsky||1871||1932||Baroness||Nathalie Schopping||?||?||Count Alexis was killed by the Soviets in the Causasus 1930/32|
|4.91511||Countess||Elizabeth Belevsky-Zhukovsky||1896||1975||Peter Perevostchikova||1872||1937|
|4.91511||Countess||Elizabeth Belevsky-Zhukovsky||1896||1975||Arthur Lourie||1892||1966|
|4.915111||Marie Perevostchikova||1917||1990||Lucien Teissier||1908|
|4.915112||Dimitri Perevostchikova||1921||1960||Marina Ourousova||?||?|
|4.91512||Countess||Alexandra Belevsky-Zhukovsky||1899||1994||Henry de Lepp||1896||1955|
|4.91512||Countess||Alexandra Belevsky-Zhukovsky||1899||1994||George Flevitzky||1904||1960|
|4.91513||Countess||Marie Belevsky-Zhukovsky||1901||1996||Vladimir Sverbeva||1890||1951|
|4.91513||Countess||Marie Belevsky-Zhukovsky||1901||1996||Vladimir Lanouchevsky||1897||1970|
|4.915131||Elizabeth Sverbeva||1923||Alexander Tarsaidze||1901||1978|
|4.915131||Elizabeth Sverbeva||1923||Charles Byron-Patrikiades||1919|
|4.91514||Count||Sergei Belevsky-Zhukovsky||1903||1956||Nina Botkina||1901||1966|
|4.915141||Countess||Elena Belevsky-Zhukovsky||1929||Nikolai Mojaisky||1928|
|4.915141||Countess||Elena Belevsky-Zhukovsky||1929||Count||Cyril Nieroth||1930|
|4.916||Grand Duchess||Marie of Russia||1853||1920||Prince||Alfred "Affie" of Great Britain (Duke of Edinburgh and later Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha)||1844||1900||See
1.4 - Alfred succeeded to the Dukedom of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha on 22 August 1893 on the death of his Uncle
Duke Ernst II of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha. When he was eighteen he was offered the throne of Greece on the abdication of
King Otto, but refused it owing to the opposition of the British Government for political reasons.
A detailed report on the marriage of Prince Alfred and Grand Duchess Marie.
NY Times article on death of Prince Alfred
Birth Registration of Prince Alfred
|4.917||Grand Duke||Serge of Russia||1857||1905||Princess||Elizabeth "Ella" of Hesse and by Rhine||1864||1918||See
5.1212 - Serge was killed by an anarchist's bomb.
Elizabeth took the name "Elisaveta Feodorovna" on her marriage.
|4.918||Grand Duke||Paul of Russia||1860||1919||Princess||Alexandra "Aline" of Greece and Denmark||1870||1891||See 16.3 - Princess Alexandra suffered a convulsive fit in the seventh month of her pregnancy. Her son Dimitri was delivered and lived into adulthood, however Alexandra never regained consciousness and died after six days in a coma.|
|4.918||Grand Duke||Paul of Russia||1860||1919||Olga Pistolkors (née Karnovich)||1866||1929||Olga was firstly married to Erik Pistolkors a captain in the regiment commanded by Grand Duke Paul.
Olga and Erik had four children, the youngest Marianne married Count Nicholas von Zarnekau.
Olga and Grand Duke Paul had a son Vladimir who was born in 1897 whilst Olga was still married to her first husband. Following her marriage to Paul, Olga was granted the title of Countess Hohenfelsen in 1904 by Prince Regent Leopold of Bavaria and created Princess Paley on 28 August 1915 by Emperor Nicholas of Russia. The name Paley came from one of the estates of Grand Duke Paul and also a surname of one of the ancestors of Olga. Paul and Olga were banished to Paris, Paul's two children from his first marriage Marie and Dimitri remained under the guardianship of his brother Grand Serge and his wife Ella, Paul and Olga finally returned indefinitely to Russia in May 1914.
|4.9181||Grand Duchess||Maria of Russia||1890||1958||Prince||Wilhelm of Sweden (Duke of Sodermanland)||1884||1965||See
3.1312 - Report on the wedding of Grand Duchess Maria and Prince Wilhelm.
Marie left her husband about five years after their marriage in part due to the dullness of the Swedish Court.
|4.9181||Grand Duchess||Maria of Russia||1890||1958||Prince||Sergei Putyatin||1893||1966|
|4.9182||Grand Duke||Dimitri of Russia||1891||1942||Anne-Audrey Emery (created Princess Ilyinsky)||1904||1971||Dimitri was born in Ilyinskoie which presumably accounts for the title (Princess Ilyinsky) given to his wife Anne-Audrey in 1926, he was involved in the murder of Rasputin. Anne-Audrey was an heiress to Emery Industries a large conglomerate headquartered in Cincinnati, USA.
Engagement announcement of Dimitri and Anne-Audrey.
Anne-Audrey secondly married in 1937 to Prince Dimitri Djordjadze (1898-1985). The Marriage Registration of Anne-Audrey, Princess (Ilyinsky) and Prince Dimitri Djordjadze.
An article on the birth of Dimitri and Anne-Audrey's son Paul
|4.91821||Prince||Paul Ilyinsky||1928||2004||Mary Prince||1925||Paul was born in the U.S. Embassy in London and became a naturalised American citizen under the name Ilyinsky subsequently becoming Mayor of Palm Beach, Florida in 1993.
Birth registration of Prince Paul Ilyinsky
|4.91821||Prince||Paul Ilyinsky||1928||2004||Angelica Kauffman||1932||2011||Paul
was born in the U.S. Embassy in London and became a naturalised American citizen under the name Ilyinsky subsequently becoming Mayor of Palm Beach, Florida in 1993.
An online report of Paul's death can be found here
An online report of Angelica's death can be found here
|4.918211||Prince||Dimitri Ilyinsky||1954||Martha McDowell||1952|
|4.9182111||Princess||Catherine Adair Ilyinsky||1981||Samuel "Sam" Goodyear||?|
|4.9182112||Princess||Victoria Bayard Ilyinsky||1984||Mbuku Yves Binda||1979|
|4.9182113||Princess||Lela McDowell Ilyinsky||1986|
|4.918212||Princess||Paula Maria Ilyinsky||1956||Marc Allen Comisar||1953|
|4.918213||Princess||Anna Ilyinsky||1958||Robin de Young||1952|
|4.918213||Princess||Anna Ilyinsky||1958||David Wise Glossinger||1953|
|4.918214||Prince||Michael Ilyinsky||1959||Paula Maier||1965|
|4.918214||Prince||Michael Ilyinsky||1959||Lisa Marie Schiesler||1973|
|4.918214||Prince||Michael Ilyinsky||1959||Debra Lewis (née Gibson)||1963|
|4.9182141||Princess||Alexis Taylor Ilyinsky||1994|
|4.9184||Princess||Irina Paley||1903||1990||Prince||Feodor of Russia||1898||1968||See 4.9853|
|4.9184||Princess||Irina Paley||1903||1990||Count||Hubert de Monbrison||1892||1981|
|4.9185||Princess||Natalia Paley||1905||1981||Lucien Lelong||1889||1958||A
Web Site whose goal is to show a glimpse into the life of Natalia Paley.
Lucien Lelong the "dressmaker", you need to scroll the article
|4.9185||Princess||Natalia Paley||1905||1981||John Chapman Wilson||1899||1961||John Chapman Wilson was a Broadway producer and former business manager of Noel Coward. He and his wife Natalia Paley are buried in First Presbyterian Church of Ewing Cemetery (also known as Ewing Church Cemetery) in West Trenton, New Jersey, USA. (This detail kindly provided by a correspondent)|
|4.919||Prince||George Yourievsky||1872||1913||Countess||Alexandra von Zarnekau||1883||1957||See 31.2271|
|4.9191||Prince||Alexander Yourievsky||1900||1988||Ursule Beer de Gruneck||1925||2001|
|4.91911||Prince||George Yourievsky||1961||Katharina Verhagen||1964|
|4.91911||Prince||George Yourievsky||1961||Silvia Trumpp||?||A video of the wedding of George Yourievsky and Silvia Trumpp|
|4.91J||Princess||Olga Yourievsky||1873||1925||Count||George Nicholas von Merenberg||1871||1948||See 33.K3|
|4.91L||Princess||Catherine Yourievsky||1878||1959||Prince||Alexander Bariatinsky||1870||1910||Catherine Yourievsky wanted to become a singer and performed at various venues. An interesting article from 1920 on Catherine and a further article from early
A detailed article from 1922 in which Catherine explains how she escaped from the Bolsheviks.
|4.91L||Princess||Catherine Yourievsky||1878||1959||Prince||Serge Obolensky||1890||1978||Death Registration of
Catherine Obolensky (Princess Yourievsky) and also
A very long article from 1971 on the times and life of Serge Obolensky.
It is interesting to note the article describes Serge Obolensky as a cousin to Prince Felix Youssoupov, in fact they were third cousins one removed (their common ancestor was Dimitri Ivanovitch Narychkine (1751-1790) and Praskovia Nikolaevna Dolgorukov (1759- )) , source roglo.eu
An article in the "Hayland Islander" newspaper in 2002 reported the possibility that Catherine, had an illegitimate daughter, Olga Maria.
|4.91L1||Prince||Andrei Bariatinsky||1902||1944||Marie Paule Jedlinski||1906||1971||Some sources show the death of Andrei Bariatinsky as 1931, the date of 1944 was supplied via a personal email from the Russian Genealogist Mr Tim Boettger|
|4.92||Grand Duchess||Maria of Russia||1819||1876||Duke||Maximilian of Leuchtenberg||1817||1852||See 18.27|
|4.92||Grand Duchess||Maria of Russia||1819||1876||Count||Gregory Strogonov||1824||1879|
|4.94||Grand Duchess||Olga of Russia||1822||1892||King||Karl I of Württemberg||1823||1891||See
A newspaper article from May 1846 reported the unsuccessful attempts over a period of eight years to marry
Grand Duchess Olga off to Princes from various Royal families throughout Europe.
Included in these were:
Greece - King Otto of Greece (born a prince of Bavaria)
Bavaria - Prince Maximilian of Bavaria (later King Maximilian II of Bavaria and elder brother to King Otto of Greece)
Nassau - Duke Adolf of Nassau (later Grand Duke of Grand Duke Adolphe of Luxemburg)
France - Duke of Bordeaux (later Count of Chambord )
France - Prince Louis Napoléon Bonaparte (later Napoleon III, the Emperor of the French)
Austria - Archduke Stephan Franz of Austria (Palatine of Hungary)
Great Britain - Prince George of Cambridge (later 2nd Duke of Cambridge)
|4.95||Grand Duchess||Alexandra of Russia||1825||1844||Landgrave||Friedrich Wilhelm of Hesse-Cassel||1820||1884||See 45.14 - Grand Duchess Alexandra who was dying of tuberculosis went into labour when she was six months' pregnant, her son Wilhelm lived only for a few hours with his mother dying a few hours later . Landgrave Friedrich succeeded his second cousin Elector Friedrich Wilhelm (1802-1875) as representative of the House of Hesse-Cassel.|
|4.96||Grand Duke||Constantine of Russia||1827||1892||Princess||Alexandra of Saxe-Altenburg||1830||1911||See 30.45 - Alexandra took the name "Alexandra Josifovna" on her marriage.|
|4.961||Grand Duke||Nicholas of Russia||1850||1918||Nadejhda Dreyer||1861||1929||In 1874 Grand Duke Nicholas
stole some jewels from his mother to give to his
mistress by the name of
Harriet Clarissima Ely Blackford, aka Fanny Lear from Philadelphia. Grand Duke Nicholas was declared "mentally ill" and sent into exile by his uncle Emperor Alexander II.
Apparently in 1889 Grand Duke Nicholas's cousin Emperor Alexander III granted him a pardon at the behest of Nicholas's sister Grand Duchess Olga of Russia (wife of King George I of the Hellenes).
Nadejhda was granted the title Princess Iskander by Emperor Nicholas II of Russia
|4.9612||Prince||Alexander Iskander||1889||1957||Olga Rogovsky||1893||1962||Olga Rogovsky disappeared in USSR|
|4.9612||Prince||Alexander Iskander||1889||1957||Natalya Hanykoff||1893||1982|
|4.96122||Princess||Natalya Iskander||1916||1999||Nikolaj Dostal||1916|
|4.962||Grand Duchess||Olga of Russia||1851||1926||King||George I of the Hellenes||1845||1913||See 2.3 & 16 - King George was previously Prince Wilhelm of Denmark and was elected King of the Hellenes on 5 June 1863 and accepted the crown on 31 October 1863. He succeeded Otto (previously Prince Otto of Bavaria) as King , after the latter had been forced to flee Greece in 1862.George was assassinated at Salonika.|
|4.963||Grand Duchess||Vera of Russia||1854||1912||Duke||Eugen of Württemberg||1846||1877||See 22.3122- Vera was a difficult child to control by her parents and was formally adopted by her childless Uncle and Aunt, King Karl I of Württemberg and his wife.|
|4.964||Grand Duke||Konstantine "KR" of Russia||1858||1915||Princess||Elisabeth of Saxe-Altenburg||1865||1927||See
30.932 - Konstantine was the last Romanov to die whilst under the dynasty's rule. Elisabeth took the name "Elisaveta Mavrikievna" on her marriage.
Konstantine (KR) was the first to translate Hamlet into Russian.
The pomp and ceremony surrounding the wedding of Elisabeth and Konstantine
A small interesting article on Konstantine "KR" and Elizabeth in the Dubbo Liberal and Macquarie Advocate (NSW:1892-1927)
|4.9641||Prince||Ioann "Ivan" of Russia||1886||1918||Princess||Elena of Serbia||1884||1962||See 7.51|
|4.96411||Prince||Vsevolode of Russia||1914||1973||Lady||Mary Lygon||1910||1982||Mary Lygon was the daughter of William Lygon, 7th Earl Beauchamp.
Mary was at one time seen as a prospective bride to George, Duke of Kent. However a scandal surrounding her father William Lygon, 7th Earl Beauchamp put paid to any marriage plans.
A brief report on the engagement of Prince Vsevolode and Lady Mary Lygon .
A report on the marriage of Prince Vsevolode and Lady Mary Lygon.
Birth Registration of Mary Lygon (although it shows surname as Beauchamp).
Marriage Registration of Prince Vsevolode and Mary Lygon
|4.96411||Prince||Vsevolode of Russia||1914||1973||Emilia de Gosztonyi||1914||1993|
|4.96411||Prince||Vsevolode of Russia||1914||1973||Valli Knust||1930||2012||Birth Registration of
Marriage Registration of Prince Vsevolode and Valli Knust.
Death Registration of Prince Vsevolode
|4.96412||Princess||Ekaterina "Catherine" of Russia||1915||2007||Marquess||Ruggero Farace di Villaforesta||1909||1970||Princess Ekaterina was the last surviving member of the Russian Imperial Family born before the Revolution .
Birth Registration of Ruggero Farace
|4.964121||Nobile||Nicoletta Farace||1938||Alberto Grundland||1931||1984|
|4.964122||Nobile||Fiametta Farace||1940||Victor Arcelus||1935|
|4.964122||Nobile||Fiametta Farace||1940||Nelson Zanelli||1947|
|4.964123||Marquess||Giovanni Farace di Villaforesta||1943||Marie Debesse||1944|
|4.9642||Prince||Gavril "Gabriel" of Russia||1887||1955||Antonia Raphailovna Nesterovskaya||1890||1950|
|4.9642||Prince||Gavril "Gabriel" of Russia||1887||1955||Princess||Irina Kurakina||1903||1993|
|4.9643||Princess||Tatiana of Russia||1890||1979||Prince||Constantine Bagration-Moukhransky||1889||1915||Princess Tatiana became a nun. Prince Constantine is from one of the lines of the Bagration family who were former rulers of the Royal House of Georgia and was killed in action in Galicia. Constantine was a second cousin once removed of Prince Irakly Bagration-Moukhransky|
|4.9643||Princess||Tatiana of Russia||1890||1979||Alexander Korotchenzov||1877||1922||Princess Tatiana became a nun|
|4.96431||Prince||Theimouraz Bagration-Moukhransky||1912||1992||Catherine Ratchich||1919||1946||Catherine Ratchich's mother Pava Pasic was a daughter of
Nikola Pasic who was several times prime minister of Serbia (1891-92, 1904-05, 1906-08, 1909-11, 1912-18) and prime minister of the Kingdom of the Serbs, Croats and Slovenes (future Yugoslavia, 1918, 1921-24, 1924-26).
Birth Registration of Catherine Ratchich (please note the alternative spelling Katherine Racic)
|4.96431||Prince||Theimouraz Bagration-Moukhransky||1912||1992||Countess||Irina Chernyshova-Bezobrazova||1926||The New York Times report on the death of Prince Theimouraz.|
|4.96432||Princess||Natalia Bagration-Moukhransky||1914||1984||Sir||Charles Hepburn Johnstone||1912||1986||Birth Registration of Charles Hepburn Johnstone|
|4.9644||Prince||Konstantine of Russia||1891||1918|
|4.9645||Prince||Oleg of Russia||1892||1914||Oleg died of wounds received in action (you will need to scroll down the page).
A poignant newspaper article by Madame Olga Novikoff published on 5 June 1916 in which she extolled the short life of Prince Oleg.
|4.9646||Prince||Igor of Russia||1894||1918|
|4.9647||Prince||George of Russia||1903||1938||George developed pneumonia following an appendectomy in August 1938|
|4.9648||Princess||Natalia of Russia||1905||1905|
|4.9649||Princess||Vera of Russia||1906||2001|
|4.965||Grand Duke||Dimitri of Russia||1860||1919|
|4.966||Grand Duke||Vyacheslav of Russia||1862||1879|
|4.97||Grand Duke||Nicholas of Russia||1831||1891||Duchess||Alexandra of Oldenburg||1838||1900||See 31.221 - Alexandra took the name "Alexandra Petrovna" on her marriage.|
|4.971||Grand Duke||Nicholas of Russia||1856||1929||Princess||Anastasia "Stana" of Montenegro||1868||1935||See 40.3|
|4.972||Grand Duke||Peter of Russia||1864||1931||Princess||Militza of Montenegro||1866||1951||See 40.2|
|4.9721||Princess||Marina of Russia||1892||1981||Prince||Alexander Galitzine||1885||1974|
|4.9722||Prince||Roman of Russia||1896||1978||Countess||Prascovia Cheremetev||1901||1980|
|4.97221||Prince||Nicholas Romanov||1922||2014||Countess||Sveva de la Gherardesca||1930||Prince Nicholas Romanov was elected President of
The Romanoff Family Association on 31 December 1992 (and possibly by inference considered as the Senior Male Representative of the House of Romanov).
An interesting article on an interview with Prince Nicholas
|4.972211||Princess||Natalia Romanov||1952||Giuseppe Consolo||1948|
|4.972212||Princess||Elizabeth Romanov||1956||Mauro Bonacini||1950|
|4.972213||Princess||Tatiana Romanov||1961||Giambattista Alessandri||1958|
|4.972213||Princess||Tatiana Romanov||1961||Giancarlo Tirotti||1947|
|4.97222||Prince||Dimitri Romanov||1926||Jeanne von Kauffman||1936||1989|
|4.97222||Prince||Dimitri Romanov||1926||Dorrit Reventlow||1942||The marriage of Prince Dimitri Romanov to Dorrit Reventlow in 1993 was the first by a Romanoff in Russia (Kostroma, Russia) since the Revolution|
|4.9723||Princess||Nadejda of Russia||1898||1988||Prince||Nicholas Orlov||1896||1961|
|4.97231||Princess||Irina Orlov||1918||1989||Baron||Herbert von Waldstatten||1913||1977|
|4.97231||Princess||Irina Orlov||1918||1989||Anthony Adama Zylstra||1902||1982|
|4.97232||Princess||Xenia Orlov||1921||1963||Paul de Montaignac||1909|
|4.97232||Princess||Xenia Orlov||1921||1963||Baron||Jean Albert d'Almont||1909||2003|
|4.9724||Princess||Sophia of Russia||1898||1898|
|4.98||Grand Duke||Michael of Russia||1832||1909||Princess||Cecile of Baden||1839||1891||See
32.58 - Cecile took the name " Olga Feodorovna" on her marriage.
It was reported Cecile committed suicide on 12 April 1891 by stabbing herself with a poniard (i.e. a dagger). The report said Cecile was so overcome by grief at the disgrace which had befallen her son Grand Duke Michael of Russia on his marriage to Countess Sophie of Merenberg on 26 February 1891.
|4.981||Grand Duke||Nicholas of Russia||1859||1919|
|4.982||Grand Duchess||Anastasia of Russia||1860||1922||Grand Duke||Friedrich Franz III of Mecklenburg-Schwerin||1851||1897||See 23.111 - It has been suggested Friedrich Franz III committed suicide. He suffered from chronic asthma and although he was quite ill he had for some unknown reason gone outside his villa and was found dead in the road at the foot of the villa.|
|4.983||Grand Duke||Michael of Russia||1861||1929||Countess||Sophie of Merenberg||1868||1927||See
33.K1 - Sophie was created Countess de Torby in 1891 by the Grand Duke of Luxemburg.
An interesting article in 1904 on Michael and Sophie and another one on Keele Hall, in Staffordshire which the couple rented during the period 1901 to 1910.
Death Registration of Sophie de Torby (Sophie von Merenberg)
Death Registration of Grand Duke Michael
|4.9831||Countess||Anastia de Torby||1892||1977||Sir||Harold Wernher||1893||1973||Marriage Registration of Anastia de Torby and Harold Wernher|
|4.9832||Countess||Nadejda de Torby||1896||1963||George Mountbatten (2nd Marquess of Milford Haven)||1892||1938||See
5.1423 - George Mountbatten was previously Prince George of Battenberg until the family name was changed to Mountbatten in 1917.
Marriage Registration of Nadejda de Torby and George Mountbatten (or Prince George of Battenberg )
|4.9833||Count||Michael de Torby||1898||1959|
|4.984||Grand Duke||George of Russia||1863||1919||Princess||Marie "Greek Minny" of Greece and Denmark||1876||1940||See 16.5|
|4.9841||Princess||Nina of Russia||1901||1974||Prince||Paul Alexandrovich Chavchavadze||1899||1971||Marriage registration of Princess Nina and Prince Paul Chavchavadze|
|4.98411||Prince||David Chavchavadze||1924||2014||Helen Husted||1933||Birth registration of
Prince David Chavchavadze.
David worked at one time for the CIA (Central Intelligence Agency). An interesting account on the life of Prince David Chavchavadze can be found here.
|4.98411||Prince||David Chavchavadze||1924||2014||Judith Clippinger||1932|
|4.98411||Prince||David Chavchavadze||1924||2014||Eugenie de Smitt||1939|
|4.9842||Princess||Xenie of Russia||1903||1965||William Leeds Jnr||1902||1971||William is the son of Nancy Leeds, (wife of Prince Christopher of Greece and Denmark) and her second husband William Bateman Leeds Snr|
|4.9842||Princess||Xenie of Russia||1903||1965||Herman Jud||1911||1987|
|4.985||Grand Duke||Alexander of Russia||1866||1933||Grand Duchess||Xenia of Russia||1875||1960||See 4.9134|
|4.9851||Princess||Irene of Russia||1895||1970||Prince||Felix Youssoupov||1887||1967||Prince Felix was involved in the murder of Rasputin.
Felix was a son of Princess Zinaida Youssoupov (who had succeeded her father and becoming one of the wealthiest persons in Russia) and her husband Count Elston-Sumarokoff. By Imperial degree, Count Elston-Sumarokoff was permitted to assume the name of Youssoupov on marriage to Zinaida to prevent the Youssoupov family name dying out.
|4.98511||Princess||Irene Youssoupov||1915||1983||Count||Nikolai Cheremetev||1904||1979|
|4.9852||Prince||Andrei of Russia||1897||1981||Duchess||Elizabeth Fabrizievna di Sasso-Ruffo||1886||1940||
Elizabeth Fabrizievna, Princess Andrei, was killed at Hampton Court during a bombing raid in the Second World War. Bombs were being dropped in a line across Bushy Park when one exploded nearby and blew out all the windows and external doors. Elizabeth Fabrizievna had incurable cancer at the time, and although her family were devastated, they apparently looked upon it as a quick end to her suffering.
Death Registration of Elizabeth
|4.9852||Prince||Andrei of Russia||1897||1981||Nadine McDougall||1908||2000||A very brief report on the marriage of Prince Andrei and Nadine McDougall.
Marriage Registration of Prince Andrei and Nadine McDougall.
Death Registration of Prince Andrei
An obituary on Nadine (Princess Andrei)
|4.98521||Princess||Xenia Romanov||1919||2000||Calhoun Ancrum||1915||Xenia became a naturalised British citizen on 28 July 1938|
|4.98521||Princess||Xenia Romanov||1919||2000||Geoffrey Tooth||1908||1998||Geoffrey Tooth was married firstly to Princess Olga Galitzine, a sister of Princess Natalie Galitzine|
|4.98522||Prince||Michael Romanov||1920||2008||Esther Murphy||1921||Michael became a naturalised British citizen on 28 July 1938|
|4.98522||Prince||Michael Romanov||1920||2008||Shirley Cramond||1916||1983|
|4.98522||Prince||Michael Romanov||1920||2008||Giulia Gemma Crespi||1930|
|4.98523||Prince||Andrei Romanov||1923||Elena Dourneva||1927||Andrei became a naturalised US citizen on 26 December 1954.
Birth Registration of Prince Andrei Romanov
|4.98523||Prince||Andrei Romanov||1923||Kathleen Norris||1935||1967||Andrei became a naturalised US citizen on 26 December 1954|
|4.98523||Prince||Andrei Romanov||1923||Inez von Bachelin||1933||Andrei became a naturalised US citizen on 26 December 1954|
|4.985231||Prince||Alexis Romanov||1953||Zoetta Leisy||1956|
|4.985233||Prince||Andrew Romanov||1963||Elisabeth Flores||1964|
|4.98524||Princess||Olga Romanov||1950||Thomas Mathew||1945||Olga is the owner of Provender|
|4.9853||Prince||Feodor of Russia||1898||1968||Princess||Irina Paley||1903||1990||See 4.9184|
|4.98531||Prince||Michael Romanov||1924||2008||Helga Staufenberger||1926|
|4.98531||Prince||Michael Romanov||1924||2008||Maria de las Mercedes Ustrell-Cabani||1960|
|4.9853111||Tatiana Romanoff de Russie||1986||Tatiana's parents are Prince Michael Romanov (1959-2001) (and his step mother) Maria de las Mercedes Ustrell-Cabani. Tatiana was adopted by her grandfather Prince Michael Romanov on 20 March 1995|
|4.98532||Princess||Irene Romanov||1934||Andre Jean Pelle||1923|
|4.98532||Princess||Irene Romanov||1934||Victor-Marcel Soulas||1938|
|4.9854||Prince||Nikita of Russia||1900||1974||Countess||Maria Vorontzova-Daschkova||1903||1997|
|4.98541||Prince||Nikita Romanov||1923||2007||Janet Schonwald||1933||Birth Registration of Prince Nikita Romanov|
|4.98542||Prince||Alexander Romanov||1929||2002||Maria di Niscemi||1931||Alexander became a naturalised British citizen on 28 July 1938|
|4.9855||Prince||Dimitri of Russia||1901||1980||Countess||Marina Golenistcheva-Koutouzova||1912||1969|
|4.9855||Prince||Dimitri of Russia||1901||1980||Margaret "Sheila" Mackellar Chisholm||1898||1969||An interesting article from 1967 on Prince Dimitri and Sheila Chisholm.
"Sheila" Chisholm firstly married in 1915 in Cairo, Egypt Frances Edward Scudamore St Clair-Erskine (1892-1929) - styled Lord Loughborough (eldest son of the 5th Earl of Rosslyn), they divorced in 1926.
"Sheila" Chisholm secondly married in 1928 Sir John Charles Peniston Milbanke, who died in 1947.
"Sheila" Chisholm lastly married in 1954 Prince Dimitri.
Marriage Registration of Prince Dimitri and Sheila Chisholm (surname shown as Millbanke)
Death Registration of Prince Dimitri
|4.98551||Princess||Nadejda Romanov||1933||2002||Anthony Brian Allen||1931|
|4.98551||Princess||Nadejda Romanov||1933||2002||William Clark||1924||1995|
|4.9856||Prince||Rostislav of Russia||1902||1978||Princess||Alexandra Galitzine||1905||2006|
|4.9856||Prince||Rostislav of Russia||1902||1978||Alice Eilken||1923||1996|
|4.9856||Prince||Rostislav of Russia||1902||1978||Hedwig von Chappuis||1905||1997||Hedwig von Chappuis firstly married in 1931 (Sir ) Berkeley Everard Foley Gage (1904-1994), they divorced in 1954.
Hedwig von Chappuis secondly married in 1928 Prince Rostislav.
Marriage Registration of Prince Rostislav and Hedwig von Chappuis (surname shown as von Chappuis and Gage).
Death Registration of Prince Rostislavi
|4.98561||Prince||Rostislav Romanov||1938||1999||Stephena Cook||1938|
|4.98561||Prince||Rostislav Romanov||1938||1999||Christia Ipsen||1949|
|4.985611||Princess||Stephena Romanov||1963||William Porter Boggis||1960|
|4.98562||Prince||Nicholas Romanov||1945||2000||Pamela Kuzinowski||1944|
|4.985621||Prince||Nicolas Christopher Romanov||1968||Lisa Marie Flowa||1971|
|4.985621||Prince||Nicolas Christopher Romanov||1968||Sheryl Buffet||?|
|4.9856211||Prince||Cory Christopher Romanov||1994||1998|
|4.985622||Prince||Daniel Joseph Romanov||1972||Soo Kim||?|
|4.9856222||Prince||Jackson Daniel Romanov||2009|
|4.985623||Princess||Heather Noelle Romanov||1976||Joe Munao||?||Heather is an English teacher in an Illinois High School and brief details of her marriage was posted on a Newssheet for the school|
|4.9857||Prince||Vasiliy of Russia||1907||1989||Princess||Natalia Galitzine||1907||1989|
|4.98571||Princess||Marina Romanov||1940||William Beadleston||1938|
|4.986||Grand Duke||Sergei of Russia||1869||1918|
|4.987||Grand Duke||Alexei of Russia||1875||1895||Alexei died of tuberculosis|
|4.J||Grand Duke||Michael of Russia||1798||1849||Princess||Charlotte of Württemberg||1807||1873||See 22.141 - Charlotte took the name "Helena Pavlovna" on her marriage.|
|4.J1||Grand Duchess||Marie of Russia||1825||1846|
|4.J2||Grand Duchess||Elizabeth of Russia||1826||1845||Grand Duke||Adolphe of Luxemburg||1817||1905||See 34 - Grand Duke Adolphe was previously Duke Adolf of Nassau and became Grand Duke of Luxemburg on 23 November 1890 having previously lost his throne of Nassau on 20 September 1866 when it was annexed to Prussia having sided with Austria in the Austro-Prussian "seven week" war. The Duchy of Luxemburg up until 1890 was ruled by the King of the Netherlands but being subject to Salic Laws it was separated from Netherlands on the death of King Wilhelm III without males heirs|
|4.J3||Grand Duchess||Catherine of Russia||1827||1894||Duke||George of Mecklenburg-Strelitz||1824||1876||See 24.84|
|4.J4||Grand Duke||Alexander of Russia||1831||1832|
|4.J5||Grand Duchess||Anne of Russia||1834||1836|