Alexandra Feodorovna

Russian Orthodox Church hopes to decide on ‘Yekaterinburg remains’ issue in 2018

The Russian Orthodox Church is likely to decide on the authenticity of the “Yekaterinburg remains”, or the remains of the last Tsar and his family, in 2018, said Metropolitan Hilarion, head of the Synodal Department for External Church Relations. “The Сhurch will recognize the ‘Yekaterinburg remains’ as the true remains of the imperial family if exhaustive [read more]

Norway

Sofia of Nassau – The Blue Duchess

This article was written by Sophie Strid. Sophia Wilhelmina Mariana Henrietta was born on 9 July 1836, at Biebrich Castle in Wiesbaden, Germany. Her parents were William, Duke of Nassau, and Princess Pauline of Württemberg. Rumours had it that the Duke terrorised the family with his moody personality, which was altered by a drinking problem. [read more]