Marina Petrovna of Russia

Marina Petrovna of Russia – An Imperial Refugee

Princess Marina Petrovna of Russia was born on 11 March 1892 as the daughter of Grand Duke Peter Nikolaevich of Russia and Princess Milica of Montenegro, known as Grand Duchess Militza Nikolaevna of Russia. Her father was a grandson of Tsar Nicholas I of Russia. She was her parents’ eldest child and two more sisters named Nadejda and Sofia [read more]

Anastasia of Montenegro

The birth of Rasputin

Grigory Rasputin was born in the west of Siberia in the town of Pokrovskoe. We don’t know the exact date but the name Grigory suggests that he was born on 10 January (old style date), dedicated to St Grigory of Nicea. We don’t even know the exact year, but in 1915 Rasputin himself believed he [read more]