Olga Nikolaevna of Russia

Olga Nikolaevna – The first-born daughter

Born on 15 November [O.S. 3 November] 1895 in St. Petersburg, Russia, Olga Nikolaevna or Ольга Николаевна in Russian was the eldest child of Emperor Nicholas II and Empress Alexandra of Russia; Nicholas was the last Tsar of Russia as he was forced to abdicate when the Bolsheviks came to power. Olga was born in Alexander Palace [read more]

Alexandra Feodorovna

Investigative Committee confirms remains found near Yekaterinburg belong to the Imperial Family

Russian Investigate Committee official Svetlana Petrenko confirmed that the remains found in Yekaterinburg in 1991 and 2007 are those of the Imperial Family, Nicholas II, his wife Alexandra Feodorovna, their four daughters and their son. “Comprehensive commission molecular and genetic tests have now confirmed that the remains belong to former Emperor Nicholas II, his family [read more]

Alexandra of Denmark

The Romanovs – 17 July 1918

The saga of the Romanov family in Russia came to an end on 17 July 1918 when they were brutally murdered at the hands of the Bolsheviks. The family was being held at Ipatiev House, also called “The House of Special Purpose.” That purpose, of course, was the murder of the Tsar and his family. [read more]

Alexandra Feodorovna

Experts confirmed authenticity of ‘Yekaterinburg remains’ in meeting with patriarch in June

Interfax is reporting that experts have confirmed the authenticity of the “Yekaterinburg remains” to members of the Romanov family. Ivan Artsishevsky, an official representative of the Romanov Family Association informed Interfax. “Progress has been made on this issue. There was a meeting with the Patriarch [Kirill of Moscow and All Russia] in June, where all [read more]