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Alice of Battenberg

Alice of Battenberg – A Greek bride (Part two)

Read part one here. In August 1901, Alice made her first visit to Russia, where her two aunts Elizabeth and Alexandra, were living. Elizabeth had married Grand Duke Sergei Alexandrovich of Russia in 1884, while Alexandra had married Tsar Nicholas II in 1894. By October, Alice and her family were once again settled at Malta, [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]