Grand Duke Sergei Alexandrovich of Russia, brother of Tsar Alexander III – was also assassinated in the snow of 1905, as his carriage passed under the Nikolskaya Tower of the Kremlin into...
Her elder son, Sergei, was aide-de-camp to Grand Duke Vladimir Alexandrovich, and the family received many, many visits from members of the Imperial Family, both at their Nevsky Prospekt mansion and their summer, country house on Krestovsky Island.
Grand Duke Vladimir Kirillovich of Russia ( Russian: Владимир Кириллович Романов; 30 August [ O.S. 17 August] 1917 – 21 April 1992) was the Head of the Imperial Family of Russia, a position which he claimed from 1938 to his death. Early life
Grand Duchess Maria Alexandrovna of Russia (17 October 1853 – 24 October 1920) she married Alfred, Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha on 23 January 1874. They had six children. They had six children. Grand Duke Sergei Alexandrovich of Russia (11 May 1857 – 17 February 1905) he married Princess Elisabeth of Hesse and by Rhine on 15 June 1884.
He was the eldest child of then- Tsesarevich Alexander Alexandrovich and his wife, Tsesarevna Maria Feodorovna (née Princess Dagmar of Denmark). Grand Duke Nicholas' father was heir apparent to the Russian throne as the second but eldest surviving son of Emperor Alexander II of Russia.
Grand Ducal Burial Vault Alexandra Feodorovna (6 June 1872 – 17 July 1918) was Empress of Russia as the spouse of Nicholas II—the last ruler of the Russian Empire—from their marriage on 26 November 1894 until his forced abdication on 15 March 1917.
Before the 1917 Bolshevik Revolution, there were about 30 active monasteries on the territory of modern Moscow (five independent monasteries were only inside the Kremlin itself!).
Elizabeth turned to monastic life and the establishment of the monastery after the death of her husband, Moscow Governor General and Grand Duke Sergei Alexandrovich, who was murdered by terrorists (Read more about Elizabeth Feodorovna and how a statue of her appeared in Westminster Abbey here).
Grand Duke Alexander Mikhailovich of Russia (Russian: Александр Михайлович Aleksandr Mihailovich; 13 April 1866 – 26 February 1933) was adynast of the Russian Empire, a naval officer, an author, explorer, the brother-in-law of Emperor Nicholas II and advisor to him. Biography
Marie married Grand Duke Vladimir Alexandrovich of Russia, a son of Tsar Alexander II, in August 1874, and became Grand Duchess Maria Pavlovna of Russia. She and her husband had five children. Maria Pavlovna became one of the most prominent members of the Russian Imperial Family.