Maria Feodorovna (Russian: Мария Фёдоровна; née Duchess Sophie Dorothea of Württemberg; 25 October 1759 – 5 November 1828 [OS 24 October]) became Empress consort of Russia as the second wife of Emperor Paul I. She founded the Office of the Institutions of Empress Maria.
Sophia Dorothea of Wurttemberg (1759–1828) Russian empress, grand duchess, and later dowager empress who was the wife of Tsar Paul I. Name variations: Marie Feodorovna; Maria Feodorovna or Fyodorovna; Mariia Fedorovna; Sophia Dorothea of Württemberg.
(public domain) Sophie Dorothea of Württemberg, or Maria Feodorovna as she would be known as Grand Duchess and later Empress of Russia 1, was born on 25 October 1759 as the fourth of twelve children of Frederick II Eugene, Duke of Württemberg and Princess Frederica of Brandenburg-Schwedt.
Maria Feodorovna was the name taken by two distinct Russian empresses of originally German and Danish ethnicity: Maria Feodorovna (Sophie Dorothea of Württemberg) (1759–1828), daughter of Frederick II Eugene, Duke of Württemberg; wife of Emperor Paul I of Russia.
Silhouette of Empress Maria Feodorovna of Russia (1759–1828) Russian. 1797. On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 553. Empress Maria Feodorovna (1759–1828), born Sophie Dorothea of Württemberg, was the second wife of the ill-fated Czar Paul I.
Marie Feodorovna, dowager empress of Russia, died at the age of 81 at her residence on October 13, 1928. Her daughters, the Grand Duchesses Olga and Xenia, who had also escaped from Russia, were at her bedside. Services were held at the Russian Church in Copenhagen, and, despite her desire to be buried on Russian soil, she was laid to rest in ...
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On September 14, 1776, Sophia Dorothea converted from Lutheranism to Russian Orthodoxy and received the name Maria Feodorovna. The next day Maria was formally betrothed to Paul and was created a Grand Duchess of Russia.
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Russian Czarina. She was born Princess Sophia Dorothea of Württemberg, Germany (present day Poland), but became Maria Feodorovana when at her marriage she converted to the Russian Orthodox faith. Her parents were Duke Friedrich II Eugene von Württemberg and Duchess Friederike von Brandenburg-Schwedt. She was the second...