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During the family's occupation of the throne, Russia slowly moved from a backward medieval culture to an industrial one.
Grand Duchess Olga of Russia (daughter of Alexander III)
Grand Duchess Olga of Russia (daughter of Nicholas II)
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 THIRD GENERATION   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-10)
Czarina Dagmar (Marie Fedovorna) of Denmark Empress of Russia was born in 1847.
Grand Duchess Xenia Alexandrovna of Russia was born in 1875.
Grand Duchess Olga Alexandrovna of Russia was born in 1882.
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Grand Dukes of Moscow and Emperors of Russia
The Varangians/Russes got to Russia through their technology, the sailing ships that could actually take them to Greenland; but they came to rule the area through forms of large scale political organization that may have been rudimentary compared to Francia and Romania, but were beyond anything seen previously east of Moravia.
Russia would then always be hindered by autocratic government that alternatively smothered dissent and innovation and then, alarmed at the backwardness of the country, attempted to impose top-down reforms and development -- which then would be resisted by a national conservatism that the government in its phase of being threatened by change would have loved.
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 Alexander Palace Time Machine - Grand Duchess Olga Nicholaievna   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-10)
Olga's beginnings, however, were quite conventional-unless, of course, one considers that she was born to parents who presided over a nation comprising one-sixth of the globe's land surface.
Olga's affections were instead focused on a man that, with regard to their respective stations in life, would be deemed a highly unsuitable match.
Olga had been unable to deal with the most gruesome aspects of hospital work, but she continued to work tirelessly in other capacities and was not above being contemptuous of those who had time on their hands.
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 Grand Duchess Olga Alexandrovna
Olga Alexandrovna dies alone in a state of destitution, but she have achieved a very peculiar integrity, a original poor old lady in Toronto, inspiring respect with all her good sides, prejudice, flaws and human qualities like others.
Olga Alexandrovna didn't recognise her as Anastasia, one of the reasons were that this woman (Anna Anderson) didn't speak a word Russian, French or English, which were the languages that was spoken in the imperial family.
Olga had during her mothers last years had a difficult time, bound to a sick woman with a willpower like now one else that ignored that she had two little boys to look after.
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 SECOND GENERATION   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-10)
Alix of Hesse Empress of Russia was born on 6 Jun 1872 in Darmstadt.
i. Grand Duchess Olga of Russia was born in Nov 1895 in Tsarskoe Selo, Russia.
ii. Grand Duchess Tatiana of Russia was born in Jun 1897.
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 Alexander Palace Time Machine - Grand Duchess Olga Alexandrovna   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-10)
Olga had her father's broad features, but was elegant in her movements and feminine in a 19th century way.
Olga had a naturally warm and open personality, but she was trained to be reserved.
Olga did this very delicately, without alarming their overly protective parents; this no small feat and a tribute to the trust Nickolas and Aleksandra had for her.
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Olga was born with what her great-grandmother Queen Victoria termed an "immense head" and a mass of gold-chestnut hair, which a nursemaid claimed would bring her luck.
Olga preferred to be left alone with a book from her mother's library to playing in the snow.
Olga, however, was intelligent and sought out her tutor, Pierre Gilliard, on deck, asking him why everyone wanted her to marry Carol.
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 thePeerage.com - Kseniya Aleksandrovna Romanov, Grand Duchess of Russia and others
     Olga Aleksandrovna Romanov, Grand Duchess of Russia was born on 13 June 1882 [1 Jun 1882 O.S.] in Peterhof Palace, St. Petersburg, Russia.
She married Vladimir Aleksandrovitch Romanov, Grand Duke of Russia, son of Aleksandr II Nikolaievich Romanov, Tsar of Russia and Marie Prinzessin von Hessen und bei Rhein, on 28 August 1874 in St.
She married Pavel Aleksandrovich Romanov, Grand Duke of Russia, son of Aleksandr II Nikolaievich Romanov, Tsar of Russia and Marie Prinzessin von Hessen und bei Rhein, on 17 June 1889 in St.
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 Grand Duchess Olga Alexandrovna
Grand Duchess Olga, age 19, at her St. Petersburg residence shortly after her first marriage to Prince Peter of Oldenburg in 1901.
The Grand Duchess was the youngest sister of ill-fated Tsar Nicholas II of Russia.
Artworks by Grand Duchess Olga are in the collections of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, His Royal Highness the Duke of Edinburgh, His Majesty King Harald of Norway, the Ballerup Museum, Denmark, and private collections in the United States, Canada and Europe, among others.
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 Olga Romanov   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-10)
Olga Romanov was born in November 15, 1895 and she was the first child of Nicholas and Alexandra.
Olga and her younger sister Tatiana (they were born 18 months apart) were known as the "Big Pair" and they shared a bedroom.
Olga was assassinated with her family by Lenin's Bolsheviks in 1918.
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 Grand Duchess Olga Nikolaevna of Russia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Olga was the eldest sister of the Grand Duchesses Tatiana, Maria, and Anastasia of Russia, and of the haemophiliac Tsarevich Alexei of Russia.
Olga's younger sister Maria reportedly hemorrhaged in December 1914 during an operation to remove her tonsils, according to her paternal aunt Grand Duchess Olga Alexandrovna of Russia, who was interviewed later in her life.
Olga Alexandrovna said she believed all four of her nieces bled more than was normal and believed they were carriers of the haemophilia gene like their mother.
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 Russian Royal Family
Olga was firstly married to Erik Pistolkors a captain in the regiment commanded by Grand Duke Paul.
Olga and Grand Duke Paul had a son Vladimir who was born in 1897 whilst Olga was still married to her first husband.
See 45.14 - Grand Duchess Alexandra who was dying of tuberculosis went into labour when she was six months' pregnant, her son Wilhelm lived only for a few hours with his mother dying a few hours later.
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 The Grand Dukes of Russia
Grand Duke Constantine remarried (morganatically) at Warsaw 24 May 1820, to Joanna, created Princess Lowicka with the qualification of Serene Highness by Emperor Alexander I 1820 (born at Warsaw 29 September 1799; died at Tsarskoe Selo 29 November 1831), daughter of Count Antoni Grudna Grudzinscy, by his first wife Marianna Dorpowska.
Grand Duke Michael Mikhailovich died in London 26 April 1929 and is buried at Hampstead Cemetary.
Grand Duke Michael Alexandrovich was murdered by the Bolsheviks at Perm sometime between 18 and 28 July 1918.
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 The Unfading Light Of Charity. Grand Duchess Olga As a Philanthropist And Painter
Grand Duchess Olga and her husband Nicholas Kulikovsky refused to leave Russia at that time.
At the hotel where Grand Duchess Olga was staying with her family, she received a visit from Regent Alexander Karageorgevich (later to become King Alexander I), who suggested she settle permanently on one of the royal estates located on former Austro-Hungarian territory.
Here, Grand Duchess Olga managed to remain in touch with the world she had left behind, maintaining extensive correspondence with her old friends, officers of the Equipage of the Guard, escorts, cuirassiers, Akhtyrsky Hussars, Rifles of the Imperial Family and many others.
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 Nicholas I of Russia Summary
He was born in Gatchina to Paul I of Russia and Sophie Marie Dorothea of Württemberg.
He was a younger brother to Alexander I of Russia and Grand Duke Constantine Pavlovich of Russia.
Russia fought a successful war with the Ottomans in 1828 and 1829.
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 Grand Duchess Olga of Russia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Granddaughter of Emperor Nicholas I of Russia, she married King George I of the Hellenes in 1867.
Grand Duchess Olga Alexandrovna of Russia (June 13, 1882 - November 24, 1960).
Grand Duchess Olga Pavlovna of Russia (July 22, 1792 - January 26, 1795) was a daughter of Emperor Paul of Russia; she died in infancy.
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 Russian Royal Family - Selective Writings of Grand Duchess Olga of Russia
The Royal Martyr Grand Duchess Olga was the eldest daughter of the Tsar and Tsarina.
There is, perhaps, a kinship of expression in the photographs of Grand Duchess Olga when she is seen in the company of her beloved father the Tsar; and again a "different look" in the photographs with her sisters and young brother.
All the Grand Duchess Olga 's letters were warm and affectionate to whomsoever she wrote, and it appears that she loved to both write and receive letters from her relatives and friends.
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 Romanovs of Russia | The Last Imperial Children of Russia
A Tsar’s daughter were called a Grand Duchess to show that the were even grander than a mere Princess.
Her Father’s cousin the Grand Duchess Maria Pavlovna the younger (who was five years older then Olga) called her “Remarkably ugly, her head was too large for her little body!”.
Olga was a fair blue-eyed girl with dark blond hair; she was kind, witty, sensitive, spiritual and very serious.
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 thePeerage.com - Aleksandr II Nikolaievich Romanov, Tsar of Russia and others
She married Aleksandr II Nikolaievich Romanov, Tsar of Russia, son of Nikolai I Pavlovich Romanov, Tsar of Russia and Friederike Luise Charlotte Wilhelmine Prinzessin von Preußen, on 28 April 1841 in St.
     Olga Nikolaievna Romanov, Grand Duchess of Russia was born on 15 November 1895 [3 Nov 1895 O.S.] in Alexander Palace, Tsarkoye Selo, Pushkin, Russia.
She was the daughter of Nikolai II Aleksandrovich Romanov, Tsar of Russia and Victorie Alix Helene Luise Beatrice Prinzessin von Hessen und bei Rhein.
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 Russia Heads
1359-64 (†) Regent Dowager Grand Duchess Aleksandra of Russia and Moscow
She was Duchess of Courland when the Privy Council members chose her and imposed on her a constitution modeled after Sweden's which restored some of their previously lost privileges and freed them from compulsory service.
The daughter of Pavel I Petrovich Romanov, Tsar of Russia and Sophie Marie Dorothea von Württemberg, known as Tsarina Maria Fyodorovna, she was mother of two sons by her first husband, and two daughters by her second, and lived (1788-1819).
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 Royal Family Archives - Francis Duke of Teck to Patrick BOWES-LYON
According to his sister Olga, George was found by a peasant woman at the side of a road, lying beside his overturned motorcycle.
She escaped Russia on a British warship and lived her last twenty-five years in a "grace and favor" mansion provided by the British royal family and named (perhaps appropriately) Wilderness House.
The Grand Duke Cyril was an officer in the Russian Imperial Navy and died while in exile.
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 Basil Rathbone: The Grand Duchess and the Waiter
Basil Rathbone: The Grand Duchess and the Waiter
"The Grand Duchess Xenia, run out of Russia by the Bolshevists, is staying at a Swiss hotel with a small but loyal band of royal relatives, living on her pawned jewels.
Albert, the waiter, falls hopelessly in love with her and she undertakes to cure his passion by making him a sort of valet de chambre and submitting him to the most humiliating of intimacies.
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 Royalty.nu - The History of Imperial Russia - Russian Royalty
Sophia, Regent of Russia, 1657-1704 by Lindsey Hughes.
Elizabeth, Grand Duchess of Russia by Hugo Mager.
Education of a Princess by Maria Pavlovna, Grand Duchess of Russia.
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 Olga Nicolaievna - Grand Duchess of Russia
Crowds cheered her: "Vive la Grande Duchesse!" Not even a year old, the Grand Duchess Olga Nicolaievna was a star.
Again Miss Eager tried to calm Olga, but still she was not satisfied, and simply reminded her Governess that she had been witness to the arrest of a drunken woman.
Olga told her father the day's events, and how Miss Eager had told her that it was "quite possible to live without going to prison." Olga looked up and asked her Papa if he had ever been to prison.
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 Father Nektarios Serfes - The Royal Martyrs Of Russia
Glorification Of The Assembly of Russian New Martyrs And Confessors August 2000 In Moscow, Russia
Akathist To The Tsar Martyr Nicholas Of Russia
Commemoration of the Martyrdom of Grand Duchess Elizabeth 1918-1998
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Olga, her sister Xenia and their mother, Empress Maria Feodorovna, escaped aboard a British battleship during the revolution of 1917.
Olga lived for a time in Denmark (her mother was a Danish princess) and then moved with her second husband, Colonel Kulikovsky, to a small house in Cooksville, Ontario, Canada.
The Grand Duchess was taught by the Court Artist at St Petersburg and she often would sit out in her garden and sketch and paint.
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 Yelisavetgrad 3rd Hussar Her Imperial Highness Grand Duchess Olga Nikolaevna’s Regiment Russian army pelisse ...
On 21 March 1833 the Yelisavetgrad Regiment absorbed the 1st and 2nd Active Squadrons of the Olviopol Hussar Regiment and was thus brought to a strength of eight active and one reserve squadron with a noncombatant company (the Olviopol Regiment had been formed on 10 May 1784).
On 1 January 1845 Her Imperial Highness Grand Duchess Olga Nikolaevna was named Chef of the regiment, which was then ordered to taker her name and lay down the title of Yelisavetgrad.
In 1849 the regiment took part in the campaign against the Hungarians and, as part of Lieutenant General Kupriyanov’s center column especially distinguished itself on 11 June in battle at the village of Samos (Shamosh) and on 8 July at the village of Tur.
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 Xenia Kulikovsky
Xenia Kulikovsky is the granddaughter of Empress Dagmar's youngest daughter, Grand Duchess Olga of Russia.
During the Russian Revolution Olga managed to escape from Russia, and she settled in Ballerup with her husband, Nikolai Kulikovsky, and their two sons, Tikhon and Yuri.
In the last few years of Olga's life in Canada Xenia lived with her, so Xenia is profoundly knowledgeable regarding her grandmother's final years.
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 Greek Royal Family
See 5.2143 - Hereditary Grand Duke Georg his wife Princess Cecilia, two sons and mother Princess Eleoner were killed in an aeroplane accident near Ostende.
Cecilia was eight months pregnant at the time of the crash and the baby's body was discovered amongst the wreckage.
Nancy is the mother of William Leeds (by her second husband William Bateman Leeds), husband of Princess Xenia of Russia (who's also a niece of Prince Christopher).
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