She was born Grand Duchess Olga Alexandrovna of Russia in June 1882 amid the stolid grandiosities of the palace of Gatchina, and 78 years later she died as Mrs. Nicholas Kulikovsky,...
Once upon a time there was a vast Empire stretching from the beaches of the Crimea to the deep Siberian forests. Its capital never knew the darkness of the night in summer, its countryside flourished with myths and folk legends.... It was a country of great men and of small, a land where beauty and...
Duchess Helene of Mecklenburg (Princess of Saxe-Altenburg) in 1886
Duchess Helene of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (1857-1936), by marriage Princess of Saxe-Altenburg, Duchess of Saxony, wearing the Grand Cross of the Order of St Catherine.
Paul Brewer on Instagram: “A remarkable still from one of the earliest films shot in Russia. It shows Tsar Nicholas II at his coronation in Moscow in May 1896. The…”
236 Likes, 3 Comments - Paul Brewer (@paulbr12) on Instagram: “A remarkable still from one of the earliest films shot in Russia. It shows Tsar Nicholas II at his…”
Maria Feodorovna was Empress consort of Russia as the second wife of Tsar Paul I. Born Duchess Sophie Dorothea of Württemberg, she was a daughter of Frederick II Eugene, Duke of Württemberg and his wife, Princess Friederike of Brandenburg-Schwedt.