Catherine Schneider

Catherine Schneider

Born 1856

Catherine Adolphovna Schneider was a tutor at the court of Tsar Nicholas II and Tsarina Alexandra. She taught Alexandra Russian before her marriage, just as she had some years earlier taught Russian to the Tsarina's sister, Grand Duchess Elizabeth Fyodorovna before her marriage to Grand Duke Sergei Alexandrovich of Russia. Schneider was murdered by the Bolsheviks at Perm in the fall of 1918 along with lady in waiting Anastasia Hendrikova.… Read More

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1856 Birth Born in 1856.


1917 61 Years Old Schneider was devoted to the Empress and willingly followed her into exile following the Russian Revolution of 1917. She was separated from the family at Ekaterinburg and imprisoned for months at Perm. In September 1918 the elderly Schneider and the twenty-eight-year-old Hendrikova were driven to a forest outside Perm, told to march forward, and were killed with a rifle butt. … Read More
1918 62 Years Old Died in 1918.
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