Grand Duchess Maria Alexandrovna of Russia
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Grand Duchess Maria Alexandrovna of Russia

Empress + Prince + Duke
Female
Born Oct 17, 1853
Hometown Russian Empire
Died Oct 24, 1920
Death Place Zürich

Grand Duchess Maria Alexandrovna of Russia was a daughter of Alexander II of Russia and Empress Maria Alexandrovna. Maria became the wife of Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh, the second son of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert.

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Grand Duchess Maria Alexandrovna of Russia
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CHILDHOOD

1853 Birth Born on October 17, 1853.

TWENTIES

1874 20 Years Old Marie and Alfred married on 23 January 1874 at the Winter Palace, St. Petersburg. … Read More

THIRTIES

1893 39 Years Old From 1893 until her death, she had the distinction of being a Russian grand duchess (by birth), a British princess and royal duchess (by marriage), and the consort (and later widow) of a German sovereign duke. … Read More

FORTIES

1899 45 Years Old The couple's only son, Hereditary Prince Alfred, became involved in a scandal involving his mistress and shot himself in January 1899, in the midst of his parents' twenty-fifth wedding anniversary celebrations. … Read More

FIFTIES

1905 51 Years Old Her brother, Grand Duke Sergei Alexandrovich of Russia was assassinated in Moscow in 1905, and another brother, Grand Duke Paul Alexandrovich of Russia was shot in Saint Petersburg in 1919. … Read More

LATE ADULTHOOD

1920 67 Years Old She died in October 1920 in Zürich, Switzerland apparently after receiving a telegram addressed to her as "Frau Coburg"; she was buried in the Ducal Family's cemetery outside Coburg. … Read More
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