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Grand Duchess Maria Alexandrovna of Russia

Grand Duchess Maria Alexandrovna of Russia

Grand Duchess
Born Oct 17, 1853

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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1853 Birth Born on October 17, 1853.


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


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


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


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


1920 67 Years Old She died in October 1920 in Z├╝rich, 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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