Grand Duchess Maria Nikolaevna of Russia (1899–1918), Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Grand Duchess Maria Nikolaevna of Russia (1899–1918)

third daughter of Nicholas II of Russia and Alexandra Fyodorovna

Date of Birth: 26-Jun-1899

Place of Birth: Petergof, Russia

Date of Death: 17-Jul-1918

Profession: politician

Zodiac Sign: Cancer

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About Grand Duchess Maria Nikolaevna of Russia (1899–1918)

  • Grand Duchess Maria Nikolaevna of Russia (Maria Nikolaevna Romanova); Russian: ??????? ?????? ????? ??????????, 26 June [O.S.
  • 14 June] 1899 – 17 July 1918) was the third daughter of Tsar Nicholas II of Russia and Tsarina Alexandra Feodorovna.
  • Her murder following the Russian Revolution of 1917 resulted in her canonization as a passion bearer by the Russian Orthodox Church. During her lifetime, Maria, too young to become a Red Cross nurse like her elder sisters during World War I, was patroness of a hospital and instead visited wounded soldiers.
  • Throughout her lifetime she was noted for her interest in the lives of the soldiers.
  • The flirtatious Maria had a number of innocent crushes on the young men she met, beginning in early childhood.
  • She hoped to marry and have a large family. She was an elder sister of Grand Duchess Anastasia Nikolaevna of Russia, whose alleged escape from the assassination of the imperial family was rumored for nearly 90 years.
  • However, it was later proven that Anastasia did not escape.
  • In the 1990s, it was suggested that Maria might have been the grand duchess whose remains were missing from the Romanov grave that was discovered near Yekaterinburg, Russia and exhumed in 1991.
  • However, further remains were discovered in 2007, and DNA analysis subsequently proved that the entire Imperial family had been murdered in 1918.

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