All posts tagged "Russian Imperial Family"
The Tsarina’s letters to William Boyd Carpenter, Bishop of Ripon
In the British Library five letters from Princess Alix of Hesse, later Tsarina Alexandra Feodorovna of Russia (1872-1918) are preserved. Initially,...Blog Posts7th July 2019
Book Review: The Race to Save the Romanov’s by Helen Rappaport
As the last Emperor of Russia, Tsar Nicholas II’s twenty-three-year reign came to an abrupt end when he abdicated on 15...Blog Posts22nd August 2018
The children of the last Tsar of Russia
Caught forever in a moment of time, they are the tragic family whose terrible end in World War One still appals...Blog Posts20th August 2018
What happened to Russia’s monarchy?
Taking a look at what happened to Russia's monarchy in the early 1900s. "What happened to Russia's monarchy?" is the first...Blog Posts16th August 2018
A little known painting of Russia’s last Tsarina?
A chance listing on the Public Catalogue Foundation Art UK, for an oil on canvas painting (35.8 x 30.7 cm) said...Blog Posts23rd May 2018
Russian royals acknowledge election results
Members of the Russian Imperial Family have recognised President Putin as Russia’s legitimate leader and congratulated him on his victory after...European Royals29th March 2018
From Russia with love: A Tsarina’s gift to her governess
“For dear Miss Jackson, with loving Xmas wishes from Alix, 1900”. With these words, inscribed as a dedication in pencil and...Blog Posts19th December 2017
37 percent of young Russians want to restore the monarchy
Only 37 percent of all young Russians want to restore the monarchy in their country. This emerged from a major survey conducted...European Royals25th March 2017
The end of the Romanovs
On 17 July 1918, after three centuries in power, the Romanov dynasty came to a tragic end with the brutal execution...Blog Posts9th January 2017
The summer escape of the Russia’s Imperial Family
Like many royal families, Russia’s Imperial Family had a summer home they used to escape the city during the hotter months....History24th August 2016