GRAND DUKE MICHAEL ALEXANDROVICH: SEARCH FOR REMAINS UPDATE

 GRAND DUKE MICHAEL ALEXANDROVICH: SEARCH FOR REMAINS UPDATE   Presidential archives have been opened to the international group of researchers from SEARCH Foundation, Inc., who are looking for the remains of Grand Duke Michael Alexandrovich and his friend and secretary Nikolai Johnson. Both were murdered by a group of Bolsheviks…

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PRINCE IOANN KONSTANTINOVICH AND GRAND DUCHESSES OLGA NIKOLAEVNA?

PRINCE IOANN KONSTANTINOVICH AND GRAND DUCHESSES OLGA NIKOLAEVNA?   There have been several potential candidates mentioned for the hand of Grand Duchess Olga Nikolaevna, but according to a 1910 letter from Grand Duke Konstantin Konstantinovich (KR) to his son Prince Ioann, the latter was at one point interested in the…

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ON THIS DATE IN THEIR OWN WORDS: GRAND DUKE DMITRI TO NICHOLAS II. 6 AUGUST, 1909.

ON THIS DATE IN THEIR OWN WORDS: GRAND DUKE DMITRI TO NICHOLAS II. 6 AUGUST, 1909.   Grand Duke Dmitri Pavlovich to Nicholas II: 6 August, 1909. Stenkammar Dear Uncle, I allow myself to pester you with a letter in order to ask if I may come to you in…

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ON THIS DATE IN THEIR OWN WORDS: GRAND DUKE DMITRI TO NICHOLAS II. 28 SEPTEMBER, 1911.

ON THIS DATE IN THEIR OWN WORDS: GRAND DUKE DMITRI TO NICHOLAS II. 28 SEPTEMBER, 1911.      Grand Duke Dmitri Pavlovich to Nicholas II: Paris, 1911. 28th September. Dear Uncle, Yesterday I received your charming telegram with your wishes for my name day. It went to Petersburg, where the office…

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ON THIS DATE IN THEIR OWN WORDS: GRAND DUKE DMITRI TO NICHOLAS II. 3 OCTOBER, 1910.

ON THIS DATE IN THEIR OWN WORDS: GRAND DUKE DMITRI TO NICHOLAS II. 3 OCTOBER, 1910.     Grand Duke Dmitri Pavlovich to Nicholas II: Petersburg. 1910. 3rd October. My dear Uncle, Forgive me that I have not written in so long, but I have very little time now, as…

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