DID YOU KNOW that Grand Duke Alexei Alexandrovich, brother of Tsar Alexander III and uncle of Nicholas II, visited numerous cities in the United States in 1871?
DID YOU KNOW?
As most of you are aware, Grand Duchess Anastasia is the member of Russian imperial family whose myth of escape became very well known around the world (mostly due to the most successful “claimant” Anna Anderson).
But during the time of captivity of the Romanov family, as well as shortly after their murder, Grand Duchess Tatiana was actually the one who was rumored to have escaped!
GRAND DUKE NICHOLAS KONSTANTINOVICH: HIS AMERICAN MISTRESS
On this page I would like to spotlight a wonderful book about an extended member of the Romanov family. The book had been released a few years ago but for the most part it has flown under the radar. The book I am referring to is Fanny Lear: Love and Scandal in Tsarist Russia by the husband and wife author/translator team Eva and Dan McDonald. You may already be familiar with these two names because the McDonalds also contributed their translations from French to one of my earlier books: Russia’s Last Romanovs: In Their Own Words. Read more GRAND DUKE NICHOLAS KONSTANTINOVICH: HIS AMERICAN MISTRESS