August 24, 2015.
Exactly 111 years ago, on 24 August, 1904, the Romanov Dynasty Heir Alexei Romanov, who was born earlier that summer, was christened in the Russian Orthodox tradition. Below are some of the photographs from this event.
Tsarevich Alexei had a number of godparents, including Kaiser Wilhelm. His principal godmother was his grandmother Dowager Empress Maria Feodorovna and principal godfather was Grand Duke Alexei Alexandrovich. Read more ALEXEI ROMANOV: CHRISTENING OF THE HEIR