Grand Duke George Alexandrovich of Russia
1871 – 1899
Who was Grand Duke George Alexandrovich of Russia?
Grand Duke George Alexandrovich of Russia, was the third son of Alexander III and Empress Marie of Russia. At times he was referred to by his relatives as "weeping willow" and was a much beloved member of the imperial family.
- 'Of course it was good to see the family after 4 years, but it did not really do me any good, as I lost more than 5 pounds which I had put on with such difficulty in May and June. I also get out of breath more easily. So these are the results of my trip. Very annoying.'
- 'I am terribly sad that I have not yet been able to see your daughters and get to know them; but what can I do! It means it's not my fate, and everything is the will of God.'
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- May 9, 1871
- Eastern Orthodox Church
- Russian Empire
- Aug 9, 1899
- Resting place
- Peter and Paul Cathedral
on July 23, 2013
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