Maria Feodorovna

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1847 – 1928

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Who was Maria Feodorovna?

Maria Feodorovna, christened Dagmar, was a Danish princess who became Empress of Russia as spouse of Emperor Alexander III. She was the second daughter of King Christian IX of Denmark and Louise of Hesse-Cassel and sister of Britain's Queen Alexandra, and King George I of Greece. Among her children was the last Russian monarch, Emperor Nicholas II, whom she outlived by ten years.

Famous Quotes:

  • 'I am sure they all got out of Russia and now the Bolsheviks are trying to hide the truth.'
  • 'Nobody saw Nicky killed.'
  • 'Our happiest and serenest times are now over. My peace and calm are gone, for now I will only ever be able to worry about Sasha.'

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Born
Nov 26, 1847
Copenhagen
Also known as
  • Minnie
  • Marie Sophie Frederikke Dagmar
  • Czarina Maria Fyodorovna
  • Dagmar of Denmark
  • Tsarina Dagmar Maria Feodorovna of Russia
  • Maria Fiodorova
  • Enkekejserinde Dagmar
  • Kejserinde Dagmar
  • Prinsesse Dagmar
  • Marie Sophie Fredrica Dagmar
Parents
Siblings
Spouses
Children
Religion
  • Lutheranism
  • Eastern Orthodox Church
  • Russian Orthodox Church
Ethnicity
  • Danes
Nationality
  • Denmark
Died
Oct 13, 1928
Hvidøre
Resting place
Peter and Paul Cathedral

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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