Barbara

Nun, Deceased Person

– 1918

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Who was Barbara?

Barbara Yakovleva, called Nun Barbara, was a Russian Orthodox nun in the convent of Grand Duchess Elizabeth Fyodorovna. She was killed by the Bolsheviks along with the grand duchess and Prince Ioann Konstantinovich of Russia, Prince Konstantin Konstantinovich of Russia, Prince Igor Konstantinovich of Russia, Grand Duke Sergei Mikhailovich of Russia, Fyodor Remez, Grand Duke Sergei's secretary, and Prince Vladimir Pavlovich Paley at Alapaevsk.

She was later canonized as a martyr by both the Russian Orthodox Church Outside Russia and the Russian Orthodox Church within Russia.

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Also known as
  • Sister Varvara Yakovleva
  • Nun Barbara
  • Sister Barbara Yakovleva
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Died
Jul 18, 1918
Alapayevsk

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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