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Grand Duchess Olga Alexandrovna and Countess Mordvinoff in the outskirts of St. Petersburg, c. 1910. They are standing at The Trading House with label sugar and tea ~

Grand Duchess Olga Alexandrovna and Countess Mordvinoff in the outskirts of St. Petersburg, c. 1910. They are standing at The Trading House with label sugar and tea ~

Her Imperial Highness Grand Duchess Marie Nikolaievna of Russia (1899-1918)

Her Imperial Highness Grand Duchess Marie Nikolaievna of Russia (1899-1918)

Imperial children were taught arithmetics, geography, history and religion, from languages they had to know Russian, English and French and the two elder girls knew a little German, but spoke it with difficulty. The younger ones and the Tsarevich did not know it at all. The language situation within the Imperial family was such that the Grand Duchesses spoke English to their mother and Russian to their father and brother. They used both and also French among themselves.

Imperial children were taught arithmetics, geography, history and religion, from languages they had to know Russian, English and French and the two elder girls knew a little German, but spoke it with difficulty. The younger ones and the Tsarevich did not know it at all. The language situation within the Imperial family was such that the Grand Duchesses spoke English to their mother and Russian to their father and brother. They used both and also French among themselves.

Grand Duchess Anastasia Mikhailovna was born at the Petergof palace on 28 July 1860, the second of the seven children of Grand Duke Michael Nicolaievich of Russia and his wife Grand Duchess Olga Feodorovna (born Princess Cecilie of Baden). In 1879 she married Friedrich Franz, Hereditary Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin. The marriage took place in the Winter Palace, and she was given away by her uncle Tsar Alexander II. - St. Petersburg, 1878

Großherzogin Anastasia Michailowna von Russland, später Herzogin Anastasia von Mecklenburg-Schwerin

THE SECRETS OF THE ROMANOVS ~ Grand Duchess Anastasia was famous for her sence of humor and the talent of an actress. Actually she was a tomboy. She got her name in honor of the closest friend of her mother. Anastasia hated studying, especially Russian grammar and mathematic (she called these subjects 'piggery'), liked theatre, reading, kidding. A month after her 17th birthday (June 18th) this beautiful tomboy was shot and then bayoneted.

THE SECRETS OF THE ROMANOVS ~ Grand Duchess Anastasia was famous for her sence of humor and the talent of an actress. Actually she was a tomboy. She got her name in honor of the closest friend of her mother. Anastasia hated studying, especially Russian grammar and mathematic (she called these subjects 'piggery'), liked theatre, reading, kidding. A month after her 17th birthday (June 18th) this beautiful tomboy was shot and then bayoneted.

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