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Grand Duchess Maria Alexandrovna of Russia

1853 - 1920

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Maria Alexandrovna of Russia (Russian: Мария Александровна; 17 October [O.S. 5 October] 1853 – 24 October 1920) was the fifth child and only surviving daughter of Emperor Alexander II of Russia and Princess Marie of Hesse and by Rhine; she was Duchess of Edinburgh and later Duchess of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha as the wife of Alfred, Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha. She was the younger sister of Alexander III of Russia and the paternal aunt of Russia's last emperor, Nicholas II. In 1874, Maria married Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh, the second son of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha; she was the only Romanov to marry into the British royal family. The couple had five children: Alfred, Marie, Victoria Melita, Alexandra, and Beatrice. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Grand Duchess Maria Alexandrovna of Russia has received more than 1,118,082 page views. Her biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 30 in 2019). Grand Duchess Maria Alexandrovna of Russia is the 120th most popular nobleman (up from 130th in 2019), the 197th most popular biography from Russia (up from 214th in 2019) and the 10th most popular Russian Nobleman.

Maria Alexandrovna was the daughter of Tsar Alexander II and the wife of Grand Duke Karl Ludwig of Hesse. She was most famous for being the mother of three emperors of Russia: Nicholas II, Alexander III, and Constantine II.

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Among NOBLEMEN

Among noblemen, Grand Duchess Maria Alexandrovna of Russia ranks 120 out of 842Before her are Giovanni di Bicci de' Medici, Felipe VI of Spain, Haakon VI of Norway, Robert Curthose, Joanna of Austria, Princess of Portugal, and Mariana of Austria. After her are Chlodomer, Odo of France, Grand Duke Kirill Vladimirovich of Russia, Maria Goretti, Michael Andreas Barclay de Tolly, and Francis, Duke of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1853, Grand Duchess Maria Alexandrovna of Russia ranks 13Before her are Carl Larsson, Chulalongkorn, Albrecht Kossel, Aleksei Brusilov, José Martí, and Vladimir Solovyov. After her are Ferdinand Hodler, Errico Malatesta, Franz I, Prince of Liechtenstein, Princess Thyra of Denmark, Alphonse Bertillon, and Prince Leopold, Duke of Albany. Among people deceased in 1920, Grand Duchess Maria Alexandrovna of Russia ranks 14Before her are Alexander Kolchak, Max Bruch, Alexander of Greece, Bal Gangadhar Tilak, Princess Margaret of Connaught, and Jeanne Hébuterne. After her are Anders Zorn, Svetozar Boroević, Rosalia Lombardo, John Reed, Dmitri Ivanovsky, and Inessa Armand.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Grand Duchess Maria Alexandrovna of Russia ranks 197 out of 3,262Before her are Ivan Shishkin (1832), Christian Goldbach (1690), Grand Duke Dmitri Pavlovich of Russia (1891), Vasily Stalin (1921), Nikolai Vavilov (1887), and Natalia Goncharova (1881). After her are Yakov Sverdlov (1885), Grand Duke Kirill Vladimirovich of Russia (1876), Gennady Yanayev (1937), Gennady Zyuganov (1944), Vladimir Vernadsky (1863), and Alla Pugacheva (1949).

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