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Grand Duchess Xenia Alexandrovna of Russia

1875 - 1960

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Grand Duchess Xenia Alexandrovna of Russia (Russian: Ксения Александровна Романова; 6 April [O.S. 25 March] 1875 – 20 April 1960) was the elder daughter and fourth child of Tsar Alexander III of Russia and Empress Maria Feodorovna of Russia (née Princess Dagmar of Denmark) and the sister of Emperor Nicholas II. She married her father's cousin, Grand Duke Alexander Mikhailovich of Russia, with whom she had seven children. She was the mother-in-law of Felix Yusupov and a cousin of Grand Duke Dmitri Pavlovich of Russia who, together, killed Grigori Rasputin, holy healer to her nephew, the haemophiliac Tsarevich Alexei Nikolaevich of Russia. During her brother's reign she recorded in her diary and letters increasing concern about his rule. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Grand Duchess Xenia Alexandrovna of Russia has received more than 1,117,205 page views. Her biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). Grand Duchess Xenia Alexandrovna of Russia is the 3,281st most popular politician (up from 4,232nd in 2019), the 318th most popular biography from Russia (up from 402nd in 2019) and the 97th most popular Russian Politician.

Xenia Alexandrovna, grand duchess of Russia, was most famous for her philanthropic work. She was the daughter of Tsar Alexander II and sister of Tsar Nicholas II.

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Among politicians, Grand Duchess Xenia Alexandrovna of Russia ranks 3,281 out of 15,710Before her are Margaret of France, Duchess of Berry, Cylon of Athens, Herennius Etruscus, Hyeonjong of Goryeo, Thessalonike of Macedon, and Abu Musa al-Ash'ari. After her are Akhmad Kadyrov, Carlos Salinas de Gortari, Prince Augustus William of Prussia, Yumjaagiin Tsedenbal, Charles Theodore, Elector of Bavaria, and Wenzel Anton, Prince of Kaunitz-Rietberg.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1875, Grand Duchess Xenia Alexandrovna of Russia ranks 32Before her are Henry Hallett Dale, Zhang Zuolin, D. W. Griffith, Henri Lebesgue, Anatoly Lunacharsky, and Hiram Bingham III. After her are Thomas Burke, Cléo de Mérode, Ludwig Prandtl, Albert Marquet, Rudolf von Sebottendorf, and Mihály Károlyi. Among people deceased in 1960, Grand Duchess Xenia Alexandrovna of Russia ranks 22Before her are Igor Kurchatov, Said Nursî, Ethel Voynich, Victor Sjöström, A. L. Kroeber, and Héctor Castro. After her are Walter Baade, Clara Haskil, John D. Rockefeller Jr., Beno Gutenberg, Friedrich Adler, and Eddie Cochran.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Grand Duchess Xenia Alexandrovna of Russia ranks 318 out of 2,688Before her are Yuri Lotman (1922), Alexandre Kojève (1902), Michael Chekhov (1891), Nikita Mikhalkov (1945), Prince Paul of Yugoslavia (1893), and Alfred Schnittke (1934). After her are Vladimir K. Zworykin (1888), Dmitry of Uglich (1582), Nikolai Trubetzkoy (1890), Nikolai Rubinstein (1835), Sofia Gubaidulina (1931), and Jani Beg (1300).

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