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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 1,347,567 page views. Her biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 29 in 2019). Grand Duchess Xenia Alexandrovna of Russia is the 2,887th most popular politician (up from 3,275th in 2019), the 291st most popular biography from Russia (up from 317th in 2019) and the 94th most popular 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

Among politicians, Grand Duchess Xenia Alexandrovna of Russia ranks 2,887 out of 15,577Before her are Emperor Qinzong, Francis III, Duke of Brittany, Perdiccas III of Macedon, Otto III, Duke of Bavaria, Zechariah of Israel, and François Vatel. After her are Cao Zhi, Carin Göring, Carl Friedrich Goerdeler, Francisco I. Madero, Ferhat Abbas, and Bolesław Bierut.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1875, Grand Duchess Xenia Alexandrovna of Russia ranks 27Before her are Henry Hallett Dale, Paul Landowski, Giovanni Gentile, Antonio Machado, John Buchan, and D. W. Griffith. After her are Henri Lebesgue, Zhang Zuolin, Edgar Wallace, Mihály Károlyi, Anatoly Lunacharsky, and Cléo de Mérode. Among people deceased in 1960, Grand Duchess Xenia Alexandrovna of Russia ranks 17Before her are Paula Hitler, Grand Duchess Olga Alexandrovna of Russia, Igor Kurchatov, Fausto Coppi, Aloysius Stepinac, and Said Nursî. After her are J. L. Austin, Victor Sjöström, Ana Pauker, Ernst von Dohnányi, Héctor Castro, and Archduchess Elisabeth Amalie of Austria.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Grand Duchess Xenia Alexandrovna of Russia ranks 291 out of 3,262Before her are Ilya Frank (1908), Armin Mueller-Stahl (1930), Mikhail Khodorkovsky (1963), Natalya Naryshkina (1651), Nikolay Basov (1922), and Fyodor Tyutchev (1803). After her are Andrei Konchalovsky (1937), Vsevolod Meyerhold (1874), Dmitry of Uglich (1582), Nikolai Kondratiev (1892), Feodor Chaliapin (1873), and Andrey Markov (1856).

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