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Russian Imperial Family

Russian Imperial Family

Maria Vladimirovna, Head of the Russian Imperial House Her Imperial Highness the Grand Duchess

1953 - Born in Madrid, Spain
1969 - Takes the prescribed dynastic oath of allegiance of loyalty to Her Fatherland and Her August Father
1975 - Graduates, Oxford University
1976 - Marries H.R.H. Prince Franz-Wilhelm of Prussia
1985 - Gets divorced
1992 - First visits Russia

Russians, including the surviving Romanovs, are commemorating the last Tsar Nicholas II and his family on July 17. Mourning is centred around the spot where on July 17, 1918, the Bolsheviks shot Nicholas, his wife and five children, three servants and a doctor. Our guest is the Head of the Russian Imperial House, Her Imperial Highness the Grand Duchess Maria Vladimirovna.