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Wallis Simpson  Hated by the British establishment, and one half of one of the most scandalous love affairs of the 20th century, Wallis Simpson was, and still remains, a divisive character in British royal history

Wallis Simpson Hated by the British establishment, and one half of one of the most scandalous love affairs of the 20th century, Wallis Simpson was, and still remains, a divisive character in British royal history

Alexandra with her five children:  Tatiana, Marie, Anastasia, Olga, and Alexei, most likely on board the Standart.

Alexandra with her five children: Tatiana, Marie, Anastasia, Olga, and Alexei, most likely on board the Standart.

Irena Sendler was a Polish Catholic social worker. During World War II, she was a member of the Polish Underground and the Żegota Polish anti-Holocaust resistance in Warsaw. She helped save 2,500 Jewish children from the Warsaw Ghetto by providing them with false documents and sheltering them in individual and group children’s homes outside the ghetto. Despite being tortured and imprisoned by the Nazis, Sendler continued to do all she could to help Jewish children in Warsaw.

Irena Sendler was a Polish Catholic social worker. During World War II, she was a member of the Polish Underground and the Żegota Polish anti-Holocaust resistance in Warsaw. She helped save 2,500 Jewish children from the Warsaw Ghetto by providing them with false documents and sheltering them in individual and group children’s homes outside the ghetto. Despite being tortured and imprisoned by the Nazis, Sendler continued to do all she could to help Jewish children in Warsaw.

A beautiful portrait of Grand Duchess Marie.  Of all the Imperial children, it was said that Marie looked the most like her grandfather, Czar Alexander III, and this photo shows why.

A beautiful portrait of Grand Duchess Marie. Of all the Imperial children, it was said that Marie looked the most like her grandfather, Czar Alexander III, and this photo shows why.

1868 drawing by Winterhalter of the future empress of Russia and Queen of England.  Dagmar (Marie Feodorovna) on left, Alexandra on right.

1868 drawing by Winterhalter of the future empress of Russia and Queen of England. Dagmar (Marie Feodorovna) on left, Alexandra on right.