Alix of Hesse, and by Rhine later Alexandra Feodorovna Romanova (6 June 1872—17 July 1918), was Empress consort of Russia as spouse of Nicholas II, last Emperor of the Russian Empire. Born a granddaughter of Queen Victoria of the UK, she was given the name Alexandra Feodorovna upon being received into the Russian Orthodox Church, which canonized her as a saint in 2000. She is best remembered as the last Tsarina of Russia, and as one of the most famous royal carriers of the haemophilia…
Photo of Grand Duchess Olga Nikolaevna Romanov, the Colonel in chief of the Imperial Russian Elisavetgradskiy Hussar Regiment, appointed by her father Tsar Nicholas II. Each child was designated a Regiment.
Elizabeth, Grand Duchess of Russia. Considered by many historians and contemporaries one of the most beautiful women of her time, in her youth Ella had declined the proposal of her first cousin, the future Wilhelm II of Germany, but in 1884 she married one of her Russian relations, Grand Duke Sergei (Serge) Alexandrovich.
This is the lunch menu that Olga's family had in Tobolsk on November 14, 1917 (Day before Olga's birthday, N.S. - her last birthday before her death)... They had got Solyanka fish soup (the receipt is close to French Bouillabaisse), Russian open meat pies, cheese patties with sour cream, fried duck with cabbage and meat cutlets, pancakes with syrup.