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Birthplace: Петергоф (Peterhof), Санкт-Петербург (Sankt-Pietierburg), Russia
Death: Died in Екатеринбург (Jekatierinburg), Свердловская область, Russia
Cause of death: killed by the Bolcheviks
Occupation: Grand Duchess of Imperial Russia, Grand Duchess
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About Maria/Мария Nikolaevna/Николаевна Romanova/Poмановa, Великая княгиня из России/The Grand Duches

Grand Duchess Maria Nikolaevna of Russia (Maria Nikolaevna Romanova; Russian: Великая Княжна Мария Николаевна, June 26 [O.S. June 14] 1899 – July 17, 1918)

Maria was the third daughter of Tsar Nicholas II of Russia, the last sovereign of Imperial Russia, and his wife Alexandra Fyodorovna. Her murder following the Russian Revolution of 1917 resulted in her canonization as a passion bearer by the Russian Orthodox Church.

Died unmarried and without issue.

Biography

During her lifetime, Maria, too young to become a Red Cross nurse like her elder sisters during World War I, was patroness of a hospital and instead visited wounded soldiers. Throughout her lifetime she was noted for interest in the lives of the soldiers. The flirtatious Maria had a number of innocent crushes on the young men she met, beginning in early childhood. She hoped to marry and have a large family.

She was an elder sister of the famous Grand Duchess Anastasia Nikolaevna of Russia, whose alleged escape from the assassination of the imperial family was rumored for nearly 90 years. In the 1990s, it was suggested that Maria might have been the grand duchess whose remains were missing from the Romanov grave that was discovered near Yekaterinburg, Russia and exhumed in 1991. However, further remains were discovered in 2007, and DNA analysis subsequently proved that the entire Imperial family had been murdered in 1918.

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Maria Nikolaevna Romanov, Grand Duchess of Russia's Timeline

1899
June 26, 1899
Петергоф (Peterhof), Санкт-Петербург (Sankt-Pietierburg), Russia
1917
August, 1917
Age 18
Tobolsk, Tyumenskaya oblast, Russia

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1918
April 30, 1918
Age 18
Yekaterinburg, Sverdlovskaya oblast, Russia
July 17, 1918
Age 19
Jekatierinburg/Екатеринбург, Russian Empire/Россия
July 17, 1918
Age 19
Екатеринбург (Jekatierinburg), Свердловская область, Russia
July 27, 1918
Age 19
Санкт-Петербург (Sankt-Pietierburg), Russia
1977
February 1, 1977
Age 19
(26 Jun 1899)
2000
August 14, 2000
Age 19