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Paul I Petrovich Romanov (Holstein-Gottorp-Romanov), Emperor and Autocrat of All the Russias

Russian: Павел Петро́вич Poманов, Император всероссийский
Also Known As: "Павел I Петрович Романов", "Paul I."
Birthplace: St. Petersburg, Russia
Death: Died in St. Petersburg, Russia
Place of Burial: St Petersburg, Russia
Immediate Family:

Son of Peter III Romanov and Catherine II "the Great" Empress of All Russia
Husband of Grand Duchess Natalia Alexeievna; Wilhelmine Luise Romanow-Holstein-Gottorp and Maria Feodorovna
Father of Семен Афанасьевич Великий; Marfa Pavlovna Musina-Yurieva; stillborn son Romanov; ? Romanow-Holstein-Gottorp; Aleksander I Pavlovich Romanov, Emperor of All the Russias and 9 others
Brother of Grand Duchess Elizabeth of Russia Alexandrovna Alexeeva and Grand Duke Vladimir of Russia
Half brother of Petrovna Romanov Grand Duchess of Russia; Anna Poniatowski; Yelizaveta Grigoryevna Kalageorgy; Natalie von Buxhöwden; Alexei Grigorjewitsch Graf Bobrinsky and 1 other

Occupation: Emperor of Russia, grand-duc de Russie, empereur de Russie (17 November 1796 - 23 March 1801), Tsar 1796 - 1801, Tsar 1796-, Tsar of Russia, Emperor and Autocrat of All the Russias, Kaiser
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About Tsar Paul I, Emperor of All the Russias





  • Emperor and Autocrat of All the Russias: Reign 17 November 1796 – 23 March 1801, Coronation 5 April 1797

Predecessor: Catherine II Successor: Alexander I

Paul I (Russian: Па́вел I Петро́вич; Pavel Petrovich) (1 October [O.S. 20 September] 1754 – 23 March [O.S. 11 March] 1801) was the Emperor of Russia between 1796 and 1801. He was the only son of Peter III and Catherine the Great, and remained overshadowed by his mother for much of his life. Paul's reign lasted for only five years, until he was assassinated by conspirators. His most important achievement was the adoption of the laws of succession to the Russian throne that lasted until the end of Romanov dynasty and Russian Empire.


McGrew, Roderick E. (1992), Paul I of Russia. (Oxford: Clarendon Press) ISBN 0-19-822567-9

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Tsar Paul I, Emperor of All the Russias's Timeline

October 1, 1754
St. Petersburg, Russia
Age 17
April 15, 1776
Age 21
April 24, 1776
Age 21
December 23, 1777
Age 23
Saint Petersburg, Saint Petersburg, Russia
April 27, 1779
Age 24
Пушкин (Puszkin), Petersburg, Russia
July 29, 1783
Age 28
St. Petersburg, Russia
December 13, 1784
Age 30
Pushkin, St Petersburg, Russia