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Persons / Alexandra Fedorovna, Empress statesman
1914

17 January. In the Alexander Palace, Crown Prince of Serbia Alexander was received. 3 February. In the Alexander Palace, Nicholas II received Maurice Paleologue, the new French ambassador, and all members of the French Embassy. 24 June
Source: Tsarskoe Selo

1915

2 January. The train collision took place at the railway line linked Peterburg and Tsarskoye Selo. Anna Vyrubova, a maid of honour and close friend of the Empress, was seriosly injured at this disaster. A
Source: Tsarskoe Selo

1916

13 February. At the house of the literary critic and A.Akhmatova's true friend N.V. Nedobrovo Anna Andreyevna Akhmatova presented her "treasured black ring" to the artist Boris Anrep who was the addresse of many poems written by A. Akhmatova
Source: Tsarskoe Selo

1917

30 January - 8 March. Andrei Bely, a poet and prosaist, stayed at R.V. Ivanov-Razumnik, a literary critic and publicist, in Tsarskoye Selo. 4 February. Niktopolion Svyatsky, a poet and warrior, died in Tsarskoye Selo
Source: Tsarskoe Selo

Alexandra Fedorovna, Empress (1872-1918)

ALEXANDRA FEDOROVNA (1872-1918), Empress (from 1894). Nee Victoria Alix Helena Brigitte Louise Beatrice, Princess of Hessen-Darmstadt. Wife of Emperor Nicholas II (from 1894)

Feodorovsky Settlement (Pushkin Town)

FEODOROVSKY SETTLEMENT, an architectural ensemble of the town of Pushkin, to the north-west from the Alexandrovsky Park. It was constructed in the Neo-Russian style on the initiative of Emperor Nicholas II and encompasses the Court Cathedral of Our

Imperial Burial Vault

IMPERIAL BURIAL VAULT. A final burial place for members of the Imperial Family had not yet been ultimately determined during Peter the Great's reign. The Tsars' kin were most often buried at the Holy Annunciation Church Burial Vault

Nicholas II, the Emperor (1868-1918)

Nicholas II (1868, Tsarskoe Selo - 1918), Emperor from 1894 to 1917. Son of Emperor Alexander III and Empress Maria Fedorovna. Married Princess of Hesse-Darmstadt, who took the name of Alexandra Fedorovna

Obolensky A.N., chief of the city administration in 1914-16

OBOLENSKY Alexander Nikolaevich (1874, St. Petersburg - 1924), prince, statesman, Major-General (1914). He was educated in Page Corps school, in 1891-1906 served in Preobrazhensky Life Guards Regiment

Rasputin G. E. (1869-1916)

RASPUTIN Grigory Efimovich (1869-1916, Petrograd), religious preacher from a Siberian peasant family, spiritual tutor and close friend of the family of Emperor Nicholas II. In his religious views he was close to the so-called Khlysts

The Alms-House of Empress Alexandra Fiodorovna for disabled soldiers in the Babolovsky Park.

The idea of creating an alms-house for disabled soldiers who got injures during the Russo-Japanese War belonged to Empress Alexandra Fiodorovna. A nice plot of the Babolovsky Park on the meadow at the Crimea Column was allotted for construction of
Source: Tsarskoe Selo

The Church of St. Julian of Tarsus (of the Life Guard Cuirassier His Emperor Majesty Regiment)

The regiment church was built to the design of the architect V.N. Kuritsin at the corner of Kadetsky Boulevard and Kirasirskaya (Cuirassier) Street in 1896-1899. The decoration was made by the architect S.A. Danini
Source: Tsarskoe Selo

The maternity hospital of M.A. Drozhzhina

Firstly on this plot of the Separate Park there was a country house of F. Deviyen, first lieutenant of the Life Guard Rifle Tsarskoye Selo Battalion. In 1859-1861 a dwelling house with outbuildings
Source: Tsarskoe Selo

The Nusery School of Her Majesty Empress Alexandra Fiodorovna in the Babolovsky Park.

In 1903 Empress Alexandra Fiodorovna granted the plot located in the Babolovsky Park between Gatchina Road and Baursky Channel for building a Nusery School founded by her
Source: Tsarskoe Selo

The Tsarskoye Selo Common Cemetery of World War I Heroes.

The first Common Cemetery of World War I heroes was founded in September 1914 according to the initiative of Empress Alexandra Fiodorovna. It occupies a plot near the Kazan Cemetery and was under the special patronage of the Empress
Source: Tsarskoe Selo

The Tsarskoye Selo Palace Hospital

The Tsarskoye Selo Palace Hospital included two charity establishments: a hospital and alms-house, both supported for the money of the Palace Board since the time of Catherine I
Source: Tsarskoe Selo

Uhlan Life-Guards Regiment

UHLAN LIFE GUARDS REGIMENT, cavalry guards regiment. Its origin goes back to the Odessa Hussar Regiment, formed in 1803, which served the basis of the Uhlan Regiment of His Highness which was formed the same year

Wreden Institute of Traumatology and Orthopaedics

WREDEN INSTITUTE OF TRAUMATOLOGY AND ORTHOPAEDICS, Russian Research Institute of Traumatology and Orthopaedics situated at 8 Akademika Baykova Street. It was founded as the Petersburg Orthopaedic Institute with the sponsorship of Empress Alexandra