Closeup of Nicholas II’s desk in his study at the Alexander Palace, showing all the family photos he had on it.
Princess Elisabeth of Hesse in March of 1871
the wife of Grand Duke Sergei Alexandrovich and an older sister of Empress Alexandra Feodorovna.
Closeup of a photo showing Olga riding her bike.
Princess Irina Alexandrovna Romanov. Mids 1910s.
OTMA aboard the Standart.
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Nicholas II and Empress Alexandra Feodorovna
One of the happiest marriage in history, an ever growing love since they had first set eyes on each other at the age of 12 and 16. The love story between the Hessian Princess and the heir of one of the most powerful country in the world, is as beautiful as tragic. Two united souls who drifted away from the reality of their country because of the illness of the so awaiting beloved son. Their tragic deaths will put an end to the dynasty of the Romanovs.
I might have made a lot of bad decisions, but at least I was never a communist.
17th July 1918 - 17-го иоля 1918 г.
Empress Alexandra greeting a guest at Livadia with her daughters in the background: 1914.
The decision [to kill the imperial family] was not only expedient but necessary. The severity of this punishment showed everyone that we would continue to fight on mercilessly, stopping at nothing. The execution of the Tsar’s family was needed not only in order to frighten,…