Alexander II of Russia, Czar of the Russian Empire, Grand Duke of Finland, King of Poland, was born 29 April 1818 in Moscow, Russia to Nicholas I of Russia (1796-1855) and Charlotte von Preußen (1798-1860) and died 1 March 1881 in Saint Petersburg, Russia of assassination. He married Maria von Hessen und bei Rhein (1824-1880) 28 April 1841 in Saint Petersburg, Russia. He married Yekaterina Mikhailovna Dolgorukova (1847-1922) 6 July 1880 . Notable ancestors include Gustav I of Sweden (1496-1560), Charlemagne (747-814), Alfred the Great (849-899), Henry II of England (1133-1189), William I of England (1027-1087), Hugh Capet (c940-996), Robert I of Scotland (1274-1329), Willem van Oranje (1533-1584). Ancestors are from Russia, Germany, Sweden, Denmark, France, the United Kingdom, Spain, Scotland, England, Belgium, the Netherlands, Belarus, Ukraine, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Austria, Lithuania, Bohemia, Switzerland, Italy, Slovakia, Slovenia, Portugal, Israel, Ireland, Turkey, the Byzantine Empire.


Offspring of Alexander II of Russia and Maria von Hessen und bei Rhein (1824-1880)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Alexandra of Russia (1842-1849)
Nicholas of Russia (1843-1865)
Alexander III of Russia (1845-1894) 10 March 1845 Saint Petersburg, Russia 1 November 1894 Livadiya, Russia Dagmar of Denmark (1847-1928)

Vladimir of Russia (1847-1909) 22 April 1847 Saint Petersburg, Russia 17 February 1909 Saint Petersburg, Russia Marie von Mecklenburg-Schwerin (1854-1920)

Alexei of Russia (1850-1908)
Marie of Russia (1853-1920) 17 October 1853 Tsarskoye Selo, Russia 24 October 1920 Zürich, Switzerland Alfred von Sachsen-Coburg und Gotha (1844-1900)

Sergei of Russia (1857-1905) 11 May 1857 Catherine Palace, Tsarskoye Selo, Russia 17 February 1905 Moscow, Russia Elisabeth von Hessen und bei Rhein (1864-1918)

Paul of Russia (1860-1919) 21 September 1860 Tsarskoye Selo, Russia 30 January 1919 Saint Petersburg, Russia Alexandra of Greece and Denmark (1870-1891)
Olga Valerianovna Karnovich (1865-1929)

Offspring of Alexander II of Russia and Yekaterina Mikhailovna Dolgorukova (1847-1922)
Name Birth Death Joined with
George Alexandrovich Yurievsky (1872-1913)
Olga Alexandrovna Yurievskaya (1874-1925)
Boris Alexandrovich Yurievsky (1876-1876)
Catherine Alexandrovna Yurievskaya (1878-1959)

Common ancestors of Alexander II of Russia (1818-1881) and Maria von Hessen und bei Rhein (1824-1880)

  1. Charlotte von Hanau-Lichtenberg (1700-1726)
  2. Christian III. von Pfalz-Zweibrücken-Birkenfeld (1674-1735)
  3. Henriette Karoline von Pfalz-Zweibrücken (1721-1774)
  4. Karoline von Nassau-Saarbrücken (1704-1774)
  5. Ludwig IX. von Hessen-Darmstadt (1719-1790)
  6. Ludwig VIII. von Hessen-Darmstadt (1691-1768)

Footnotes (including sources)

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