Paul Alexandrovich of Russia was born 21 September 1860 in Tsarskoye Selo, Russia to Alexander II of Russia (1818-1881) and Maria von Hessen und bei Rhein (1824-1880) and died 30 January 1919 in Saint Petersburg, Russia of execution by gunshot. He married Alexandra of Greece and Denmark (1870-1891) 17 June 1889 in Saint Petersburg, Russia. He married Olga Valerianovna Karnovich (1865-1929) 10 October 1902 in Livorno, Italy. Notable ancestors include Gustav I of Sweden (1496-1560), Johan Willem Friso van Nassau-Dietz (1687-1711), 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, Latvia, Poland, Austria, Lithuania, Bohemia, Switzerland, Italy, Slovakia, Slovenia, Portugal, Israel, Ireland, Turkey, the Byzantine Empire.


Offspring of Paul Alexandrovich of Russia and Alexandra of Greece and Denmark (1870-1891)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Maria Pavlovna of Russia (1890-1958)
Dmitri Pavlovich of Russia (1891-1942)

Offspring of Paul Alexandrovich of Russia and Olga Valerianovna Karnovich (1865-1929)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Vladimir Pavlovich Paley (1896-1918)
Irina Pavlovna Paley (1903-1990)
Natalia Pavlovna Paley (1905-1981)

Common ancestors of Paul of Russia (1860-1919) and Alexandra of Greece and Denmark (1870-1891)

  1. Catherine II of Russia (1729-1796)
  2. Charlotte von Preußen (1798-1860)
  3. Friederike Dorothea Sophie von Brandenburg-Schwedt (1736-1798)
  4. Friederike Luise von Hessen-Darmstadt (1751-1805)
  5. Friederike von Hessen-Darmstadt (1752-1782)
  6. Friedrich II. Eugen von Württemberg (1732-1797)
  7. Friedrich Wilhelm II. von Preußen (1744-1797)
  8. Friedrich Wilhelm III. von Preußen (1770-1840)
  9. Karl II. von Mecklenburg-Strelitz (1741-1816)
  10. Luise von Mecklenburg-Strelitz (1776-1810)
  11. Nicholas I of Russia (1796-1855)
  12. Paul I of Russia (1754-1801)
  13. Peter III of Russia (1728-1762)
  14. Sophia Dorothea von Württemberg (1759-1828)

Footnotes (including sources)

‡ General
2 Wedding 2
  • this was a morganatic marriage

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