Grand Duke Pavel Alexandrovich

Born: 1860, Tsarskoe Selo
Died: 1919, Petrograd

Grand Duke Pavel Alexandrovich was the eighth child and sixth son of Alexander II and Maria Alexandrovna. He was born in Tsarskoe Selo (1860). He was the honorary chairman of the National Health Society. He married his third cousin, Princess Alexandra of Greece (1870–91), who died giving birth to their second child, Grand Duke Dmitry Pavlovich. After marrying a divorced commoner, Olga Karnovich, he was dismissed from his posts and forced to live abroad (1902). Returning to Russia before the start of the First World War, he was shot by the Bolsheviks at the Peter and Paul Fortress in Petrograd (January 1919).

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