Tsarevna Natalia Alexeyevna

Born: 1673, Moscow
Died: 1716, St Petersburg

Tsarevna Natalia Alexeyevna was the second child and first daughter of Alexis Mikhailovich and Natalia Naryshkina. She was born in Moscow on 25 August 1673 and baptised by Patriarch Joachim in the Monastery of the Miracle. Favourite sister of Peter the Great. Founded theatres in Preobrazhenskoe and St Petersburg and wrote historical and biblical plays. Godmother of Peter II. Died in St Petersburg on 18 June 1716, buried in St Lazarus’s Church at the St Alexander Nevsky Monastery, reburied in the Church of the Annunciation of the St Alexander Nevsky Monastery in 1723.

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