Grand Duke George Alexandrovich of Russia

Grand Duke George Alexandrovich of Russia, (In Russian Великий Князь Георгий Александрович Романов), (9 May 1871 in Tsarskoe Selo – 9 August 1899 in Likani, Georgia) was the third son of Alexander III and Empress Marie of Russia. He was named George after his mother's younger brother, King George I of Greece. At the time of his birth, his father, as the eldest surviving son of Tsar Alexander II, was titled as the Tsarevich of Russia. After his elder brother, the Grand Duke Nicholas, the infant Grand Duke was third in succession to the imperial throne, an elder brother, Alexander having died the year before George's birth. At times he was referred to by his family as "weeping willow".

Read more about Grand Duke George Alexandrovich Of Russia:  Childhood, Education, Career and Health, Tsarevich, Death and Funeral, Legacy, DNA Evidence, Styles, Ancestry

Other articles related to "grand duke george alexandrovich of russia, of russia":

Grand Duke George Alexandrovich Of Russia - Ancestry
... Ancestors of Grand Duke George Alexandrovich of Russia 16 ... Paul I of Russia 8 ... Nicholas I of Russia 17 ...

Famous quotes containing the words russia, grand, duke and/or george:

    To the Japanese, Portugal and Russia are neutral enemies, England and America are belligerent enemies, and Germany and her satellites are friendly enemies. They draw very fine distinctions.
    Jerome Cady, U.S. screenwriter, and Lewis Milestone. Peter Voroshevski (Howard Clinton?)

    I was walking along and I’m looking at the tall buildings. And I got to thinking about what Thoreau said: “They created a lot of grand palaces here, but they forgot to create the noblemen to put in them.”
    Robert Riskin (1897–1955)

    Hume’s doctrine was that the circumstances vary, the amount of happiness does not; that the beggar cracking fleas in the sunshine under a hedge, and the duke rolling by in his chariot; the girl equipped for her first ball, and the orator returning triumphant from the debate, had different means, but the same quantity of pleasant excitement.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)

    Bonnie George Campbell rode out on a day.
    He saddled, he bridled, and gallant rode he,
    And hame cam his guid horse, but never cam he.
    —Unknown. Bonnie George Campbell (l. 2–4)