Wednesday, January 25, 2017

A boy for Xenia

January 25, 1897

Grand Duchess Xenia of Russia, sister of  Nicholas II, and the wife of Grand Duke Alexander Mikhailovitch, has given birth to a son, reports the Washington Post.

The birth took place yesterday at the Winter Palace.  This is their second child.  Their daughter, Princess Irina Alexandrovna was born on July 15, 1895

The couple were married on August 6, 1894

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