Grand Duke Michael “Misha" Alexandrovich - in reality the last Tsar of Russia by a few hours. He became such upon the abdication of his brother, Tsar Nicholas II on 15 March [O.S. 2 March] 1917 - who also abdicated on behalf of his sickly son Alexei. Michael was a Tsar from the moment of his brothers abdication until his own. He was murdered by the Bolsheviks on June 13, 1918 (aged 39).

it Grand Duke Michael “Misha" Alexandrovich, Nicholas II's younger brother

Jasmine ‘Grand Duke of Tuscany’ (Jasminum sambac) - Tropical Plants for Indoor Containers - Indoor

Jasmine ‘Grand Duke of Tuscany’ (Jasminum sambac) With a rich, heavenly fragrance, the thick fully double white blooms are much revered throughout Asia where a perfumed drink is made by soaking the flower overnight in water.

Rebecca Machin | Grand Duke Oreo

Shop for anthropomorphic animals on Etsy, the place to express your creativity through the buying and selling of handmade and vintage goods.

Grand Dukes Sergei and Pavel of Russia, youngest sons of Tsar Alexander II and Tsarina Maria Alexandrovna of Russia; 1870s.

fymeninolduniforms: “Oh Those Russians” thefirstwaltz: Grand Dukes Sergei and Pavel of Russia, youngest sons of Tsar Alexander II and Tsarina Maria Alexandrovna of Russia;

lostile: “ large studio photograph of Grand Duke Michael Alexandrovich (younger brother of czar Nicholas II) wearing 17th century boyar dress at the costume ball which took place in the Winter Palace...

lostile: large studio photograph of Grand Duke...

The brother of Tsar Nicholas II, Grand Duke Michael Alexandrovich Romanov Michael was the first of the Romanovs to be executed by the Bolsheviks. i guess he was just too over the top for starving people.

VINTAGE PHOTOGRAPHY: Royal Group on Hesse in 1899 Nicholas II of Russia , Empress Alexandra , Grand Dukes Boris , Andrei and Kirill of Russia , Grand Duke Ernst and Grand Duchess Victoria Melita of Hesse and Prince Nicholas of Greece via

VINTAGE PHOTOGRAPHY: Royal Group on Hesse in 1899 Nicholas II of Russia , Empress Alexandra , Grand Dukes Boris , Andrei and Kirill of Russia , Grand Duke Ernst and Grand Duchess Victoria Melita of Hesse and Prince Nicholas of Greece at Wolfsgarten

Grandchild of Christian IX - Grand Duke Michael Alexandrovich of Russia (1878–1918) the youngest son & penultimate child of Tsarevitch Alexander of Russia & his wife, Marie Feodorovna (known before her marriage as Princess Dagmar of Denmark). He married the wife of a fellow officer, Natalia Sergeyevna Wulfert (name changed to Natalia Brasova). After the revolution in 1918, Michael was the first of the Romanovs to be executed by the Bolsheviks, his remains were ever found.

Grand Duke Michael Alexandrovich of Russia Mikhail Aleksandrovich Romanov (Russian: Михаи́л Александрович; 4 December [O. 22 November] 1878 – 13 June was the youngest son of Emperor Alexander III of Russia.

Crown of Grand Duke Karl II, Baden (early 19th century; gold fabric, enamel, and diamonds).

Official and Historic Crowns of the World and their Locations Royal Crown if Baden

bulletproofjewels:  Grand Duchess Ella Feodorovna, with her husband Grand Duke Serge Alexandrovich and their ‘adoptive’ children, Grand Duchess Marie Pavlovna, the younger, and Grand Duke Dmitri Pavlovich. c. 1900.

bulletproofjewels: Grand Duchess Ella Feodorovna, with her husband Grand Duke Serge Alexandrovich and their ‘adoptive’ children, Grand Duchess Marie Pavlovna, the younger, and Grand Duke Dmitri Pavlovich.

Mathilda-Marie Feliksovna Kschessinskaya was perhaps the most notorious ballerina in Imperial Russia. Her love affairs with Nicholas II (before his marriage), and two Grand Dukes gave society much to talk about. In 1921, she married Grand Duke Andre, youngest son of Grand Duke Vladimir. Grand Duke Krill, Andre's brother gave her the title of her Serene Highness Princess Romanova-Krasinskaya.

Mathilda-Marie Feliksovna Kschessinskaya was perhaps the most notorious ballerina in Imperial Russia. Her love affairs with Nicholas II (before his marriage), and two Grand Dukes gave society much to talk about.

The Hesse children in mourning for their father, Grand Duke Ludwig, 1892. Standing: Grand Duke Ernst, Princess Victoria of Battenburg Seated: Princess Irene of Prussia, Princess Alix of Hesse, Grand Duchesses Ella of Russia

themauveroom: “ The Hesse children in mourning for their father, Grand Duke Ludwig, Standing: Grand Duke Ernst, Princess Victoria of Battenburg Seated: Princess Irene of Prussia, Princess Alix.

Grand Duke Sergei & Grand Duchess Elisabeth

Grand Duke Sergei Alexandrovich Romanov May Feb Russia with wife holding umbrella Grand Duchess Elisabeth-Elizabeth (Elisabeth Alexandra Louise Alice) (Elizabeth Feodorovna) Nov Jul Hesse, Germany.

Empress Alexandra, her Father (Grand Duke Louis IV of Hesse and by Rhine) and brother (Grand Duke Ernst)

Empress Alexandra, her Father (Grand Duke Louis IV of Hesse and by Rhine) and brother (Grand Duke Ernst). Alix always managed to look miserably unhappy in all of her photos.

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