Grand duchess Alexandra Iossipovna was Queen Olga of Greece's mother -so that must be the link that MarcA was thinking of
: Thanks Vincent for the identification. You and
: LDMJ are right, Grand Duchess Alexandra
: Iossipovna, born Saxe Altenburg (1830)died
: respected by the whole family in 1911
: without having been a Nun !
: On this picture she is only 66 years old!
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: Standing, from left to right : Duchess Olga
: of Wurtemberg, her mother, grand duchess
: Vera Constantinova (married to duke Eugen of
: Wurtemberg), grand duchess Anastasia
: Mikhailovna of Russia (married to the grand
: duke of Mecklembourg Schwerin) grand duchess
: Wladimir of Russia, her daughter grand
: duchess Hélène Wladimirovna, grand duchess
: Elisabeth Mavrikievna, crown princess
: Victoria of Sweden.
: Seated : Grand duchess Alexandra Iossipovna
: (in fact grand duchess Constantin of Russia)
: and the duchess of Connaught.
: On the floor : duchess Elsa of Wurtemberg
: (the other twin daughter of grand duchess
: Vera Constantinova).
: And the occasion is the coronation of
: Nicolas II.
: Maria Olivia you are mistaking Gran duchess
: Alexandra Iossipovna with grand duchess
: Alexandra Petrovna who actually became a nun
: in 1890.
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