In Memoriam

In memory of the 19 souls murdered 97 years ago, victims of Bolshevik repression and now elevated to sainthood by the Russian Orthodox Church:

Murdered on 17 July 1918:


Tsar Nicholas II (Nikolay Aleksandrovich), born 6/18 May 1868


Empress Aleksandra Fyodorovna, née Princess Viktoria Alix Helena Luise Beatrice of Hesse and by Rhine, born 6 June 1872


Grand Duchess Olga Nikolayevna, born 3/15 November 1895


Grand Duchess Tatyana Nikolayevna, born 29 May/11 June 1897


Grand Duchess Mariya Nikolayevna, born 14/27 June 1899


Grand Duchess Anastasiya Nikolayevna, born 5/18 June 1901


Tsesarevich Aleksey Nikolayevich, born 30 July/12 August 1904


Dr. Yevgeniy Sergeyevich Botkin, born 27 May/8 June 1865


Anna Stepanovna Demidova (lady-in-waiting), born 14/26 January 1878


Ivan Mikhaylovich Kharitonov (cook), born 2/14 June 1870


Aloiziy Yegorovich Trupp (footman), born 5 April 1856

Murdered on 18 July 1918 (though most took several days to die):


Grand Duke Sergey Mikhaylovich, born 25 September/7 October 1869, and his secretary, Fyodor Remez


Sister (formerly Grand Duchess) Yelizaveta Fyodorovna, née Princess Elisabeth Alexandra Luise Alice of Hesse and by Rhine, born 1 November 1864


Sister Varvara Alekseyevna Yakovleva, born circa 1850


Prince (né Grand Duke) Ioann Konstantinovich, born 23 June/5 July 1886


Prince Konstantin Konstantinovich the younger, born 20 December 1890/1 January 1891

Prince Igor Konstantinovich

Prince Igor Konstantinovich, born 29 May/10 June 1894


Prince Vladimir Pavlovich Paley (really a Romanov), born 28 December 1896/9 January 1897

Whoever destroys a soul, it is considered as if he destroyed an entire world. And whoever saves a life, it is considered as if he saved an entire world. (Babylonian Talmud, Tractate Sanhedrin 37a)

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