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Princess Alexandra of Greece (1870-91)
« on: January 17, 2006, 06:45:16 AM »
A thread on Grand Duchess Alexandra Georgievna (1870-91), nee Princess of Greece, eldest daughter of King Georgios I and Grand Duchess Olga Konstantinovna of Russia. Princess Alexandra was married to GD Pavel Alexandrovitch, youngest son of Emperor Alexnder II, in 1889. They were very happy couple but their happiness ended tragically. Alexandra died after giving a birth to her 2d child, GD Dmitry...
I am very interested in GD Alexandra - we know very little about her, moreover she was mother of GDss Maria Pavlovna-younger, my favourite character in the Imperial family.

A show of all photos of GD Alexandra I've ever seen. If somebody have more photos - you are welcome in sharing pictures with us! Any info is appreciated too! Some photos are courtesy of our Forums members – thanks!

As Princess of Greece with her family

Here she is at the right. Her future husband is by her side



Almost similar picture of the earlier period



Here she is at back (at hand with her father King Georgios)



The same sitting – but more extended family (with the Russian Imperial family)





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Re: Princess Alexandra of Greece (1870-91)
« Reply #1 on: January 17, 2006, 06:46:50 AM »
The Greeks. The Greek royal family.



Family gathering in Denmark. Here Alexandra takes Tsesarevitch Nikolay’s hand.



Another gathering in Denmark, By her father’s side.



With her siblings



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Re: Princess Alexandra of Greece (1870-91)
« Reply #2 on: January 17, 2006, 06:48:20 AM »
Russian swing. Here with GDss Elizaveta




With the Romanovs, including Grand Duchess Elizaveta




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Re: Princess Alexandra of Greece (1870-91)
« Reply #3 on: January 18, 2006, 12:16:49 PM »
Great pictures and info, Svetabel and Gdella.  :)
I'm not sure if this picture has been posted before!
Alexandra with her Greek family in 1889.

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Re: Princess Alexandra of Greece (1870-91)
« Reply #4 on: January 19, 2006, 12:13:07 AM »
Wow, Kmerov! Many thanks for the photo!! :D

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Re: Princess Alexandra of Greece (1870-91)
« Reply #5 on: January 24, 2006, 12:45:13 AM »
Alexandra as a child
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The picture is courtesy of Mandie.

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Re: Princess Alexandra of Greece (1870-91)
« Reply #6 on: January 24, 2006, 03:38:07 PM »
Svetabel your so sweet. :)

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Re: Princess Alexandra of Greece (1870-91)
« Reply #7 on: February 12, 2006, 04:04:24 AM »
Well, I came across a compiled picture of King Christian IX's decsendants. I think it was printed in 1896-1897. You can see GDss Alexandra with her mother Queen Olga and GD Pavel! And as we know Alexandra died in 1891.



The whole pictire. I think that was 1896 year as Princess Maud of Wales is wearing her wedding gown  :)


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Re: Princess Alexandra of Greece (1870-91)
« Reply #8 on: February 19, 2006, 12:31:16 AM »
Pobedonostsev said that she was very clever, vivide and sharp(-witted).

In russian - umna, boyka , smetliva.

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Re: Princess Alexandra of Greece (1870-91)
« Reply #9 on: February 20, 2006, 03:16:00 AM »
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I like the poses in this picture!


The picture posted by Kmerov on the Danish thread. I think that girl behind King Georg of Greece and near Queen Olga, is Alexandra (left corner of the picture)

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Re: Princess Alexandra of Greece (1870-91)
« Reply #10 on: February 20, 2006, 12:46:41 PM »
Are there any known portraits of her?

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Re: Princess Alexandra of Greece (1870-91)
« Reply #11 on: February 20, 2006, 03:33:14 PM »
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The picture posted by Kmerov on the Danish thread. I think that girl behind King Georg of Greece and near Queen Olga, is Alexandra (left corner of the picture)


I think you are right, Svetabel. Here is a close up of the picture.

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Re: Princess Alexandra of Greece (1870-91)
« Reply #12 on: February 20, 2006, 08:47:56 PM »
Based on an old print I have, the magazine ID'd it as Alexandra. Now, they often get them wrong but I think it's correct in this case.

Here's what they write (from left to right):

Tsar Alexander III, CP Constantine, Tsarevich Nicholas, AIII, Nicholas of Greece, GD George, Queen Olga, CP Frederick, Toria, Alexandra Greece, George I, Marie (Orleans), Alexandra, Minny, Queen Louise, CIX, Eddy, Bertie, Xenia, Minny
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Re: Princess Alexandra of Greece (1870-91)
« Reply #13 on: February 21, 2006, 02:00:42 AM »
Thank you, Kmerov and Ella! :-*

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Re: Princess Alexandra of Greece (1870-91)
« Reply #14 on: March 12, 2006, 04:52:57 AM »




I've been searching for Alexandra's photos again and came across these group-shots (below). It seems they were posted by some of our Forums' members.
Possibly someone has better versions of these pictures.



And the other one. Right corner of the picture: a girl standing behind Prss Maud of Wales and Prince Waldemar and Crownprince Fredrik of Denmark by her sides,  is DEFINITELY Alexandra.

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