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Offline Joanna

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Naming of Son - Alexei
« on: July 06, 2016, 05:29:08 PM »
If a son had been born in 1895, he would have been named Paul. Several influences I discovered, from the first in the 1880s in the Winter Palace, that led Nicholas to name his son Alexei in 1904:

https://winterpalaceresearch.blogspot.ca/2016/07/naming-of-son-alexei.html

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Re: Naming of Son - Alexei
« Reply #1 on: October 12, 2016, 06:11:38 AM »
There was a Tsar named Alexei, wasn't there.  Perhaps Alexei was named after him.
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« Reply #2 on: October 12, 2016, 11:31:16 AM »
Alexei Mikhailovich, the second Romanov Tsar, was Nicholas's favourite forebear.

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