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Re: The Nikolaivichi
« Reply #270 on: April 13, 2012, 06:58:50 PM »
I have a question concerning the family nickname of Grand Duke Nikolai Nikolaevich the Elder:  Was it Nizi, Niza, or some other variation?  I have seen both translations, but my Russian isn't great, so I could use a little help from someone more fluent that I.  Thank you kindly in advance.

From all the sources I've ever seen his nickname was Nizi.

Thank you, Svetabel; I knew that if anyone could answer my question, you could :)

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Re: The Nikolaivichi
« Reply #271 on: September 23, 2013, 07:51:22 AM »
GDss Alexandra Petrovna


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Re: The Nikolaivichi
« Reply #272 on: October 28, 2013, 02:30:26 AM »
GDss Alexandra Petrovna, portrait of 1858 year. Unkhown artist (who definitely flattered the Grand Duchess. She doesn't look like her ownself)



Better version. And that's not Winterhalter, but Lauchert, 1858 year. Looks too serious and aged for a 20years woman.


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Re: The Nikolaivichi
« Reply #273 on: February 19, 2014, 07:12:28 AM »
Does anyone out there know if there is a biography on the life of Grand Duke Nikolai Nikolaevich?  He is a very interesting figure in the vast history of the Romanov dynasty yet, I can find so little written regarding him.  If anyone knows what became of this interesting historical figure after he escaped to France, I would love to know.

Thanks so much.  
Kerrin  



FYI:

Paul Gilbert reports that the Grand Duke's descendents have now requested that he and his wife be re-buried in St. Petersburg:

http://www.angelfire.com/pa/ImperialRussian/blog/index.blog/1453297/grand-duke-nicholas-nicholayevich-to-be-reburied-in-st-petersburg/
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Re: The Nikolaivichi
« Reply #274 on: April 28, 2015, 02:52:47 PM »
Wedding picture of GD Nikolai and Princess Anastasia of Montenegro,taken from vk.com:


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« Reply #275 on: April 29, 2015, 03:09:55 AM »
Nikolai is wearing HM Life Guard Hussars uniform, complete with pelisse.

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« Reply #276 on: April 30, 2015, 08:10:33 PM »

Paul Gilbert reports that the Grand Duke's descendents have now requested that he and his wife be re-buried in St. Petersburg:

http://www.angelfire.com/pa/ImperialRussian/blog/index.blog/1453297/grand-duke-nicholas-nicholayevich-to-be-reburied-in-st-petersburg/


And on April 30, 2015 it has been done! (although in Moscow not St. Petersburg)
Today Grand Duke Nicholas and Grand Duchess Anastasia have been reburied in in the Chapel of the Transfiguration of Our Lord in the Bratsk military cemetery in Moscow.


http://www.ntv.ru/novosti/1401163/
http://tass.ru/en/russia/792644
http://www.angelfire.com/pa/ImperialRussian/news/602news.html

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Re: The Nikolaivichi
« Reply #277 on: November 25, 2016, 05:53:12 PM »
Wedding picture of GD Nikolai and Princess Anastasia of Montenegro,taken from vk.com:


a grand and poignant image

a fascinating couple - I can't believe there are so few photographs of them around! both very important people in the life of the last Tsar and fascinating personalties in their own right.

I've bought for Paul Robinson's work on GD NN for Christmas, and I'm very excited to read it fully  :)