Aleksandra Pavlovna of Russia

Aleksandra Pavlovna Grand Duchess of Russia

Daughter of Pavel I Emperor of All the Russians (1754-1801) by his second wife Sophia (Maria Fyodorovna) Duchess of Württemberg (1759-1828)

Born: Saint Petersburg 29. Jul 1783

Married: Ofen, Hungary 30. Oct 1799 Joseph Archduke of Austria (1776-1847), son of Leopold II, Holy Roman Emperor (1747-1792) and Maria Luisa Infanta of Spain (1745-1792)


Died: 16. Mar 1801 from childbed fever

Buried: Orthodox chapel, Üröm (today part of Budapest), later reburied in the Palatinal Crypt, Buda Castle, Budapest

Detlev Schwennicke “Europäische Stammtafeln. Neue Folge” Vol II; Vittorio Klostermann, 2005; Brigitte Hamann “Die Habsburger. Ein biographisches Lexikon”, Amalthea, Vienna/Munich 2001