Anna Ivanovna of All the Russians

Born Anna Ivanovna Tsarevna of Russia, reigned as Empress of All the Russians from 1730-1740, thus succeeding Emperor Pyotr II, her first cousin once removed.

Daughter of Ivan V Alekseyevich, Tsar of All Russia (1666-1696) and Praskovya Fyodorovna Saltykova (1664-1724)

Born: Moscow Kremlin 28. Jan 1693

Married: Prince Menshikov’s Palace, Saint Petersburg 31. Oct 1710 Friedrich Wilhelm Duke of Courland (1692-1711), son of Friedrich Kasimir Duke of Courland (1650-1698) by his second wife Elisabeth Sophie Margravine of Brandenburg (1674-1748)

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Died: Saint Petersburg 17. Oct 1740 of kidney disease

Buried: Peter and Paul Cathedral (Petropavlovskiy Sobor), Saint Petersburg

Detlev Schwennicke “Europäische Stammtafeln. Neue Folge” Vol II; Vittorio Klostermann, 2005