Anna Petrovna of Russia

Anna Petrovna Grand Duchess of Russia

Daughter of Pyotr I Tsar (later Emperor) of All Russia (1672-1725) by his second wife Marta Skawronska, who became Empress Yekaterina I in 1725 (1684-1727)

Born: Moscow 17. Jan 1708

Married: Trinity Cathedral (Troitsky sobor), Saint Petersburg 21. May 1725 Karl Friedrich Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Gottorp (1700-1739), son of Friedrich IV Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Gottorp (1671-1702) and Hedvig Sofia Princess of Sweden (1681-1708)


Died: Kiel, Holstein 4. (15.) Mar 1728 from childbed fever

Buried: St Peter and St Paul Cathedral, Saint Petersburg

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