Tsarevich Alexei Alexeyevich of Russia

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Alexei Alexeyevich
Tsarevich of Russia
Romanov Aleksey Alekseyevich.jpg
Anonymous depiction of Alexei.
Born (1654-02-15)15 February 1654
Moscow, Tsardom of Russia
Died 17 January 1670(1670-01-17) (aged 15)
Moscow, Tsardom of Russia
Burial Cathedral of the Archangel, Moscow
House Romanov
Father Alexis, Tsar of Russia
Mother Maria Miloslavskaya

Tsarevich Alexei Alexeyevich (Russian: Алексей Алексеевич, Aleksey Alekseyevich; 15 February 1654 - 17 January 1670) was the second son and heir of Tsar Alexis of Russia and Maria Miloslavskaya, brother of Tsar Feodor III, Tsar Ivan V, and Tsarevna Sophia and half-brother of Tsar Peter the Great.[1] He died at fifteen before he had a chance to succeed to the throne.


  1. ^ Hughes, Lindsey (1990). Sophia, Regent of Russia, 1657-1704. New Haven: Yale University Press. ISBN 0-300-04790-8.