Elizabeth G. Volkonskaia

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Elizabeth Volkonskaia (1838–1897) was a Russian noble and courtier. She played a leading role within the Catholic movement in Russia and has been referred to as the first woman in Russia to conduct serious historical theological studies.[1]

Her children were Sergei Mikhailovitch Volkonsky, Peter Volkonsky, Alexandr Volkonsky and Vladimir Volkonsky.

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  1. ^ «Волконская Елизавета Григорьевна» //Католическая энциклопедия. Т. 1. М.:2002, ст. 1068—1069