Grand Duchess Catherine Mikhailovna of Russia
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|Grand Duchess Catherine Mikhailovna|
|Grand Duchess of Russia|
Grand Duchess Catherine Mikhailovna, 1850, by Timofei Neff
28 August 1827|
|Died||12 May 1894
|Spouse||Duke Georg August of Mecklenburg-Strelitz|
Duke Georg Alexander
Duke Charles Michael, Hereditary Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Strelitz
|Father||Grand Duke Michael Pavlovich of Russia|
|Mother||Princess Charlotte of Württemberg|
Grand Duchess Catherine Mikhailovna of Russia (Ekaterina Mikhailovna Romanova), (Russian: Екатерина Михайловна) (28 August 1827 – 12 May 1894), was the third of five daughters of Grand Duke Michael Pavlovich of Russia, youngest son of Tsar Paul I, and Princess Charlotte of Württemberg.
She was born in St. Petersburg. She had two elder sisters, Grand Duchess Maria and Grand Duchess Yelizaveta, called "Lili". Two more sisters were born after her, Alexandra and Anna, who both died young.
Marriage and issue
On 16 February 1851 in St. Petersburg, Catherine married Duke Georg August of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (1824–76), second son of Georg, Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (1779–1860) and Princess Marie of Hesse-Kassel (1796–1880). They had four children:
|Duke Nikolaus||11 July 1854||11 July 1854|
|Duchess Helene||16 January 1857||28 August 1936||married Prince Albert of Saxe-Altenburg; no issue|
|Duke Georg Alexander||6 June 1859||5 December 1909||married (morganatically) Natalia Vanljarskaya. Father of Duke Georg of Mecklenburg, Count of Carlow and great-grandfather of Duke Georg Borwin of Mecklenburg, current head of the House of Mecklenburg-Strelitz.|
|Duke Karl Michael||17 June 1863||6 December 1934||renounced his succession rights in 1918|
She died in St. Petersburg, aged 66.
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