Maria Buynosova-Rostovskaya

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Maria Buynosova-Rostovskaya
Maria Petrovna Shuyskaya's crucifix (17 c., GTG) by shakko.jpg
Tsaritsa of All Russia
Tenure 1608–1610
Born 1590s/c. 1586
Died 2 January 1626
Novodevichy Convent
Burial Archangel Cathedral, Kremlin; prev. Novodevichy Convent
Spouse Vasili IV of Russia

Tsarevna Anna Vasilievna

Tsarevna Anastasia Vasilievna
Father Peter Buynosov-Rostovskay
Mother Maria Ivanovna
Religion Eastern Orthodox

Maria Petrovna Buynosova-Rostovskaya (Буйносова-Ростовская, Мария Петровна in Russian) (born as Catherine - died 2 January 1626) was the second spouse and only empress consort of Tsar Vasili IV of Russia. She was the daughter of prince Peter Buynosov-Rostovskay. The marriage took place in 17 January 1608. In 1610, Vasili was deposed. After the deposition of her consort, Maria was forced to enter a convent. As a nun, she took the name Elena.


  1. Tsarevna Anna Vasilievna
  2. Tsarevna Anastasia Vasilievna


Russian royalty
Title last held by
Marina Mniszech
Tsaritsa consort of Russia
Title next held by
Maria Dolgorukova