Putyatin (family)

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Rasputin with prince M. Putyatin, since 1911 Head of the Palace Board and colonel D. Loman on the rightside, photo by Karl Bulla, 1907 or 1908

Putyatin (Russian: Путятин), also romanized Poutiatine, Putjatin, Putiatin, is a Rurikid family with princely and noble lines. They branched from the dukes of the autonomous principality of Drutsk, sometime in mid-15th century.

Notable figures of the princely family[edit]

  • Prince Nikolai Putyatin, Russian philanthropist and philosopher.
  • Duke Mikiitta Iivananpoika Putjatin settled after mid-15th century to the service of Moscow and received estates from Ivan III
  • Duke Taavetti Mikiitanpoika Putjatin held in the beginning of the 16th century a remarkable bunch of landed estates in Karelia of Käkisalmi in eastern Finland. He is ancestor of all the presently living members of the princely family of Putjatin. The taxation register of Vatja from the year 1500 lists several of his holdings.
  • Duke Sergei Putjatin, the second husband of Grand Duchess Maria Pavlovna the younger (1890–1958)

Members of other (non-princely) Putiatin families[edit]

  • Yevfimy Putyatin, Russian admiral. He was not a member of the princely family which were Rurikids, instead the admiral came from another family with the same surname