Marfa Alekseyevna of Russia

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Marfa Alekseyevna
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Tsarevna Marfa Alekseyevna of Russia
Born (1652-08-26)26 August 1652
Died 19 June 1707(1707-06-19) (aged 54)
Full name
Russian: Марфа Алексеевна
House Romanov
Father Alexis of Russia
Mother Maria Miloslavskaya

Tsarevna Marfa Alekseyevna of Russia (Russian: Марфа Алексеевна; 26 August 1652 – 19 June 1707) was a Russian princess, daughter of Tsar Alexis of Russia and Maria Miloslavskaya, sister of Tsar Feodor III of Russia and Tsar Ivan V of Russia and half-sister of Tsar Peter the Great. She participated in the rebellion of her sister Sophia against Tsar Peter in 1698, and was therefore imprisoned in a convent. She is an orthodox saint.

References[edit]

  • Стромилов Н. С. Царевна Марфа, сестра Петра Великого: Историческая биография // Владимирские Губернские ведомости. Часть неофициальная. № 3. 1883. С. 1.