Tsarevna Praskovya Ivanovna of Russia

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Praskovya Ivanovna
Praskovia Ioannovna by I.Nikitin (1714, Russian museum).jpg
Portrait of Praskovya Ivanovna by Ivan Nikitich Nikitin
Born (1694-09-24)24 September 1694
Moscow
Died 8 October 1731(1731-10-08) (aged 37)
Saint Petersburg
Burial Peter and Paul Cathedral
Spouse Ivan Ilich Dmitriev-Mamonov
Full name
Praskovya Ioannovna
House Romanov
Father Ivan V of Russia
Mother Praskovia Saltykova
Religion Russian Orthodoxy

Praskovya Ivanovna (1694–1731) was a Russian tsarevna, daughter of Tsar Ivan V of Russia and Praskovia Saltykova. She was the niece of Tsar Peter the Great and the sister of Empress Anna Ivanovna.

Early life[edit]

Praskovya's father died in 1696 and she was raised with her sisters, Catherine and Anna, at the estate awarded to her mother by Tsar Peter, Izmailovo in Moscow. She was tutored in literature and the sciences by German teachers. Praskovya was described by the Spanish ambassador in comparison to her sisters as lacking in intelligence, in addition to being very sickly.[1]

Marriage[edit]

By the consent of her mother, she was married to a Rurikid noble, Ivan Dmitriev-Mamonov. They had one son.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Liriyskiy (1989), p. 248.

References[edit]

  • Liriyskiy, Gertsog (1989). "Zapiski o prebyvanii pri imperatorskom rossiyskom dvore v zvanii posla korolya ispanskogo" [Memoirs of the visit to the Imperial Russian court as ambassador of the King of Spain]. In Limonov, Yu. A. Rossiya XVIII v. glazami inostrantsev [Eighteenth century Russia in the eyes of foreigners] (in Russian). Leningrad: Lenizdat. pp. 189–260. 

Ancestry[edit]