Last tsarina of Russia 1894–1917. She was the former Princess Alix of Hessen and granddaughter of Britain’s Queen Victoria. She married Nicholas II and, from 1907, fell under the spell of Rasputin, a “holy man” brought to the palace to try to cure her son of hemophilia. She was shot with the rest of her family by the Bolsheviks in the Russian Revolution.(1844-1925)
Queen consort of Edward VII of England, whom she married 1863. She was the daughter of Christian IX of Denmark.