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Catherine Yurievskaya

Russian princess

Died when: 81 years 104 days (975 months)
Star Sign: Virgo

 

Catherine Yurievskaya

Princess Catherine Alexandrovna Yurievskaya (Russian: Екатерина Александровна Юрьевская, Ekaterina Aleksandrovna Yurievskaya; 9 September 1878 – 22 December 1959) was the natural daughter of Alexander II of Russia by his mistress (later his wife), Princess Catherine Dolgorukova.

In 1880, she was legitimated by her parents' morganatic marriage.In her own family, she was known as Katia.After her father's assassination in 1881, her mother brought her up in France.

She was married there in 1901, having two sons, but was widowed in 1910.Her second marriage came during the First World War in Russia, and she suffered hardships during the ensuing Russian Civil War.

In the 1920s, she became a professional singer.In 1932, she moved to the UK where she settled on Hayling Island in Hampshire, where she died in 1959.

Title and Styles September 9, 1878 - December 22, 1959 Her Serene Highness Princess Catherine Alexandrovna Yurievskaya


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