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Memory of Grand Duchess Elizaveta Feodorovna to be eternalized in Germany

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Memory of Grand Duchess Elizaveta Feodorovna to be eternalized in Germany


07.10.2018


Memorial plaque in memory of the Grand Duchess Elizaveta Feodorovna, the sister of the empress Alexandra Feodorovna, to be installed in her native city Darmstadt. Inauguration of memorial plaque will take place on November, 1, Russkoye Pole informs.

The plaque to be installed on the wall of ex-palace of Prince Carl where the Grand Duchess was born. Negotiations between Russian and Germany on launching the memorial board have been in process with Darmstadt mayor's office for more than half of year. 

Russian ambassador in Germany Sergey Nechayev, The Lord Mayor of Darmstadt Jochen Partsch ROC representatives, researchers and museum workers from both countries are going to be present at the event. 

Grand Duchess Elizabeth Feodorovna of Russia was a German princess of the House of Hesse-Darmstadt, and the wife of Grand Duke Sergei Alexandrovich of Russia, the brother of Prince Alexander the Third. Her young sister Alice married Nikolay the Second. Elizabeth Feodorovna was engaged in philanthropic activities, founded in Moscow Martha-Mary charitable monastery. She was killed by Bolsheviks in July, 1918. In 1992 she was  was canonized by the Russian Orthodox Church. 

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