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Princess Cecilie
Grand Duchess Olga Feodorovna of Russia
Olga Feodorovna painted by Franz Xaver Winterhalter. The original portrait might have been destroyed during WWII.
Spouse Grand Duke Michael Nikolaevich
Issue
Grand Duke Nicholas Mikhailovich
Grand Duchess Anastasia Mikhailovna
Grand Duke Michael Mikhailovich
Grand Duke George Mikhailovich
Grand Duke Alexander Mikhailovich
Grand Duke Sergei Mikhailovich
Grand Duke Alexei Mikhailovich
House House of Holstein-Gottorp-Romanov
House of Zähringen
Father Leopold I, Grand Duke of Baden
Mother Sophie of Sweden
Born 30 September 1839(1839-09-30)
Karlsruhe
Died 12 April 1891 (aged 51)
Kharkov, Russia

Grand Duchess Olga Feodorovna of Russia (Karlsruhe, 20 September 1839 ‚Äď Kharkov, Russian Empire 12 April 1891), was the wife of Grand Duke Mikhail Nikolaievich of Russia, the youngest son of Tsar Nicholas I of Russia. She was born as Cecilie Auguste, Princess and Margravine of Baden, the youngest daughter of Grand Duke Leopold of Baden and Sophie Wilhelmine of Sweden. Cecilie took the name Olga Feodorovna following her conversion to the Orthodox faith.

She married Mikhail in 28 August 1857 at the Chapel of the Winter Palace in St. Petersburg. Together they had 7 children:

  1. Grand Duke Nicholas Mikhailovich of Russia (1859 ‚Äď 1919)
  2. Grand Duchess Anastasia Mikhailovna of Russia (1860 ‚Äď 1922)
  3. Grand Duke Michael Mikhailovich of Russia (1861 ‚Äď 1929)
  4. Grand Duke George Mikhailovich of Russia (1863 ‚Äď 1919)
  5. Grand Duke Alexander Mikhailovich (Sandro) (1866 ‚Äď 1933)
  6. Grand Duke Sergei Mikhailovich of Russia (1869 ‚Äď 1918)
  7. Grand Duke Alexei Mikhailovich of Russia (1875 ‚Äď 1895)
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