Prince Paul I of Russia Князь Павел I России; Born: Karl Vladimir Ernst Heinrich 2 January 1928 Leiningen, Weimar Republic: Died: 28 September 1990 Orenburg, Russian Empire: Burial place: Saint Petersburg, Russia: Nationality: Weimar Republic Fascist Germany Russian Empire: Other names: Russian Andrew Carnegie: Net worth: $5.3 billion: Religion
Grand Duke Paul Alexandrovich of Russia was the sixth son and youngest child of Emperor Alexander II of Russia by his first wife, Empress Maria Alexandrovna. He was a brother of Emperor Alexander III and uncle of Nicholas II, Russia's last monarch. He entered the Russian Army, was a general in the Cavalry and adjutant general to his brother Emperor Alexander III, and a Knight of the Order of St. Andrew. In 1889, he married Princess Alexandra of Greece, his paternal first cousin ...
Prince Paul of Yugoslavia was the only son of Prince Arsen of Serbia, younger brother of King Peter I, and of Princess and Countess Aurora Pavlovna Demidova, a granddaughter on one side of the Finnish philanthropist Aurora Karamzin and her Russian husband Prince and Count Pavel Nikolaievich Demidov and on the other of the Russian Prince Peter Troubetzkoy and his wife Elisabeth Esperovna, by birth a Princess Belosselsky-Belozersky.
Empress Elizabeth died in 1762, when Paul was 8 years old, and he became crown prince with the accession of his father to the throne as Peter III. However, within a matter of months, Paul's mother engineered a coup and not only deposed her husband but, for a long time, was believed to have had him killed by her supporters.
Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Prince Paul of Yugoslavia has received more than 517,613 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia . Prince Paul of Yugoslavia is the 3,239th most popular politician (up from 3,527th in 2019) , the 316th most popular biography from Russia (up from 342nd in 2019) and the 96th most popular Russian Politician .
Prince Paul of Russia (1754–1801) Vigilius Erichsen (1722–1783) (after) Glasgow Museums Resource Centre (GMRC) Photo credit: Glasgow Museums Send information to Art Detective Glasgow Museums Resource Centre (GMRC) Read more on NICE paintings Medium oil on canvas Measurements H 59.7 x W 46.8 cm Accession number 425