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  1. Duke Alexander Frederick Constantin of Oldenburg (German: Herzog Alexander Friedrich Konstantin von Oldenburg; Russian: Алекса́ндр Петро́вич Ольденбу́ргский, Alexander Petrovich Oldenburgsky; 2 June [O.S. 21 May] 1844 – 6 September 1932) was the second son of Duke Peter of Oldenburg and his wife, Princess Therese of Nassau-Weilburg.

  2. Duke Alexander Petrovich of Oldenburg. Mother. Princess Eugenia Maximilianovna of Leuchtenberg. Duke Peter Alexandrovich of Oldenburg (21 November 1868 – 11 March 1924) was the first husband of Grand Duchess Olga Alexandrovna of Russia, the youngest sister of Tsar Nicholas II .

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    • Candidate For Bulgarian Throne
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    Alexander's grandfather had married Grand Duchess Catherine Pavlovna, daughter of Paul I of Russia, and their descendants had been raised in Russia ever since and become completely "Russianized". Thus despite his German title, Duke Alexander, like his father before him, had grown up entirely in Russia, serving his military service for the czars.He ...

    On 19 January 1868, Alexander married Princess Eugenia Maximilianovna of Leuchtenberg, a daughter of Maximilian de Beauharnais, 3rd Duke of Leuchtenberg. Like his own family, Eugenia was also an offshoot of the Imperial family, as her mother was Grand Duchess Maria Nikolaevna, eldest daughter of Nicholas I of Russia. She was entitled to the rank Im...

    Like his two brothers, Alexander served in the Russian army. He held the position of Adjutant-General to Emperor Alexander III. He was also the commanding general of the Imperial Guard.Alexander served on the State Council In 1889, Alexander resigned the office of commanding general of the Imperial Guard, because of the increasingly anti-German ton...

    After Alexander, Prince of Bulgaria abdicated on 7 September 1886, various replacement candidates were proposed by the great European powers, particularly by the governments of Russia and Germany. Because of his Russian background, Alexander was recommended at his government's suggestion for the Bulgarian crown. Not only was he married to a Russian...

    Like his father before him, Alexander was well-educated and clever, and concentrated much of his time and energy to philanthropic works throughout Russia. He was president of several schools as well as the St. Petersburg-based Institute of Experimental Medicine. Alexander and Eugenia founded the Oldenburg Institute at Petrograd, where more than two...

    In 1902, a mob of peasants burned Alexander's southern Russian estate of Ramon, which had been a gift from Eugenia's uncle Emperor Alexander II upon the couple's marriage. Acting out of labor unrest and what was incorrectly perceived as a fake pronouncement that the Emperor would take back land given to peasants, a mob of angry people traveled thro...

    Titles and styles

    1. 2 June 1844 – 6 September 1932 His Imperial HighnessDuke Alexander Petrovich of Oldenburg

    Honours

    1. Order of St. Anna; 3rd class (30 August 1866), 1st class (7/1/1868) 2. Order of St. Andrew(1 July 1868) 3. Order of St. Alexander Nevsky(1 July 1868) 4. Order of the White Eagle(1 July 1868) 5. Order of St. Stanislaus, 1st class (7/1/1868) 6. Order of St. Vladimir3rd class (30 August 1870), 2nd class with swords (in contrast against the Turks under Filippolem 3-05.01.1878 city (4/8/1878)), 1st class (6/5/1900) 7. Order of St. George4th class ("For courage and bravery, rendered in multi-tem...

  3. Duke Alexander Petrovich of Oldenburg Born (1844-06-02)2 June 1844 St. Petersburg, Russian Empire Died 6 September 1932(1932-09-06)(aged 88) Biarritz, France Burial Cimetière du Sabaou, Biarritz, France[1] Spouse Princess Eugenia Maximilianovna of Leuchtenberg Issue Duke Peter Alexandrovich of Oldenburg Full name Alexander Friedrich Konstantin

  4. Duke Alexander Petrovich of Oldenburg Birth 2 Jun 1844 Saint Petersburg, Saint Petersburg Federal City, Russia Death 6 Sep 1932 (aged 88) Biarritz, Departement des Pyrénées-Atlantiques, Aquitaine, France Burial Du Sabaou Cemetery Biarritz, Departement des Pyrénées-Atlantiques, Aquitaine, France Memorial ID 203341340 · View Source Suggest Edits

  5. Duke Alexander Friedrich Konstantin of Oldenburg served as Adjutant general to Alexander III of Russia, and also as commanding general of the Imperial Guard. Alexander was the Russian candidate submitted to succeed Alexander, Prince of Bulgaria, though this nomination failed to gain the support of the other great European powers.

  6. Duke Alexander Petrovich of Oldenburg (2 June 1844, St Petersburg, – 6 September 1932, Biarritz, France). Heir of the Russian Oldenburgs. He was once a candidate to the Bulgarian throne. He married in 1868 to Princess Eugenia Maximilianovna of Leuchtenberg.