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  1. Duke Constantine Petrovich of Oldenburg died of cancer at Nice, France, on 18 March 1906. Sources disagree on the place of his burial. He is reported either to have been buried in Nice, or to have been buried near his father's grave in the Coastal Monastery of St. Sergius , traditional burial ground of the Russian Dukes of Oldenburg and Leuchtenberg.

  2. 5 de nov. de 2020 · Genealogy profile for Duke Konstantin Petrovich of Oldenburg Konstantin Friedrich Peter von Oldenburg (Holstein-Gottorp, Oldenburg), Herzog (1850 - 1906) - Genealogy Genealogy for Konstantin Friedrich Peter von Oldenburg (Holstein-Gottorp, Oldenburg), Herzog (1850 - 1906) family tree on Geni, with over 230 million profiles of ancestors and living relatives.

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    • Early Life
    • Brothers and Sisters
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    • Professional and Business Career
    • Palaces in Petersburg and Tiflis
    • Controversial Wedding of Daughter
    • Connection to Assassination Plots

    As the seventh-born child in his family, Duke Constantine Petrovich was a junior member of a cadet branch of the House of Holstein-Gottorp, a small ducal house based on Germany's border with Denmark. During the 18th Century, the Dukes of Holstein-Gottorp gained influence through a carefully planned series of marital alliances with the royal houses ...

    By the time that Constantine Petrovich was born in 1850, the Russian branch of the Oldenburg family was thriving. Constantine's father, Duke Peter Georgievich, had won respect serving as a Colonel in the Tsar's Semenovsky Life Guards Regiment in the 1820s, had become a Russian senator in 1834, had founded the Imperial School of Jurisprudence in 183...

    The duke had 7 sisters and brothers. His sister Alexandra married into the House of Romanov while two other siblings married into the Beauharnais House of Leuchtenberg, who were considered part of the Imperial family. 1. Duchess Alexandra Petrovna of Oldenburg (2 June 1838, St. Petersburg – 13 April 1900 Kiev, Ukraine); m. 1856 to Grand Duke Nichol...

    From 1869 to his death in 1906, Duke Constantine Petrovich of Oldenburg was registered in the Life Guard's Preobrazhensky Regiment. During the Russo-Turkish War of 1877-78, the Preobrazhensky regiment distinguished itself in battle. Constantine Petrovich served as an adjutant stationed on the Caucasian Front in Georgia as part of the Russian Caucas...

    At the end of the war, between 1881 and 1887, Constantine Petrovich commanded the 1st Cavalry Regiment of the Hopersky Kuban Cossacks, stationed near Kutaisi, a town in the Georgian province of Imeretia, just north of the battlefield at Kars. He most likely remained under the command of Grand Duke Michael Nikolaevich, who, as Governor General of th...

    On 20 October 1882, Constantine entered into a morganatic marriage with a titleless Georgian noblewoman Agrippina Japaridze, described by one source as wealthy and an "exceedingly lovely girl". Grand Duke Peter II, head of the House of Oldenburg, created her Countess von Zarnekauon the day of their wedding, with the same title passing to their chil...

    After their marriage in 1882, the couple lived on the Japaridze family estate in Kutaisi. An able manager, Constantine Petrovich helped Agrippina to build her lands into productive vineyards and a winery. He established himself as a person interested in helping the region to develop its agriculture, especially the study of balneology and viticultur...

    In November 1894, Tsar Alexander III became ill with nephritis and died. When Tsar Nicholas II acceded to the throne, he allowed Duke Constantine Petrovich and his family to return to St. Petersburg. Duke Constantine took a house at 36 Tavritcheskaia, next door to the building that later became the Tavricheskaya Art School in 1919. His eldest son, ...

    Constantine Petrovich did not improve matters in the year 1900, when he celebrated the wedding of his 17-year-old daughter, Countess Alexandra von Zarnekau, to the Tsar's half-uncle, Prince George Alexandrovich Yuryevsky at Nice, France. Prince George "Gogo" Yurievsky was the son of Tsar Alexander II and his secret mistress, Catherine Dolgorukov, t...

    In 1885, Baron Arthur von Mohrenheim, head of the Russian Okhrana (secret police) in Paris, reported to his replacement, Pyotr Rachkovsky, that the widowed Princess Yurievskaya had been using her money to finance a group of Russian nihilists who were attempting to kill Tsar Alexander III and his family. Rachkovsky dismissed the rumor as absurd. How...

  3. Duke Peter was born on 26 August 1812 in Yaroslavl, Russia. His father, Duke George, who was only the second son of the reigning Duke of Oldenburg, had no prospects of inherited his father's state or fortune of his own and was living in Russia since his marriage in 1809 to Grand Duchess Catherine Pavlovna of Russia.

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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 at the Winter Palace, 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 en...

    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...

    From 1901 Duke Alexander began building a luxury health resort at Gagra, Abkhazia. It is thought that a boundary change in 1904 which moved Gagra into Russia was due to the resort.The border was switched back in 1917. In 1902, a mob of peasants burned Alexander's southern Russian estate of Ramon Palace, which had been a gift from Eugenia's uncle Em...

  4. Duke Constantine Petrovich served as a commander of cavalry during the Russo-Turkish War of 1877 to 1878. He was stripped of his rank and titles and exiled in 1903 for his role in the Nakachidze Affair. He died 18 March 1906 at Nice, France. Childhood. From Wikipedia: "Little has been written about the early life of Duke Constantine Petrovich.

  5. Duke Constantine Petrovich of Oldenburg in art ‎ (3 F) Media in category "Duke Constantine Petrovich of Oldenburg" The following 4 files are in this category, out of 4 total. Duke Constantine Petrovich of Oldenburg (1850-1906).jpg 1,491 × 2,000; 1.33 MB Duke Constantine Petrovich of Oldenburg in 1890.jpg 837 × 1,200; 267 KB