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Anna Petrovna

( tsesarevna and Duchess of Holstein)

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daughter of Peter the Great and Catherine I, was born January 27, 1708, died March 4, 1728. A. The future husband, the Duke of Holstein-Gottorp, Friedrich-Karl, came to Russia in 1721, hoping with the help of Peter the Great returned from Denmark, Schleswig, and again to get right to the Swedish throne. Nystadt world (1721) deceived the expectations of the Duke, as Russia has pledged not to interfere in the internal affairs of Sweden, but the Duke was a hope to marry the daughter of the Emperor, Princes A. November 22, 1724 signed a long wished for the Duke of marriage contract, which, among other things, A. and the Duke refused for themselves and their descendants from all rights and claims to the crown of Russia empire, but Peter has provided his discretion to call for the succession of the crown and empire Vserossiiskoi one born of this marriage of princes, . and the Duke undertook to fulfill the will of the emperor without them,
. In January 1725 Peter dangerously ill, and shortly before his death began to write: "give up everything ...", then he could not continue, and sent for AA to dictate her his last will, but when tsesarevna was, the emperor had lost his tongue. There is news that Peter is very fond of AA, wanted her to pass on the throne. Marriage of the Duke of A. It is done already during the reign of Catherine I, May 21, 1725, at Trinity Church on the Petersburg side. Soon the Duke was made a member of the newly established Supreme Privy Council and in general began to use a large value. The situation changed after the death of the Duke Catherine (1727), when power passed entirely into the hands of Menshikov, Peter II, intending to marry his daughter. Menshikov quarreled with the Duke of Holstein, and prevailed upon the Duke of A. 25 July 1727 had gone to Holstein. Here A. died March 4, 1728, barely twenty years of age, was delivered of a son, Carl-Peter-Ulrich (later Emperor Peter III). Prev in death A. expressed a desire to be buried in Russia, near the graves of her father in the Peter and Paul Cathedral, which was executed on November 12 that year. According to contemporaries, A. very much like a person at his father, was intelligent and beautiful, very educated and spoke perfect French, German, Italian and Swedish. We also know that A. very fond of children and different attachment to his nephew Peter Alekseevich, who remained in the shadows in the reign of Catherine I. - See. "Russian Biographical Dictionary", t. II.


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