Alexey( The prince, the eldest son of Peter I)
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(1690-1718) - Prince, eldest son of Peter I and Evdokia Lopukhina. After the break Peter with his wife and her cloistered relationship with his father Alexis razladilis. He is hostile to reform, and Peter. As heir to the throne, his father served various assignments during the Northern War. The immediate environment of Prince (A. V. Kikin EF. Dubrovsky and others) supported it antipetrovskie mood. In 1711, Mr.. married Princess Sophia Charlotte of Brunswick-Lц?neburg.
From this marriage a daughter Natalia and son Peter (the future Emperor Peter II). Refusing to become a close associate of the tsar-reformer, Alexei was almost deprived of the status of heir to the throne. Fearing persecution of his father, he in 1716, Mr.. secretly traveled to Austria under the protection of Emperor Charles VI. Directed followed by P. A. Tolstoy was able to convince Alexis to return to Russia, where he was immediately arrested and imprisoned in the Peter and Paul Fortress. Confessed intention to abandon a reformist course after coming to power, Alex was sentenced to death. According to some reports, strangled in the Peter and Paul Fortress, according to other sources, has died after sentencing.