Alexandra will describe her childhood, her life in Russia, the birth of her children, the tragedy of her son’s illness as well as the downfall of the Romanov Dynasty.
The Romanov family was the last imperial dynasty to rule Russia. They first came to power in 1613, and over the next three centuries, 18 Romanovs took the Russian throne, including Peter the Great, Catherine the Great, Alexander I and Nicholas II. During the Russian Revolution of 1917, Bolshevik revolutionaries toppled the monarchy, ending the Romanov dynasty.
Czar Nicholas II , his wife, Alexandra and their young children were later executed by Bolshevik troops, on July 17th , 1918. 2018, marks the hundredth anniversary of the 1918 massacre of the Imperial Romanov family.