Today in History - February 16th. 1786 - Grand Duchess Maria Pavlovna of Russia

Grand Duchess Maria Pavlovna of Russia was born on February 16th. 1786 in
Saint Petersburg.


Maria Pavlovna of Russia
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Her parents were Tsar Paul I of Russia and Maria Feodorovna.
She was the sister of Tsar Alexander I of Russia and
Anna Pavlovna (later Queen Consort of The Netherlands).

In 1804, Maria Pavlovna of Russia married Charles Frederick, Hereditary 
Grand Duke of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach.

In Weimar (Germany) she was a patron of art and sciences.

Maria Pavlovna of Russia died on June 23rd. 1859.