Maria von Hessen und bei Rhein was born 8 August 1824 in Darmstadt, Hesse, Germany to August von Senarclens de Grancy (1794-1871) and Wilhelmine von Baden (1788-1836) and died 22 May 1880 in Saint Petersburg, Russia of unspecified causes. She married Alexander II of Russia (1818-1881) 28 April 1841 in Saint Petersburg, Russia. Notable ancestors include Johan Willem Friso van Nassau-Dietz (1687-1711), Henry II of England (1133-1189), William I of England (1027-1087), Charlemagne (747-814), Hugh Capet (c940-996), Alfred the Great (849-899), Gustav I of Sweden (1496-1560), Willem van Oranje (1533-1584), Rurik (c832-879), Robert I of Scotland (1274-1329). Ancestors are from Germany, the Netherlands, Latvia, France, the United Kingdom, Russia, Denmark, the Czech Republic, Spain, Hungary, Belgium, Sweden, Belarus, Ukraine, Poland, Austria, Lithuania, Bohemia, Portugal, Switzerland, Italy, Slovakia, Slovenia, Scotland, England, Turkey.


Offspring of Alexander II of Russia and Maria von Hessen und bei Rhein (1824-1880)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Alexandra of Russia (1842-1849)
Nicholas of Russia (1843-1865)
Alexander III of Russia (1845-1894) 10 March 1845 Saint Petersburg, Russia 1 November 1894 Livadiya, Russia Dagmar of Denmark (1847-1928)

Vladimir of Russia (1847-1909) 22 April 1847 Saint Petersburg 17 February 1909 Saint Petersburg Marie von Mecklenburg-Schwerin (1854-1920)

Alexei of Russia (1850-1908)
Marie of Russia (1853-1920) 17 October 1853 Tsarskoye Selo, Russia 24 October 1920 Zürich, Switzerland Alfred von Sachsen-Coburg und Gotha (1844-1900)

Sergei of Russia (1857-1905) 11 May 1857 Catherine Palace, Tsarskoye Selo, Russia 17 February 1905 Moscow, Russia Elisabeth von Hessen und bei Rhein (1864-1918)

Paul of Russia (1860-1919) 21 September 1860 Tsarskoye Selo, Russia 30 January 1919 Saint Petersburg, Russia Alexandra of Greece and Denmark (1870-1891)
Olga Valerianovna Karnovich (1865-1929)

Common ancestors of Maria von Hessen und bei Rhein (1824-1880) and Alexander II of Russia (1818-1881)

  1. Charlotte von Hanau-Lichtenberg (1700-1726)
  2. Christian III. von Pfalz-Zweibrücken-Birkenfeld (1674-1735)
  3. Henriette Karoline von Pfalz-Zweibrücken (1721-1774)
  4. Karoline von Nassau-Saarbrücken (1704-1774)
  5. Ludwig IX. von Hessen-Darmstadt (1719-1790)
  6. Ludwig VIII. von Hessen-Darmstadt (1691-1768)

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