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Forum: The Imperial Family of Russia 09-09-2012, 10:47 PM
Replies: 162
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Posted By Vasillisos Markos
My dear Tuna, I think Alexander's children...

My dear Tuna,

I think Alexander's children (wth the exception of Michael and Olga, the two youngest) were scared of their father's bluster but from all accounts, I think he very much enjoyed his...
Forum: The Imperial Family of Russia 05-16-2012, 10:12 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 50,645
Posted By Vasillisos Markos
Thank you to all who corrected me. It was the...

Thank you to all who corrected me. It was the Danish King who was upset with the electricity bill and tried to get his aunt, the Dowager Empress Marie, to turn off as many lights as possible. I ran...
Forum: The Imperial Family of Russia 04-08-2012, 10:53 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 50,645
Posted By Vasillisos Markos
My dear NGalitzine, Thank you for the...

My dear NGalitzine,

Thank you for the response. Could it be possible that both Kings had a similar encounter with Marie? I cannot locate my rather worn copy of Nicholas and Alexandra but I...
Forum: The Imperial Family of Russia 04-05-2012, 10:27 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 50,645
Posted By Vasillisos Markos
My dear NGalitzine, Was it the King of...

My dear NGalitzine,

Was it the King of Denmark who also complained about Marie's use of electricity? I thought Massie wrote in the epilogue to Nicholas and Alexandra that George V sent an...
Forum: The Imperial Family of Russia 04-04-2012, 11:00 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 50,645
Posted By Vasillisos Markos
My dear Cory, Thank you very much for...

My dear Cory,

Thank you very much for posting the link. :flowers: I smiled to myself when I read that Marie's nephew, the King of Denmark, was displeased when she found refuge in the royal...
Forum: The Imperial Family of Russia 08-18-2010, 09:21 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 50,645
Posted By Vasillisos Markos
She must have been a remarkable woman. I...

She must have been a remarkable woman. I wondered what made Minnie admire the Finns so much? Maybe they reminded her of the Danes or perhaps she sympathized because of coming from a relatively...
Forum: The Imperial Family of Russia 08-18-2010, 03:49 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 50,645
Posted By Vasillisos Markos
Wasn't Empress Marie also a fan of the Finns? I...

Wasn't Empress Marie also a fan of the Finns? I believe I read that she took a position opposite many of her government, including her husband and son, and tried to recall unpopular...
Forum: The Imperial Family of Russia 06-27-2010, 08:25 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 50,645
Posted By Vasillisos Markos
The hatred of the Germans, as far as Minnie was...

The hatred of the Germans, as far as Minnie was concerned, stemmed from a boundary dispute between Denmark and Prussia, Schleswig-Holstein, which Denmark lost. Queen Alexandra of Great Britain was...
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