25 Chapters of My Life: Memoirs of Grand Duchess Olga by Olga Alexandranova,Paul Kulikovsky,Karen Roth-Nicholls,Sue

By Olga Alexandranova,Paul Kulikovsky,Karen Roth-Nicholls,Sue Woolma

The Grand Duchess Olga wrote her memoirs as a private account of the ultimate years of Imperial Russia. The youngest daughter of Alexander III and sister of Nicholas II, Olga used to be cited in a cheerful and loving atmosphere, the place the wealth and majesty of the Russian courtroom appeared eternally guaranteed. With an artist's eye for element, she files her existence opposed to the historical past of the old occasions, which shook the area. Her marriage to Prince Peter of Oldenburg failed, and he or she observed before everything hand the horror and discomfort whereas nursing in a box clinic throughout the nice battle. on the onset of the Revolution in 1917, Olga and her new husband Nicholas Kulikovsky moved first to The Crimea and in early 1919 to the Caucasus, which used to be lower than White Russian keep an eye on. whilst the pink military moved in, Nicholas and Olga, with their kids, controlled to flee to Denmark, and her mother's domestic. After the top of WWII the family members emigrated to Canada to prevent the risks posed via Soviet profession of Danish territory. They settled in Toronto and Olga died there in 1960, the final Grand Duchess of the Imperial relations. Grand Duchess Olga's account is all of the extra poignant for her matter-of-fact narrative, which fails to conceal her deep humanity in the direction of these much less lucky than herself. Containing many letters and images this is often the 1st time her own account has been totally released in English

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