Grand Duchess Natalya Alexeyevna of Russia (1714–1728)

Natalya Alexeyevna and Peter II in 1722

Natalya Alexeyevna of Russia (Russian: Наталья Алексеевна; 21 July 1714 – 22 November 1728) was a Russian Grand Duchess.

She was the daughter of Alexei Petrovich, Tsarevich of Russia and Charlotte Christine of Brunswick-Lüneburg, grandchild of Peter the Great and the sibling of Tsar Peter II. She was born in Saint Petersburg. She and her brother were moved to the Russian court in 1719. Her brother became monarch in 1727. She was heir to the throne after Elizabeth and Anna. She became a center of attention, and Menshikov wished to have her marry his son. She was described as intelligent and kind and was considered as a good influence on her brother, who was close to her. She died in Moscow.


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