Grand Duke Nicholas Nikolaevich of Russia (1856-1929)

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Do not confuse with his father, en:Grand Duke Nicholas Nikolaevich of Russia (1831-1891).

Grand Duke Nikolai (Nicholas) Nikolaevich Romanov (Russian language: Николай Николаевич Романов (младший - the younger)) (6 November, 1856 - 5 January, 1929) was a Russian general in World War I. A grandson of Nicholas I of Russia, he was commander in chief of the Russian armies on the main front in the first year of the war, and was later a successful commander in the Caucasus. Nicholas married 1907, Princess Anastasia of Montenegro, the daughter of King Nicholas of Montenegro. Their marriage was a happy one, but they had no children.

Family and ancestry[edit]

Nicholas Nikolaevich's ancestors in three generations
Nicholas Nikolaevich of Russia Father:
Nicholas Nikolaevich of Russia
Paternal Grandfather:
Nicholas I of Russia
Paternal Great-grandfather:
Paul I of Russia
Paternal Great-grandmother:
Sophie Dorothea of Württemberg
Paternal Grandmother:
Charlotte of Prussia
Paternal Great-grandfather:
Frederick William III of Prussia
Paternal Great-grandmother:
Louise of Mecklenburg-Strelitz
Mother:
Alexandra of Oldenburg
Maternal Grandfather:
Duke Peter of Oldenburg
Maternal Great-grandfather:
Georg Peter Friedrich of Oldemburg
Maternal Great-grandmother:
Catherine Pavlovna of Russia
Maternal Grandmother:
Therese of Nassau-Weilburg
Maternal Great-grandfather:
Wilhelm, Duke of Nassau
Maternal Great-grandmother:
Charlotte Louise of Saxe-Altenburg

his men.