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19/05/2021

Tzar Nikolai II and his family

... and my great grandmother Elisabeth Vogt

An English documentary in two parts about the family of the last Tzar Nikolai II and his family:
1st: The Romanov Four Sisters: Before the Storm
2nd: The Romanov Four Sisters: The Tragic End

and

Olga Alexandrovna, sister of the Tzar, the last of the Romanovs

Reading suggestion: Michael von Griechenland: Nikolaus und Alexandra. Die letzte Zarenfamilie - ganz privat. München 1992 (wonderful photo material!)

The family of the last Tzar is very interesting for me, because my great grandmother Elisabeth Vogt worked as a "Bonne" (= a nanny and teacher) for some years in this royal household (figs. 1-3).

Fig. 1: My great grandmother Elisabeth Vogt with her husband, Mr. Quast
Fig. 2: My great grandmother Elisabeth Vogt (in the middle) between the Grand Duchess Olga (on the left) and the Tzarina Alexandra (on the right)
Fig. 3: My great grandmother Elisabeth Vogt (the second person on the left) with the family of the Tzar Nikolai II and other men and women working for this royal household
Neu: Wer ist Mona Lisa?
Buchcover: Wer ist Mona Lisa?

Wer ist Mona Lisa? – Identifizierung einer Unbekannten mit Hilfe historischer Quellen

als Buch bei amazon.de: 172 Seiten, mit Stammtafeln und 136 Bildern (130 Bilder in Farbe), Independently published, 1. Auflage, ISBN 978-1-9831-3666-5, € 29,31

Neu: Bianca Maria Visconti
Buchcover: Bianca Maria Visconti

Die Frauen der Sforza I: Bianca Maria Visconti – Die Stammmutter der Sforza

nur als Buch (Farbband) bei amazon.de: 294 Seiten, mit Stammtafeln und 243 Bildern, Independently published, 1. Auflage 2020, ISBN 978-1-6515-0580-9, € 43,90