Konstantin Nikolayevich, Grand Duke of Russia
|born on||21 September 1827 at 03:30 (= 03:30 AM )|
|Place||St.Petersburg, Russian Federation, 59n56, 30e18|
|Timezone||LMT m30e18 (is local mean time)|
|Astrology data||27°16' 26°17 Asc. 06°13'|
Russian grand duke, the second son of Tsar Nicholas I of Russia.
During the reign of his brother Alexander II, Konstantin was an admiral of the Russian fleet and reformed the Russian Navy. He was also an instrumental figure in the emancipation of the serfs. He was less fortunate as viceroy of Poland and had to be recalled to Russia where he was attacked for his liberalism.
After the assassination of his brother, Alexander II, Konstantin fell from favour. The new tsar, Alexander III, his nephew, opposed Konstantin's liberal ideas and gradually stripped him of all his governmental positions. His retirement was marked with personal turmoil and family setbacks. After suffering a stroke, he spent his last years as an invalid. Konstantin died at Pavlovsk on 25 January 1892.
He was the paternal great-great grandfather of Charles, Prince of Wales, heir apparent to the British throne, since his daughter Olga married George I of Greece, whose son Andrea married Alice Battenberg and begat Philip, Charles' father.
- parent->child relationship with Vyacheslav, Grand Duke of Russia (born 13 July 1862)
- child->parent relationship with Alexandra Feodorovna, Empress of Russia (born 13 July 1798)
- child->parent relationship with Nikolai I, Czar of Russia (born 25 June 1796 Jul.Cal. (6 July 1796 greg.))
- sibling relationship with Alexander II, Czar of Russia (born 17 April 1818 Jul.Cal. (29 Apr 1818 greg.))
- sibling relationship with Alexandra Nikolaevna, Grand Duchess of Russia (born 24 June 1825)
- sibling relationship with Maria Nikolaievna, Grand Duchess of Russia (born 6 August 1819 Jul.Cal. (18 Aug 1819 greg.))
- sibling relationship with Michael Nikolaevich, Grand Duke of Russia (born 25 October 1832)
- sibling relationship with Nikolai Nikolaevich, Grand Duke of Russia (born 8 August 1831)
- sibling relationship with Olga Nikolaevna, Grand Duchess of Russia (born 11 September 1822)
- has other family relationship with Geórgios I, King of Greece (born 24 December 1845). Notes: Father-in-law / son-in-law
- has other family relationship with Karl, King of Württemberg (born 6 March 1823). Notes: Brothers-in-law
- Relationship : Marriage 11 September 1848 (Princess Alexandra of Saxe-Altenburg)
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Sy Scholfield quotes from "Der Wanderer," 9 October 1827, p. 473: "Am 21. September früh nach halb 4 Uhr verkündeten 3o1 Kanonenschüsse von den Wällen der Festung den Bewohnern von St. Petersburg die so eben erfolgte glückliche Entbindung Ihrer Majestät der Kaiserinn von einem Prinzen, welcher den Nahmen Constantin erhalten hat" (translation: On the 21st of September, at three-thirty in the morning, thirty-three cannon shots from the ramparts of the fortress proclaimed to the inhabitants of St. Petersburg, the happy conquest of their Majesty the Empress, by a prince who had received the name of Constantin).
On 27 Feb 2017 Scholfield changed the time from 3AM to 3:30AM (and the rating from C to A), having forwarded news report from "Lemberger Zeitung," 15 October 1827, p. 4: "St. Petersburg, den 22. Sept. Gestern um 3 1/2 Uhr des Morgens wurde I. M. die Kaiserinn Alexandra sehr glücklich von einem Prinzen entbunden, der den Namen Constantin erhielt. Dises Ereigniß wurde den Bewohnern von Petersburg durch 301 Kanonenschüsse von den Wällen der Festung verkundet." (St. Petersburg, 22 Sept. Yesterday at 3:30 o'clock in the morning, the Empress Alexandra happily gave birth to a prince who was named Constantin. This event was announced to the inhabitants of Petersburg by 301 cannons firing from the ramparts of the fortress).
- Family : Relationship : Number of Marriages (One)
- Family : Parenting : Kids more than 3 (Six)
- Vocation : Entertain/Music : Instrumentalist (Cello)
- Notable : Famous : Royal family (House of Holstein-Gottorp-Romanov)