House of Romanov: The Royal Family’s who’s who

Russia’s Imperial bloodline ruled the Empire for about 300 years, from the early 17th century until the abdication of the last tsar, Nicholas II, in 1917. Every monarch - and their other half – have a unique backstory. We bring you each individual story and explain whom succeeded whom. Here’s the ultimate royal breakdown.

Drawing by Natalya Nosova

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