Maria Feodorovna (Dagmar of Denmark)

Empress of Russia from 1881 to 1894

Maria Feodorovna (26 November 1847 – 13 October 1928), born Princess Dagmar of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg and later Princess Dagmar of Denmark, was the Empress consort of Russia as the wife of Alexander III of Russia. Her son, Nicholas II of Russia, was the last Tsar of Russia. She was born in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Maria Feodorovna
Maria Feodorovna in 1881
Empress consort of Russia
Tenure13 March 1881 – 1 November 1894
Coronation27 May 1883
BornPrincess Marie Sophie Frederikke Dagmar of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg
(1847-11-26)26 November 1847
Yellow Palace, Copenhagen, Denmark
Died13 October 1928(1928-10-13) (aged 80)
Hvidøre, Klampenborg, Denmark
Alexander III of Russia
(m. 1866; died 1894)
Full name
Marie Sophie Frederikke Dagmar
FatherChristian IX of Denmark
MotherLouise of Hesse-Kassel
ReligionRussian Orthodox
prev. Lutheranism
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Maria Feodorovna (Dagmar of Denmark)
Cadet branch of the House of Oldenburg
Born: 26 November 1847 Died: 13 October 1928
Russian royalty
Title last held by
Maria Alexandrovna
(Marie of Hesse)
Empress consort of Russia
Title next held by
Alexandra Feodorovna
(Alix of Hesse)