Alexei Petrovich, Tsarevich o Roushie

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Alexei Petrovich
Tsarevich o Roushie
Alexey Petrovich by J.G.Tannauer (1710-15, Russian museum).jpg
Portrait of Alexei bi Johann Gottfried Tannauer.
Born28 Februar 1690
Moscow, Roushie
Dee'd7 Julie 1718 (age 28)
Petropavlovskaya fortress, Saunt Petersburg, Roushie Empire
SpousePrincess Charlotte Christine o Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel
IssueGrand Duchess Natalia Alexeievna
Peter II o Roushie
Full name
Alexei Petrovich Romanov
FaitherPeter the Great o Roushie
MitherYevdokiya Lopukhina
Lesser CoA of the elder son of the grand duke tsesarevitch.svg

Alexei Petrovich, Tsarevich o Roushie (28 Februar 1690 – 7 Julie 1718) was a Russian Tsarevich. He wis born in Moscow, the son o Tsar Peter I an his first wife, Eudoxia Lopukhina. Alexei despised his faither an repeatedly thwarted Peter's plans tae raise him as successor tae the throne.[1] His brief defection tae Austrick scandalised the Roushie government, leading tae harsh repressions against Alexei an his associates. Alexei deed after interrogation under torture, and his son Peter Alexeyevich became the new heir apparent. He wis a brither o the future Elizabeth o Roushie.

Mairiage[eedit | eedit soorce]

On 25 October 1711 at Torgau, he mairit Princess Charlotte Christine o Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel, a sister o Elisabeth Christine o Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel, wife o Charles VI, Haly Roman Emperor, makin her an aunt o the future Empress Maria Theresa.

Issue[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Grand Duchess Natalya Alexeyevna o Roushie 21 Julie 1714 - 22 November 1728) died young.
  2. Peter II o Roushie (23 October 1715 - 30 Januar 1730) died young.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Peter the Great and the Tsarevich Alexei | History Today". Retrieved 16 November 2022.