Maria Menshikova

Frae Wikipedia, the free beuk o knawledge
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Maria Menshikova
MariaMenshikova.jpg
Prince Maria Menshikova bi Johann Gottfried Tannauer (at the Menshikov Pailace)
Full name
Maria Alexandrovna Menshikova
Born26 December 1711
Saunt Petersburg, Roushie
Dee'dJanuar 6 1730 (aged 18)
Berezov, Roushie Empire
FaitherPrince Aleksander Menshikov
MitherDarya Mikhailovna Arsenyeva


Princess Maria Alexandrovna Menshikova (26 December 1711 – Januar 6 1730) wis a daughter o Aleksander Danilovich Menshikov, the favourite o Peter I o Roushie.


Thanks to her father's influence in the Roushien coort, she wis engaged tae Grand Duke Peter o Roushie, a grandson o Peter the Great. Though they niver mairit their engagement wis announced an a dowry discussed. This proposal brought about the disgrace of her father who was subsequently exiled tae Siberie. She, like her faither died frae smawpox.


External links[eedit | eedit soorce]

Media relatit tae Maria Menshikova at Wikimedia Commons