Grand Duchess Maria Georgievna, nee Princess of Greece ““I sincerely think that if monarchs apeared more often in their crowns, there would be fewer republics!” ”
Duchess Helene of Mecklenburg (Princess of Saxe-Altenburg) in 1886
Duchess Helene of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (1857-1936), by marriage Princess of Saxe-Altenburg, Duchess of Saxony, wearing the Grand Cross of the Order of St Catherine.
Paul Brewer on Instagram: “A remarkable still from one of the earliest films shot in Russia. It shows Tsar Nicholas II at his coronation in Moscow in May 1896. The…”
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Uneasy lies the Head that Wears a Crown: Photo
History is not about dates and quotes and obsure provisos. History is about life. About change. About consequences. Cause and effect. It's about the mystery on human nature. The mystery of time. And it isn't just abour politics and the military and social issues, which is almost always the way it's taught. It's about music and poetry and drama and science and medicine and money, and love. David McCullough