Branches of The Russian Imperial Family

Branches Of The Russian Imperial Family

The Russian Imperial Family was split into four main branches named after the sons of Emperor Nicholas I:

  • The Alexandrovichi (descendants of Emperor Alexander II of Russia)
  • The Konstantinovichi (descendants of Grand Duke Constantine Nicholaevich of Russia)
  • The Nikolaevichi (descendants of Grand Duke Nicholas Nikolaevich of Russia)
  • The Mihailovichi (descendants of Grand Duke Michael Nicolaevich of Russia)

The headship of the Imperial Family is in dispute between Prince Nicholas Romanovich of Russia of the Nikolaevichi branch and Grand Duchess Maria Vladimirovna of Russia of the Vladimirovichi. See the article line of succession to the Russian throne for more details on the dispute.

In the family trees, a ≈ sign represents a union causing an illegitimate child.

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