Dowager Empress Maria Feodorovna reburied in St Petersburg
On September 28, 2006, Dowager Empress Maria Feodorovna was laid to rest
beside her beloved husband, Czar Alexander III at the SS Peter and Paul
Cathedral in Saint Petersburg.
The imposing memorial service at the Isaac Cathedral, officiated by
Patriarch Alexis II of all Russias, was followed by the reburial ceremony at
the SS Peter and Paul Cathedral.
Present were most members of the Imperial Romanov family as well as their
both close and distant relatives who had arrived to Saint Petersburg from
all over the world to take part in the ceremonies.
H M Queen Margrethe II of Denmark was represented
by TT HH Crown Prince and Crown Princess Frederik of Denmark.
1847 - 1928
Prince Nicholas, Head of the Romanov family, Prince Michael, senior direct male descendant of the late Dowager Empress Maria Feodorovna, numerous members of their families as well as close relatives, had arrived from three continents to take part in the solemn reburial ceremonies of the Empress in Copenhagen and St Petersburg.
H M Queen Margrethe II of Denmark was represented in St Petersburg by Crown Prince and Crown Princess Frederik of Denmark, H M Queen Elisabeth II of Great Britain was represented by Prince and Princess Michael of Kent.
Roskilde Cathedral, Denmark.
Prince Dimitri, who resides in Denmark, standing next to Dowager Empress Maria Feodorovna's catafalque in the crypt of the Cathedral
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18 September 2006
Roskilde Cathedral, Denmark
Prince and Princess Dimitri Romanov witnessing the sealing of the coffin in the crypt of the Cathedral