Portrait of Queen Evdokia Fedorovna


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Evdokia Fedorovna (1669-1731)-daughter of the boyar Fedor Abramovich Lopukhin. The first wife of Peter I (from 1689), the mother of Tsarevich Alexei. In 1698 she joined the boyar opposition, condemned by the king and imprisoned in the Suzdal Pokrovsky Monastery, and was tonsured in the nun. In connection with the case of Tsarevich Alexei, he was transferred to the Ladoga Assumption Monastery with more cruel conditions of maintenance. After the death of Peter Catherine I refers to her to Shlisselburg. In 1727, the young grandson of Queen Peter II, who entered the throne, returns her to Moscow. She settles in the Novodevichy Monastery. Buried in the Smolensk Cathedral next to the tombs of the princesses Sophia and her sisters Ekaterina Alekseevna.

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