Troubetskoy, Catharina Petrovna, princess

NOBLEMAN, ROYAL MISTRESS (RUSSIA)
BORN 20 Jan 1816, Paris - DIED 3 Jan 1897, Venezia, Veneto
REAL NAME Moussina-Pouchkina, Catharina Petrovna
GRAVE LOCATION Venezia, Veneto: Cimetero di San Michele, Isola San Michele (R.G. 79)

Daughter of the Russian lieutenant-general Pyotr Moussine-Pouchkine. She had an affair with czar Nicolas I who married her off to the officer Sergei Vasilyevich Troubetskoi (1815-1859). In 1838 she bore a daughter, Sofia, who was probably the child of the czar. Shortly afterwards she left her husband and moved to France. She married two more times and for the last twenty years of her life she lived in Venice.

Sources
Catherine Petrovna MOUSSINA-POUCHKINA : généalogie par Catherine MOUSSINE-POUCHKINE - Geneanet
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Images

The grave of Catharina Troubetskoi at the Cimitero di San Michele, Venice.
Picture by Androom (13 Feb 2016)

 


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Published: 26 Dec 2017
Last update: 26 Dec 2017