Пётр Фёдорович (Romanov) Романов

Karl Peter Ulrich (Romanov) Романов (1728 - 1762)

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Karl Peter Ulrich (Пётр Фёдорович) "Duke of Holstein-Gottorp, Piotr Fiodorovich Romanov, Emperor and Autocrat of All the Russians" Романов formerly Romanov
Born [location unknown]
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Husband of — married (to ) in St Petersburgmap
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Categories: Pour le Mérite | Insane Aristocrats.



Karl Peter Ulrich, Duke of Holstein-Gottorp[1]
Nov 1742: named heir of his aunt Empress Elizabeth[1]
Nov 1742: Rechristened as Grand Duke Peter Fyodorovich[1]


d. abt 02 Jul 1762 Ropsha[1]


25 Dec 1761: Karl Peter becomes Emperor[1]
28 Jun 1762: Deposed[1][2]
29 Jun 1762: Abdicated[1]


m. 21 Aug 1745 5AM Grand Duchess Ekaterina Alexeyevna[1]

Legitimate Issue

  • Paul Petrovich (b. 20 Sep 1754)[1]
  • Anna Petrovna (29 Nov 1757 - 09 Mar 1759)[1][3]


  • Elizaveta Vorontsova[1]


Date: 2 Jul 1762
Location: 59° 43′ 25″ N, 29° 51′ 38″ E


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    Carroll, Leslie (2010). Notorious Marriages: A Juicy Journey Through Nine Centuries of Dynasty, Destiny, and Desire. pp.248-265. London: Penguin Books. Print.
  2. Carroll: Elite guards swear allegiance to Catherine. Karl is captured, imprisoned and most likely poisoned abt 02 Jul 1762.
  3. Carroll: Karl Peter initially denied being the father, but later backed down because he could not tell the Empress' ministers he wasn't sleeping with his wife, without hanging out the dirty royal laundry.

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