Detail of Tuxen's painting of the marriage of Tsar Nicholas II and Alexandra Feodorovna, 26 November 1894. The marriage that began that night remained exceptionally close until the pair was assassinated simultaneously in 1918. It was a Victorian marriage, outwardly serene and proper, but based on intensely passionate physical love.The reason it started
Alexandra Feodorovna was the wife of Nicholas II and the last Czarina of Russis. Born as a princess of the German Empire, she was unpopular in Russia, due to political tensions between the two nations, but she and Nicholas became in engaged in 1894. The ruling couple would have five children - the entire family was executed in 1918.
1902. Imperial Fabergé Egg No. 25, the Clover Leaf Egg. Emperor Nicholas II to Empress Alexandra Feodorovna. The surprise has been lost but according to archives it is reported to be a four leaf clover with twenty three diamonds, and four miniature portraits of the four daughters of the Emperor: Olga, Tatiana, Maria and Anastasia.