Reburial of Tsarina Maria Feodorovna of Russia, 2006

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78 years after Dowager Empress Maria Feodorovna of Russia was initially interred in the crypt of the Christian IX Chapel at Roskilde Cathedral, the traditional burial place of the Danish Royal Family, the Danish and Russian Royal Families attended a Service at Roskilde Cathedral that began the reburial of the Dowager Empress. After the Service, the Coffin was accompanied by the horse guards and driven to Langelinie, while the Danish Royal Family watched the procession from the balcony of Amalienborg Palace, and then saw it off at the Harbour as the Coffin boarded the Danish Vessel Esbern Snare to go to Russia.

On this day in 2006, Dowager Empress Maria Feodorovna was laid to rest beside her beloved husband, Tsar Alexander III at the Saint Peter and Saint Paul Cathedral in Saint Petersburg, following a Memorial Service at the Isaac Cathedral, officiated by Patriarch Alexis II of all Russias.In addition to the extended Romanov Family, Royal Guests and Relatives included King Constantine II and Queen Anne-Marie of Greece, Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary of Denmark, and Prince and Princess Michael of Kent.


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