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 Her sisters gave her the nickname "The Governess" and sent her as their group representative when they wanted their parents to grant a favor. , In his memoirs, A.A. Mordvinov reported that all four grand duchesses were "cold and visibly terribly upset" by Rasputin's death. Yurovsky and Ermakov approached Olga and Tatiana, who were crouched against the room's rear wall, clinging to each other and screaming for their mother. Such swine, aren't they? 74 – 76. Despite her high status, her friends, family, and servants called her by her first name and patronym, Tatiana Nikolaevna or by the Russian nicknames "Tanya", "Tatya", "Tatianochka", or "Tanushka". " Valentina Ivanovna Chebotareva, who worked with her at the hospital, described in her journal how she planned to boil silk while Tatiana was otherwise occupied, fearing that Tatiana would be too tired to help her. She was often thought to be the most beautiful of all her sisters, and was the most aristocratic in appearance. " Alexandra dismissed Tyutcheva. He wrote that they seemed to sense the political upheaval that was about to be unleashed.  She feared that the grand duchesses' flirtations with the wounded officers would damage their reputations.. This resulted in a death sentence being pronounced, and after being tortured, Tatiana was beheaded with a sword on January 12 (Julian calendar) (January 25 in the Gregorian calendar), around AD 225 or 230. She tended to wounded soldiers on the grounds of Tsarskoye Selo from 1914 to 1917. This page was last edited on 3 November 2020, at 14:41. In 1913, the Tsarina dismissed Vishnyakova. Alexandra decided that level-headed Tatiana must be left behind to manage the household and look after Alexei. The next day, they asked Chebotareva how to use money. , On 29 May 1897, Grand Duke Konstantin Konstantinovich of Russia recorded in his diary that Nicholas II had named Tatiana as an homage to the heroine in Alexander Pushkin's novel in verse Eugene Onegin. When she began to recover, Tatiana was permitted to see her older sister for five minutes but didn't recognize her. She read her Bible frequently, studied theology, and struggled with the meaning of "good and evil, sorrow and forgiveness, and man's destiny on earth". , The Tsarina relied on the counsel of Grigori Rasputin, a Russian peasant and wandering starets or "holy man", and she credited his prayers with saving the ailing Tsarevich.  On 21 December 1916, Tatiana attended Rasputin's funeral. Tatiana Nikolayevna came last carrying her little dog and struggling to drag a heavy brown valise. In love one can be mistaken, and through suffering he expiates for his mistakes. , In their household, Tatiana and Olga were known in the household as "The Big Pair". Vyrubova noted that Tatiana was the most famous of the sisters in their lifetimes because of her vivacious personality and sense of duty. All accounts agree that Rasputin had an innocent relationship with the children, but Nicholas did ask Rasputin to avoid going to the nurseries in the future. But Tatiana guessed what Chebotareva was doing.  As the family was having dinner that night, Yakov Yurovsky, the head of the detachment, came in and announced that the family's kitchen boy and Alexei's playmate, 14-year-old Leonid Sednev, must gather his things and go to a family member. She decided that "one has to struggle much because the return for good is evil, and evil reigns. "She was a poetical creature, always yearning for the ideal, and dreaming of great friendships which might be hers. "With her, as with her mother, shyness and reserve were accounted as pride, but, once you knew her and had gained her affection, this reserve disappeared and the real Tatiana became apparent," Dehn recalled. Tatiana sobbed and both of them had trouble sleeping that night. Tatiana was then blinded, and beaten for two days, before being brought to a circus and thrown into the pit with a hungry lion. They were left for approximately half an hour while further preparations were made. They ordered the carriage to stop near a group of shops and went into one of the stores. " On 13 March 1916, Alexandra wrote to Nicholas that Tatiana was the only one of their four daughters who "grasped it" when she explained her way of looking at things. Love pure, Love luminous is the Sun. ", As a young teenager, Tatiana was given the rank of honorary colonel and assigned a regiment of soldiers, the Vosnesensky (Ascension) Lancers.  As an "imperial highness", she outranked the other European princess, who were merely "royal highnesses". Tatiana, still the family leader, was often sent by her parents to question the guards about rules or what would happen next to the family. Grand Duchess Tatiana's siblings were Grand Duchesses Olga, Maria, Anastasia, and Tsarevich Alexei of Russia. Vyrubova and Lili Dehn claimed that Tatiana longed for friends of her own age but that her high rank and her mother's distaste for society restricted her social life.  In April 1918 the Bolsheviks moved Nicholas, Alexandra and Maria to Yekaterinburg. The Sun makes us warm, and Love caresses. Yurovsky came in, ordered them to stand, and read the sentence of execution. Marriage negotiations ended due to the outbreak of World War I. Tatiana exchanged letters with Alexander during World War I. Alexander was distraught when he learned of her death. The family had previously been canonized in 1981 by the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad as holy martyrs. ", Tatiana was a practical, nurturing leader. Russia, Moscow (@tatakytina) The remaining conspiracies hinged on the fact that two bodies were missing, Tsarevich Alexei and one of the four grand duchesses, generally thought by Russians to be Grand Duchess Maria and by Americans to be Grand Duchess Anastasia. Rasputin was buried with an icon signed on its reverse side by Tatiana, her mother and sisters.  When she was 13, an ill Tatiana begged her mother to permit her to leave her bed so that she could watch a soldier, with whom she was infatuated.