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Ioann Konstantinovich Romanov
Birth: Jul. 5, 1886, Russian Federation
Death: Jul. 18, 1918, Russian Federation

Prince Ioann, elder son of Grand Duke Konstantin Konstantinovich of Russia by his wife Elisabeta of Saxe Altenburg, was a gentle, religious human being, nicknamed Ioannchik by his relatives. He once entertained the possibility of becoming an Orthodox monk, but eventually fell in love with the fair and strong-willed Princess Elena Petrovna of Serbia, and married her on September 2, 1911. They were a very happy couple, blessed on January 20, 1914 with a son, Vsevolod (see his grave), and on July 25, 1915 with a daughter, Princess Ekaterina, who lives now (2003) in Uruguay and was the last member of the Imperial Family to be born before the fall of the dynasty. Prince Ioann fought in the First War War and was decorated as a war hero. When the Revolution started he was at the front and escaped a general massacre of officers because his men said he treated them fairly. In March, 1918 he was exiled to the Urals by the Bolsheviks, and later murdered in an atrocious way in a mineshaft near Alpaievsk, along with his brothers Konstantin and Igor and other relatives and friends. His body was eventually buried in Beijing, in the cemetery of the Russian Orthodox Mission, which was destroyed years later to build the new Soviet Embassy.
As was the case with some other executed Romanovs, the body was taken by the White army to China where it was buried in April 1920 in the St Serafim Sarovsky Churchyard in Beijing (bio by: Jorge) 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Constantine Constantinovich Romanov (1858 - 1915)
  Elisabeth Of Saxe-Altenburg (1865 - 1927)
 
 Spouse:
  Elena Petrovna of Serbia (1884 - 1962)*
 
 Children:
  Vsevolod Ioannovich Romanov (1914 - 1973)*
 
 Siblings:
  Ioann Konstantinovich Romanov (1886 - 1918)
  Gabriel Constantinovitch Romanov (1887 - 1955)*
  Tatiana Konstantinovna Romanova Bagration-Mukhransky (1890 - 1979)*
  Konstantin Konstantinovich Romanov (1891 - 1918)**
  Oleg Konstantinovich Romanov (1892 - 1914)*
  Igor Konstantinovich Romanov (1894 - 1918)*
  George Konstantinovich Romanov (1903 - 1938)*
  Natalia Konstantinovna Romanova (1905 - 1905)*
  Vera Konstantinovna Romanov (1906 - 2001)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Body lost or destroyed
 
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Originally Created by: Jorge
Record added: Jan 02, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7049610
Ioann Konstantinovich Romanov
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