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 Alexei Grigorievitch Bobrinskoy

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Alexei Grigorievitch Bobrinskoy

Birth
Saint Petersburg, Saint Petersburg Federal City, Russia
Death 20 Jun 1813 (aged 51)
Bogoroditsk, Tula Oblast, Russia
Burial Bogoroditsk, Tula Oblast, Russia
Memorial ID 114297916 View Source
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Count. Natural son of Catherine the Great and Grigori Orlov, secretly born in the Winter Aalace at St. Petersburgh and secretly raised at an estate in Bobriki until 2 April 1781 when Catherine wrote him a letter acknowledging her maternity. He was made a Count of the Russian Empire by his half-brother Czar Paul III on the fifth day of his reign and later promoted to General-Major. He married Baroness Anna Dorothea von Ungern-Sternberg. Died at his estate at Bogoroditsk near Tula and was buried in the family crypt at Bobriki, thirty meters away. Was disinterred as a result of the Bolshevik Revolution and dumped in a common pit with his other relations buried there.


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