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 Anastasie Mannerheim

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Anastasie Mannerheim

  • Birth 23 Apr 1893 Saint Petersburg, Saint Petersburg Federal City, Russia
  • Death 19 Apr 1978 Faversham, Swale Borough, Kent, England
  • Burial Norton, Swale Borough, Kent, England
  • Memorial ID 35277659

Elder daughter of the president of Finland, Carl Gustav Mannerheim. In 1892, Mannerheim's godmother, Countess Alfhild Scalon de Coligny, arranged for him to be married to Anastasia Arapova (1872–1936), the orphaned daughter of Major-General Nikolai Arapov, largely for financial reasons. They had two daughters, Anastasie and Sophie (1895–1963); a third child, a son, was stillborn. Mannerheim separated from Anastasia Arapova in 1902 and they were divorced in 1919. Anastasie, after being educated in France, moved to England during the First World War. She converted to Catholicism (she was originally Orthodox unlike her father) and became a Carmelite nun in England.


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  • Created by: julia&keld
  • Added: 28 Mar 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 35277659
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Anastasie Mannerheim (23 Apr 1893–19 Apr 1978), Find A Grave Memorial no. 35277659, citing St Mary Churchyard, Norton, Swale Borough, Kent, England ; Maintained by julia&keld (contributor 46812479) .