The Lost Princess: 35+ Mysterious Facts About Anastasia Romanov

Her Birth Was Not Celebrated

33. Her Birth Was Not Celebrated

While Tsar Nicholas, Anastasia’s father, loved his daughters, he was also worried about securing his lineage by having a male heir. So being the youngest of four daughters, Anastasia’s birth was not met with much enthusiasm.

Apparently, the Tsar was so disappointed and taken aback by the news of a fourth daughter, that he took a long walk to regain his composure before visiting his wife and newborn. 

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