Today in History: The Death of the Romanovs

On this day in history, 96 years ago, the Romanov Family was awakened from their sleep and executed, under the impression they were being moved for safety reasons. Helen Rappaport depicts the personal lives of the four sisters of the Romanovs through extensive research, uncovering details in never before published diaries and correspondence all presented in her New York Times bestselling book, The Romanov Sisters.

In remembrance of the distinct personalities and characters of each of the girls, the author has put together a quiz for all who continue to be fascinated by Olga, Tatiana, Maria, and Anastasia.

Watch The Romanov Sisters video to learn more about the book.

HELEN RAPPAPORT studied Russian at Leeds University and is a specialist in Russian and nineteenth-century women’s history. Her latest book is The New York Times bestselling book The Romanov Sisters.

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