Maria Feodorovna (Princess Dagmar) (1847–1928) Denmark wearing a fur-trimmed red dress by François Flameng (Hermitage) in 1894. Wife of Alexander III (Alexander Alexandrovich Romanov) (1845-1894) Russia. 4th Child of King Christian IX 1818-1906) Denmark & Princess Louise (1817-1898) Hesse, Germany. Christian was not in the immediate line of succession to the Denmark throne. But, Christian became heir to the throne in the unexpected extinction of the senior line of the House of Oldenburg.
The daughters of the kings of Denmark, born in 1847 and her full name was Maria Sofia Federica Dagmar. In 1866 she married Alexander III of Russia and became Tsarina by the name of Maria Feodorovna Romanova.
1894 or 1895. Maria Feodorovna (1847-1928) wears a scarf-ruff that completely seals off her neck and a dress with big leg-o-mutton sleeves in this photo. Her husband, Alexander III, died in 1894 so she is in mourning.
Empress Maria Feodorovna (in dark dress) with her two daughters (sisters of Nicholas II): Xenia (right) and Olga (behind the Empress). All three are wearing diamond tiaras and sashes of the Saint Andrew Order. Empress Maria is also wearing a chain of the Order.
One of the last photos of DE Marie Feodorovna, 1924 : The photo was taken close to the Russian Orthodox Church of Alexander Nevsky in Copenhagen, Denmark. Assisting her is Cossack Timophey Yaschik. Yaschik was the Dowager Empress's bodyguard and stayed with her from 1912 until her death in 1928.