The Tragic True Story Of Russian Princess Maria Romanov – And Her Gruesome Demise

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Image: Boasson and Eggler at the Tsarskoe Selo Palace in 1914. / Fine Art Images/Heritage Images/Getty Images
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It’s nighttime on July 17, 1918, and the Romanov family are cowering in their basement. They’ve just been sentenced to death – and a group of soldiers are stood before them. Bullets then spray across the room, and smoke soon chokes the air. But Maria Romanov, a young woman who’s not even out of her teens, somehow hasn’t been hurt. So she sneaks toward the back doors, desperate to escape. Then a gunman looks straight at her…

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