Famous Russian Saints

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Alexandra Feodorovna
(Empress Consort of Russia (1894 - 1917))
Alexandra Feodorovna
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Birthdate: June 6, 1872
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Darmstadt, Germany
Died: July 17, 1918

Alexandra Feodorovna, wife of Emperor Nicholas II, was the last Russian tsarina and reigned from 1894 to 1917. She suffered from hemophilia. Alexandra and her entire family were murdered by the Bolshevik revolutionaries. In 2000, the Russian Orthodox Church canonized her as Saint Alexandra the Passion Bearer.

Grand Duchess Tatiana Nikolaevna of Russia
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Birthdate: June 10, 1897
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Peterhof, Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: July 17, 1918
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Andrei Rublev
(One of the Greatest Medieval Russian Painters of Orthodox Christian Icons and Frescos)
Andrei Rublev
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Birthdate: 1360 AD
Birthplace: Russia
Died: January 29, 1430

One of the most iconic medieval painters from Russia, Andrei Rublev is best remembered for his work The Old Testament Trinity. Initially an assistant of Theophanes the Greek, he later became a monk. Andrei Tarkovsky’s film Andrei Rublev throws light on the life and times of the artist.

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Seraphim of Sarov
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Birthdate: July 30, 1754
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Kursk, Russia
Died: January 15, 1833
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Dashi-Dorzho Itigilov
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Birthdate: May 13, 1852
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Russian Empire
Died: June 15, 1927
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Avvakum Petrovich
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Birthdate: December 5, 1620
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Grigorovo, Russia
Died: April 14, 1682
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Maria Nagaya
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Birthdate: February 8, 1553
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Russia
Died: August 20, 1612
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Dmitry of Uglich
(Tsarevich)
Dmitry of Uglich
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Birthdate: October 19, 1582
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Died: May 15, 1591
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Feodosia Morozova
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Birthdate: May 21, 1632
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Died: December 1, 1675
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Michael of Chernigov
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Birthdate: July 26, 1185
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Kyiv city, Ukraine
Died: September 20, 1246
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Hilarion
(Saint)
Hilarion
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Birthdate: July 24, 1966
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Nestor the Chronicler
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Birthdate: 1056 AD
Birthplace: Kyiv, Ukraine
Died: 1114 AD
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Sergius of Radonezh
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Birthdate: May 14, 1314
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Rostov, Russia
Died: September 25, 1392
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Stephen of Perm
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Birthdate: 1340 AD
Birthplace: Veliky Ustyug, Russia
Died: April 26, 1396

Fourteenth-century Russian Orthodox missionary Stephen of Perm was also a talented painter. He is also remembered for his translation of the Bible from Greek to the Komi language. He also gained the nickname The Enlightener of Perm for introducing the Old Permic script used to write Komi.

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Patriarch Tikhon of Moscow
(Patriarch of Moscow and all Russia)
Patriarch Tikhon of Moscow
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Birthdate: January 31, 1865
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Klin, Russia
Died: April 7, 1925
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Joseph Volotsky
(Theologian)
Joseph Volotsky
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Birthdate: November 14, 1440
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Volokolamsk, Russia
Died: September 9, 1515
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Nilus of Sora
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Birthdate: 1433 AD
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Died: May 7, 1508
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Feodosia Morozova
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Birthdate: May 12, 1632
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Died: December 1, 1675
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Alexius, Metropolitan of Kiev
(metropolitan of Moscow)
Alexius, Metropolitan of Kiev
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Birthdate: 1296 AD
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Died: February 12, 1378
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Gennady of Novgorod
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Birthdate: 1410 AD
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Died: December 4, 1505