She married Tsarevich Alexei Petrovich of Russia, had a daughter named Natalia and died shortly after bearing her son Tsarevitch Peter.
Detail-enhanced by gogm.
This portrait of Charlotte Christine of Brunswick-Lüneburg shows Western fashion in Russia during the Westernization push of Peter the Great. The curl over each eye dates this to the early 1700s as does the vee-notched sleeve.
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Jun 29, 2010, 11:39 PM
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