Grand Duchess Maria of RussiaGrand Duchess Maria of Russia (Maria Nicolaievna Romanova), also known as Marie or Mashka (June 26, 1899 - July 17, 1918) was the third and the prettiest daughter of Tsar Nicholas II. She had big, blue eyes which were known in the family as "Maria's Saucers". She was a happy go lucky girl and often bossed around by her younger sister Anastasia Nicolaievna Romanova, interested in children and the families of normal people; she assaulted soldiers when she was imprisoned in Tobolsk and Ekaterinburg with questions of their wives, children, families, homes and other things. She loved children and said to her sisters, "I want to marry a Russian soldier and have twenty children!" She was nineteen when she was assassinated in Ekaterinburg.
Grand Duchess Maria of Russia (Maria Pavlovna Romanova) (February 16, 1786 - June 23, 1859) was a daughter of Paul I of Russia and a patroness of Franz Liszt.