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Portrait of Grand Duchess Ekaterina Pavlovna as a Child.
1790s. Oil on canvas. The Pavlovsk Palace. Pavlovsk, Russia. More. [Order a Print][Order a Hand-Painted Reproduction]
Grand Duchess Ekaterina (Catherine) Pavlovna
(1788-1819) the fourth daughter of Pavel I
. In January 1809, she married Peter Friedrich George Holstein-Oldenburg, Duke of Oldenburg (1784-1812). After the Duchy of Oldenburg was annexed by Napoleon in 1811, he was appointed the Govenor General of Tver province, but died shortly thereafter of typhoid. During the Napoleonic Wars in 1812-1815, Catherine paid to outfit a special regiment of chasseurs. On January 12, 1816 she married her cousin Prince Wilhelm (William) von Wurttemberg, later King Wilhelm I of Wurttemberg. She died in Stuttgart in 1819