Unknown entries from the archives, finally saw the light
Diaries ballerina Matilda Kshesinskaya, which she described in detail all the episodes of the meeting with the future Emperor Nicholas II, was first published by the "Moskovskiy Komsomolets". Documents stored in the archives of the Museum of Bakhrushin, shed light on the novel ballerina and heir to the throne.
Mathilde Kschessinska in 1880
In the context of the centenary of the revolution, Nicholas II now the debate as a political figure. But he, like all men, had many personal weaknesses.
Portrait of Mathilde Kschessinska (stored in the Museum Bakhrushina)
18-year-old graduate of the Imperial theater school, Mathilde Kschessinska was struck by the charm of the 22-year-old Nicholas. Your feelings and feelings she trusted the diary. The first meeting, a brief goodbye, kisses and hugs with the heir to the throne, and just everyday life and entertainment of the elite in tsarist Russia...
Diary Of Matilda Kshesinskaya
It is notable that in 1917 Kshesinskaya emigrated to Paris, where he taught at his school. And, already being in an advanced age, decided to write a memoir about his life in Russia, and, of course, about the affair with Nicholas.
Emperor Alexander III with the family. The Tsarevich Nicholas left
Diaries and notes of Matilda Kshesinskaya, made directly in the 1890-ies, was miraculously saved from the mansion of the ballerina, who defeated the revolutionary crowd (myself Matilda "urgently" left the city, saving his life). Record Kshesinskaya came to the Fund of the Museum of A. A. Bakhrushin.
Tsesarevich Nicholas and Alice of Hesse after the engagement
Four notebooks of reminiscences, testimonies and sufferings. Days, months, years, Matilda had described what he experienced, saw and felt. Of course, like any woman, she's prettified event was made more romantic as she wanted to see them really. Reading the diary of a ballerina, you can touch a touching story of love, feel the power of views and the taste of the first kiss, hear the breath, and the sound of hooves on the street...
Mathilde Kschessinska in 22 years
And you can lift the veil of secrecy and find out what linked the ballerina Matilda Kschessinska and the future heir to the throne. The decoded diaries Kschessinska published with continuation in the newspaper "Moskovsky Komsomolets" and on the website, in the special project "Intimate diary of Matilda Kshesinskaya".diary, novel, special, Nicholas II, Mathilde Kschessinska