Maria Nikolayevna Romanov

Grand Duchess of Russia. Imprisoned and executed during the Russian Revolution in 1918.

Third child of the last Emperor (Tsar Nicholas II) and Empress (Tsarina Alexandra) of Russia. Great-granddaughter (maternal line) of Queen Victoria.

Her mtDNA HVR1 and HVR2 profile was derived from DNA testing of her remains, and compared to Prince Philip, another maternal descendant of Queen Victoria.