Zoe Palaiologina (Byzantine Greek: Ζωή Παλαιολογίνα), who later changed her name to Sophia Palaiologina (Russian: София Фоминична Палеолог; ca. 1449 – 7 April 1503), was a Byzantine princess, member of the Imperial Palaiologos family, Grand Princess of Moscow as the second wife of Grand Prince Ivan III.
Sophia may have made one last attempt at securing power, although her involvement is unclear. Regardless of her conscious intent, her fate was sealed ten years later, when the Streltsy attempted to reinstate her in the Kremlin during Peter's absence from the country.
As Grand Duchess, Maria Feodorovna possesed such parsimony that she was prepared to spend the whole day in full dress without fatigue and implacably imposed the same burden on her entourage. She didn't hesitate to take over the clothes of her husband's first wife and dispute with her ladies-in-waiting the defunct Natalia's slippers. 
During the reign of Louis I, Grand Duke of Baden, they lived a modest life away from court, as Louis did not want the heir to the throne at court. In 1830, her husband ascended to the grand ducal throne as Leopold I, and Sophie became Grand Duchess of Baden. Sophie is described as wise and dutiful but strict.
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Grand Duke of Oldenburg. Born: November 16, 1852 in Oldenburg Parents: Grand Duke Peter II of Oldenburg and Princess Elisabeth of Saxe-Altenburg Married(1): February 18, 1878 to Princess Elisabeth Anna of Prussia Children: – Duchess Sophia Charlotte (1789) – Duchess Margarete (1881)
Dec 23, 2019 · On January 10, 2019, Grand Duchess Stephanie sadly lost her father, Count Philippe de Lannoy, 96, to an unspecified illness. At the time, the Grand Ducal House of Luxembourg said: “It is with ...
Feb 01, 2017 · Russian television has started airing SOPHIA epic TV series earlier this winter in eight one hour episodes following the life of famous princess Sophia of the Byzantine royal line of Palaiologos who became the Grand Duchess of Moscow and later on the grandmother of legendary Ivan the Terrible, the first Tsar of All Russia.
The Grand Duchess Leonida was born Princess Leonida Bagration of Mukhrani, daughter of the senior primogeniture dynast of the Georgian Royal House of Bagration. Following the tradition of the Imperial Family, the Grand Duchess Maria was brought up in the Orthodox Faith and instilled with a strong sense of devotion to the interests of Russia.
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Sophia of Hanover (properly Electress of Brunswick-Lüneburg; born Sophia, Countess Palatine of Simmern; 14 October 1630 – 8 June 1714) was the youngest daughter of Frederick V, Elector Palatine, of the House of Wittelsbach, the "Winter King" of Bohemia, and Elizabeth Stuart.