Anastasia

Anastasia (Anastasia Nikolayevna)ănəstāˈshə nyĭkəlĪˈəfnă, 1901–18, youngest daughter of Czar Nicholas II, last of the Russian czars. She was killed with the rest of her immediate family after the Russian Revolution, but several women later claimed to be her.

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