This Day In History
This Day In History
Tuesday, December 18, 2018

«Kschessinska»

Mathilde Kschessinska

Mathilde Kschessinska
(August 31, 1872 - December 6, 1971)
Mathilda-Marie Feliksovna Kschessinskaya was a Russian ballerina from a family of Polish origin. Her father Feliks Krzesiński and her brother both danced in St. Petersburg. She eventually attained the highest rank, that of prima ballerina assoluta. She was also a mistress of the future Tsar Nicholas II of Russia.
Kschessinska, Russian ballerina, ballerina
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