Marpha (1664–1716)

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Marpha (1664–1716)

Empress of Russia. Name variations: Marpha Apraxin. Born Marpha Matveyovna Apraxin in 1664; died Jan 11, 1716; dau. of Matvey Apraxin; m. Feodor also known as Theodore III (1661–1682), tsar of Russia (r. 1676–1682), Feb 14, 1682. Theodore's first wife was Agraphia Grushevski (1662–1681).

Since Theodore died on April 27, 1682, Marpha was only empress for two months.