Thursday, July 24, 2014
Reports Tsarevitch also dead.
July 24, 1918
Alexis Romanov, former heir to the Russian throne, died "from exposure a few days after his father," according to a dispatch from Moscow to the Berlin Lokal-Anzeiger, and transmitted to the New York Times from Amsterdam.
Alexis was 13 years old. He was born August 14, 1904, and was the youngest of the five children of Nicholas and Alexandra, the former emperor and empress of Russia. Nicholas was reported to have been executed on July 17.