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Anrep is a family, belonging to Swedish and Russian nobility. The family originates from Anreppen, a village on Lippe river in Westfalia, Germany. In 15th century Anreps, belonging to the Teutonic Knights, settled in Livonia. In 1626, during the Thirty Years’ War, this country became a dominion of Sweden. Anrep family was soon naturalized in Sweden and introduced to the Riddarhuset, or House of Knights, in 1635. By 1710, in the Great Northern War between Peter I of Russia and Charles XII of Sweden, Frederick Wilhelm I von Anrep, a captain in the Swedish army, had been taken to Moscow as a prisoner. From that time his branch of the family remained in Russia, serving the Tsars, generally in military or naval posts.
Russian Anreps retained the Lutheran religion of their ancestors. Russian army, promoted to general shortly before his death. In 1853, by edict of Tzar, he was styled Count von Anrep-Elmpt in order to preserve the title of his wife’s father, Count von Elmpt. Russian explorer, who traveled intensively from 1870 in all five continents and published many volumes of his travel notes. The Belosselsky-Belozersky family is an aristocratic Russian family.
The Belosselsky-Belozersky princes owned the island of Krestovsky, in St. Petersburg, after it was purchased by Prince Alexander Mikhailovich Belosselsky-Belozersky around 1800, then used mainly as a summer residence. Around 1890, they moved there from their Nevsky Prospect No. 41 palace, by the Fontanka canal and Anichkov bridge, having sold their palace to Grand Duke Sergei Alexandrovich Romanov. The Belosselsky-Belozersky family was forced to flee St. Petersburg and their Krestovsky Island estate during the 1917 revolution, leaving to the West and leaving no one in Russia. The Russian Revolution split the family and their lives apart.
The younger son of Konstantin Esperovich Belosselsky-Belozersky, Prince Esper Konstantinovich, was an officer of the Baltic Fleet and had served as an officer on the imperial yachts “Alexandria” and the “Polar Star. During the first mutinies by the sailors based in Kronstadt, Esper Konstantinovich barely avoided capture -and likely murder- by the sailors. The Russian Empress gave birth to her only illegitimate son on April 11, 1762, several months before her ascension to the throne. The child was named Aleksey after his uncle and godfather, Count Aleksey Orlov. He was brought up in Bobriki, a village in the Tula guberniya. After brief and uneventful career at the royal court, he retired from service and settled in Bogoroditsk, establishing one of the first Russian sugar refineries there. Later, he moved his operations to the Ukraine, making various agricultural activities the chief source of his family income.