Maria Rasputin

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Birthday
27, 1898
Birthplace
Russia
Death Date
Sep 27, 1977 (79)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
27, 1898
Birthplace
Russia
Death Date
Sep 27, 1977 (79)

About

Daughter of the enigmatic Russian mystic, Grigori Rasputin. She wrote several memoirs about her father's life and murder.

Before Fame

After Rasputin's death, his followers urged Maria to marry her father's successor. They believed that, during their seances, Rasputin's essence would enter the body of his successor.

Trivia

She fled the country after the Russian revolution and took up work as a cabaret dancer.

Family Life

With her first husband, Boris Soloviev (her father's successor), she had a daughter named Tatyana. In 1940, Rasputin married her second husband, Gregory Bernardsky.

Associated With

Ethel Barrymore starred in Rasputin and the Empress, a film based on Maria's father's legacy.