Grand Duchess Anastasia of Russia knitting in her mother’s boudoir.
Grand Duchess Anastasia in Livadia, (Yalta) Crimea
In 1920, Anna Anderson turned up at a mental hospital in Germany as a Jane Doe. She refused to reveal her identity at first, but two years later she began claiming to be the Grand Duchess Anastasia Romanov, who was believed (though not by all) to have been executed with the rest of the Russian Royal family four years earlier. Anderson was the most well known woman claiming to be Anastasia, and she continued to uphold the claim until her death.
Grand Duchesses Olga, Tatiana, Maria and Anastasia Romanov four years before their execution alongside their family on July 17, 1918. The last to die were Tatiana, Olga, and Maria, who were carrying several pounds of diamonds within their clothing, thus protecting them initially.