Pyotr Alekseyevich was born on 23 October 1715, in St. Petersburg, Russia. He was the son of Princess Charlotte Christine of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel (29 August 1694 - 2 November 1715) and Tsarevich Alexei Petrovich of Russia (28 February 1690 - 7 July 1718). His maternal grandparents were Christine Louise of Oettingen-Oettingen, Duchess of Brunswick-Lüneburg (20 March 1671 - 3 September 1747) and Louis Rudolph, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg (22 July 1671 - 1 March 1735). His paternal grandparents were Eudoxia Lopukhina and Peter I the Great of Russia (9 June 1672 - 8 February 1725). Pyotr Alekseyevich's parents were married on 25 October 1711, at Torgau. He had an elder sister, Natalia Alexeievna Romanova (3 March 1714 - 3 November 1728). His mother, Charlotte Christine died a few days after his birth, on 2 November 1715, in St. Petersburg. His father, Alexei Petrovich died on 7 July 1718, at Petropavlovskaya fortress, in St. Petersburg, Russia. Pyotr II Alekseyevich was crowned Emperor and Autocrat of All the Russian on 25 February 1728, in Moscow. Peter II was betrothed to Princess Catherine Dolgorukova. Peter II died of smallpox on the eve of his wedding, 30 January 1730, in Moscow. He was buried in Kremlin. He was succeeded by Anna Ivanovna (7 February 1693 - 28 October 1740).
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