Line of succession to the former Russian throne
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Since 1992, the most widely acknowledged pretender is
In the succession chart below, the number preceding each name indicates that individual's position in the order of succession to the throne at the time of the abdication of Nicholas II. For instance, Alexei Nikolaevich was the first in line, as the Emperor's only son. The numbers following each name indicates the line of descent and genealogical seniority from
Many of the individuals on this list died childless; some were killed during the Russian Revolution.