Grandduchess Sophie of Austria, holding her son, the future Emperor Franz Josef of Austria. She is also the aunt, on her mother's side, of Elisabeth of Bavaria, his future bride--they were first cousins.
Tsarina Alexandra. was Empress consort of Russia as spouse of Nicholas II, the last Emperor of the Russian Empire. Born a granddaughter of Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom, she was given the name Alexandra Feodorovna upon being received into the Russian Orthodox Church, which canonized her as Saint Alexandra the Passion Bearer in Alexandra is best remembered as the last Tsarina of Russia and as one of the most famous royal carriers of the haemophilia disease.
The Swedes weren't alway neutral. Swedish general Charles Emil Lewenhaupt succumbed to on this date in 1743, when he was beheaded for command incompetence thanks to his country’s defeat in the 1741-1743 Russo-Swedish War. Ouch, Lose a battle, Lose your head, puts a whole new (I just can put the pun here, the guy was beheaded after all)