Wedding of Princess Xenia Andreevna and Calhoun Ancrum London) Princess Xenia Andreevna Romanoff March 1919 – 22 October was a direct descendant of the Tsars of Russia. She was a great niece of Nicholas II, the last reigning Russian Emperor.
During this Era, literacy increased rapidly and a market for popular reading matter developed. Some women gained access to higher education and to the professions. In family organization Russia lacked a middle class and capital.