The Romanovs: The real-life royal saga behind the famous Russian dynasty

Presented by Amazon Prime Video

The Romanoffs is a binge-worthy new series from Mad Men creator Matthew Weiner about eight people who claim to be descended from Russian royalty, starring an ensemble cast that includes Diane Lane, John Slattery, Christina Hendricks, Isabelle Huppert, Kathryn Hahn and Aaron Eckhart, to name a few.

But who are the Romanovs, the real-life dynasty to whom the show's characters claim to be related? Here’s everything you need to know about this fascinating royal family’s true story, from their unbelievable riches and possible descendants to a captivating unsolved mystery and their lavish gifts, as you sink your teeth into the Amazon Prime Video anthology.

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