Elizabeth, Grand Duchess of Russia. Considered by many historians and contemporaries one of the most beautiful women of her time, in her youth Ella had declined the proposal of her first cousin, the future Wilhelm II of Germany, but in 1884 she married one of her Russian relations, Grand Duke Sergei (Serge) Alexandrovich.
Grand Duchess Elizaveta Feodorovna "Ella", her friend Zinaida Yusupova, and Ella's husband Sergey ~ Ella was the closest friend of Zinaida Yusupova. Felix Yusupov, a murderder of Rasputin, called her "The Saint". When Felix killed Rasputin Ella supported Felix, she called Rasputin 'the fraud'.