Murdered Royal Children in History
- Edward V of England: murdered by smothering in 1483 at the age of 12-13, along with his brother. Responsibility for their deaths is widely attributed to Richard III.
- Louis XVII of France: neglected and starved to death by his captors after the French Revolution. He was only ten.
- Richard of Shrewsbury, Duke of York: murdered by smothering in 1483, the younger brother of Edward V. He was only 9-10 years old.
- Grand Duchess Olga Nikolaevna of Russia: murdered by the Bolsheviks on 17 July 1918, along with her siblings. Their crimes? Just for being a Romanov. Aged 22.
- Grand Duchess Tatiana Nikolaevna of Russia: murdered by the Bolsheviks in the early morning of 17 July 1918. She was just 21.
- Grand Duchess Maria Nikolaevna of Russia: murdered by the Bolsheviks along with her family. She turned 19 a mere three weeks before being murdered.
- Grand Duchess Anastasia Nikolaevna of Russia: murdered by the Bolsheviks on 17 July 1918. She turned 17 just the month before.
- Nicholas Knatchbull: descendant of British Royalty, most notably Queen Victoria. Nicholas was killed by the 1979 IRA bombing that also killed his royal grandfather, a friend, and another relative. He was 14.
- Tsarevich Alexei Nikolaevich of Russia: murdered by the Bolsheviks. He was less than a month shy of turning 14.