My Tartar ancestors - Khan Yussuf - Souinbeca - The first Yussupoff princes.
Prince Nicholas Borissovich - His journeys abroad - His marriage - Arkhangelskoye - Prince Boris Nicholaievich.
My birth - My mother's disappointment - The Berlin zoo - My great-grandmother - My grandparents - My parents - My brother Nicholas.
The Coronation of the Emperor Nicholas II - The receptions given at Arkhangelskoye and our House in Moscow - Marie, Crown Princess of Rumania - Prince Gritzko.
My childhood - Our playmates - The Argentinian - The 1900 Exposition in Paris - General Bernov - Gugusse - Travel gives experience to the young.
The Russo-Japanese War - The Montenegrins - The Reval conferences.
Our various residences - St. Petersburg - The Moika, its servants and guests - A supper at The Bear restaurant.
Moscow - Our life at Arkhangelskoye - Serov the painter - A supernatural adventure - Our neighbors in the country - Spaskoye-Selo.
Growing pains - The gypsies - A royal conquest - My first appearance on the music-hall stage - Fancy-dress balls - A stormy conversation with my father.
Tsarskoe-Selo - The Grand Duke Dmitri Pavlovich - Rakitnoe.
The Crimea-Koreiz - My father's strange fantasies - Our Neighbors - AiTodor - My first meeting with Princess Irina - Kokoz - How I won the favor of the Emir of Boukhara.
A change of residence - Spiritualism and theosophy - The Viasemkaya Lavra - My last journey abroad with my brother - His duel and death.
The Grand Duchess Elisabeth Feodorovna - Her good influence - My work with her at Moscow - Plans for the future.
Departure for the Crimea and return to Moscow - Winter at Tsarskoe Selo - Father John of Kronstadt - I visit our estates Return to the Crimea - I leave to go abroad.
My first trip to England - I return to Russia - I meet Rasputin - Departure for Oxford - Anna Pavlova - Life at the University - London society, fancy-dress balls, etc. - Farewell to Oxford Last few days in London - The English at home.
I return to Russia - The centenary of Borodino - My engagement.
I go abroad - The Solovetz Monastery - Paris - The Duchess of Mecklenburg-Schwerin.
Our engagement is made public - A threatened break - The Dowager Empress - Preparing our apartments on the Moika - Our marriage.
Our honeymoon: Paris - Egypt - Easter festivities in Jerusalem - Our journey across Italy - Our stay in London.
Our tribulations in Germany - We return to Russia via Copenhagen and Finland - The birth of my daughter - My father's mission abroad - He is appointed Governor General of Moscow - The situation grows worse - Rasputin.
Rasputin the man - The reasons for his influence and its consequences.
In search of a plan - The conspiracy - Rasputin's hypnotic powers - The starets becomes confidential - He accepts my invitation to the Moika.
The Moika basement - The night of December 29.
I am questioned by the police - At the Grand Duke Dmitri's palace - Disillusionment.
In exile at Rakitnoe - The first phase of the Revolution - The Emperor's abdication - He bids farewell to his mother - My return to St. Petersburg - A singular proposal.
General exodus to the Crimea - Ai-Todor is searched - Irina has an interview with Kerensky - St. Petersburg during the Revolution - The Imperial family is taken to Siberia - My last visit to the Grand Duchess Elisabeth - Mysterious guardian angels Scenes from the Revolution in the Crimea - My family-in-law is imprisoned at Dulber-Zadoroiny - Deliverance in extremis - A short period of happiness - Rumors of the Imperial family's assassination - The prophecies of the nun from Yalta.
The last days of the Emperor and his family - The assassination of the Grand Dukes in Siberia and St. Petersburg - The Grand Duke Alexander vainly approaches the Allied Governments - Exile.