Anastasia was your name
bringing you haphazard fame
without proof to back your claim
Then, rumors were put to rest
With the results of the DNA test
No longer can anyone cotest
Little girls still like your story
Their favorite princess allegory.
Anna Anderson was the most famous of the many women claiming to be the Grand Duchess Anastasia of Russia. She eventually married an eccentric professor near Charlottesville, Virginia. Her memorial is at the University of Virginia graveyard. Her ashes were buried in the churchyard at Castle Seeon on 18 June 1984.
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