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Natalia "Natasha" Alianovna Romanova born circa 1928 and was raised from her youth by a Russian soldier Ivan Petrovich Bezukhov after she was orphaned when enemy soldiers attacked Stalingrad.

It is rumored that Black Widow is somehow related to the last ruling czars of Russia, but this has yet to be proven. Not much is known about Black Widow's history prior to World War II other than she was born as Natalia Romanova in Stalingrad, Russia to unknown parents. Nazi's set fire to the building that Natasha and her parents were living in and her mother threw Natasha out of the window into the arms of a Russian soldier named Ivan Petrovitch, who was serving in the army at the time.

In the movie 'Thor', Thor refers to Agent Coulson as "Son of Coul". So using that same speech pattern, does it mean that when Loki asked her; "Can you wipe out that much red, Drakov's Daughter?" was he was actually giving her a hint that he knew her true origins and who her real parents were? She did seem to register a brief shock at his statement. http://www.comicvine.com/black-widow/4005-3200/

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    Coulson = Coul's Son = Son Of Coul. I always understood it as Thor interpreting the pronunciation of the name literally. I don't see how that figures into Loki's line to Natasha. – phantom42 Mar 27 '13 at 19:41
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    Pretty sure you're misunderstanding what Loki's saying: scifi.stackexchange.com/questions/16608/… – user1027 Mar 27 '13 at 20:09
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    @Morgan - It's just Thor mistaking Coulson's name for a Scandanavian one, names like Anderson (son of Ander), Erickson (son of Erick), and of course Odinson (son of Odin). – System Down Mar 27 '13 at 20:11
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    I seriously doubt that movieverse Black Widow was born in 1928... – evilsoup Mar 28 '13 at 0:36
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    In "Captain America: The Winter Soldier", the android/doctor/creepy-thing-on-the-computer-screen said that she was born in 1984. So, I think they changed it around in the Marvel Cinematic Universe so she could be younger... – user25427 Apr 23 '14 at 23:09
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He's not calling her "Drakov's Daughter". What he's doing is listing out her "crimes".

Loki: Can you? Can you wipe out that much red? Drakov's Daughter, Sao Paulo, the hospital fire. Barton told me everything. Your ledger is dripping. It's gushing red, and you think saving a man no more virtuous than yourself will change anything?,

These are all incidents in which she is trying to redeem herself for. Drakov's daughter is someone else, probably someone she harmed in some way.

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    CL4PTR4P, using your answer as a springboard for further research, it appears that you were most likely correct. Even using the pauses in Loki's speech patterns, it does appear that "Drakov's Daughter" is in fact a part of a list. I guess I was reading more into the comment than was necessary. – Morgan Apr 2 '13 at 2:03
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    For the record, there's no DRAKOV anywhere in the Marvel canon. It seems to have been invented for the movie... – Valorum Feb 4 '14 at 0:31
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    Interesting answer, but the inflection in the movie always had me thinking Loki was calling her "Drakov's daughter." It is definitely open to interpretation, so I admit you're answer is possible and makes sense, but Tom Hiddleston's delivery sure seems like he's calling her that. – FoxMan2099 Apr 24 '14 at 2:57
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    If Drakov's Daughter is a person she killed (or did something else nasty to), the natural way to address her would be by her own name. I see three possibilities; either she really is Drakov's daughter (perhaps in a figurative sense), Drakov's Daughter is not a person but some well known event or location or Drakov's daughter hadn't been given a name before she died. Without any canon on Drakov, it's just guessing. – Clearer Mar 17 '15 at 10:45
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    @Clearer - also, keep in mind that Loki only knows this stuff because Clint (Hawkeye) told him. It's entirely possible that when Clint was telling the story, he never referred to the daughter by name. He could have told Loki something like "We couldn't get to Drakov himself, so Natalie decided to kill his daughter and then get Drakov at the funeral." – Omegacron Apr 17 '15 at 17:41

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