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  Alexander III (of Russia) - MSN Encarta
Alexander III (of Russia) (1845-1894), emperor of Russia (1881-1894), who ended the liberal reforms implemented by his father, Alexander II.
In reaction to the assassination of his father, Alexander restored much of the absolutism of the reign of Nicholas I and sternly repressed all revolutionary agitation.
Alexander was succeeded by his son, Nicholas II, who was the last of the Russian tsars.
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 ::Russia of Alexander III::
Russia had a society that was nearly bereft of a typical middle class.
Russia pre-1880 was primarily an agricultural nation with all the social conservatism and superstitions this brought.
Alexander III had an uncompromising view as to the powers that he believed he had as of right of his position.
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  Biography of Alexander III of Russia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Alexander Alexandrovich Romanov or Alexander III (Александр III Александрович) (March 10, 1845 - November 1, 1894) was the Emperor (Tsar) of Russia from March 14, 1881 until his death on November 1, 1894.
Alexander II had lost much of the reforming zeal which distinguished the first decade of his reign, and had no longer the energy required to undertake the task suggested to him.
In the last years of his reign, Alexander II had been much exercised by the spread of Nihilist doctrines and the increasing number of anarchist conspiracies, and for some time he had hesitated between strengthening the hands of the executive and making concessions to the widespread political aspirations of the educated classes.
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  Alexander II of Russia - LoveToKnow 1911
(1818-1881), emperor of Russia, eldest son of Nicholas I., was born on the 29th of April 18 i 8.
Fortunately for Russia the autocratic power was now in the hands of a man who was impressionable enough to be deeply influenced by the spirit of the time, and who had sufficient prudence and practical common-sense to prevent his being carried away by the prevailing excitement into the dangerous region of Utopian dreaming.
Russia required, it was said, not classical scholars, but practical, scientific men, capable of developing her natural resources.
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 Alexander III
Alexander III disclaimed the decree for elected commissions his father had signed the day of his death, as well as the liberal ideas his father had tolerated during his reign.
Alexander III looked to strengthen the autocratic system of government by enforcing a type of Russian purification (Russification) and by purging it from anarchical disorder and revolutionary agitation by means necessary.
Alexander III, heir to the thrown only because of his brother’s death, with a military background, and among influences, can be illustrated as a person who acted mainly upon instinct rather than intellect.
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Nicholas was born in Saint Petersburg, the eldest son of Emperor Alexander III and Maria Fyodorovna of Denmark.
Alexander did not approve of this match; hoping to cement Russia's new alliance with France, he had hoped that Nicholas would marry Princess Hélène, the daughter of Count Philippe of the House of Orléans.
In the suffering borne by the Royal Family in prison with humility, patience, and meekness, and in their martyrs deaths in Ekaterinburg in the night of 4/17 July 1918 was revealed the light of the faith of Christ that conquers evil.
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 Alexander_III_of_Russia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Alexander Alexandrovich Romanov or Alexander III (Russian: Александр III Александрович) (March 10, 1845 – November 1, 1894) was the Tsar of Russia from March 14, 1881 until his death on November 1, 1894.
Alexander was the second son of Alexander II and Marie of Hesse and by Rhine.
Alexander III was thus succeeded by his second son Nicholas II of Russia.
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 Alexander III of Russia Summary
Alexander III (1845-1894) was emperor of Russia from 1881 to 1894.
Alexander married Princess Sophie Frederica Dagmar of Denmark (known in Russia as Maria Fedorovna) and was a devoted husband and the father of five children.
Alexander III is known as the "czar peacemaker" because under his rule the empire remained at peace except for minor, although costly, military expeditions in central Asia.
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 Romanov to return to Russia - smh.com.au
Prince Alexander Romanov, who has died aged 72, was a great-grandson of Tsar Alexander III of Russia and the first member of the imperial family to return to Russia after the 1918 revolution.
Alexander remained with her until her death in 1961, and was a constant source of light relief to her, even coping with the sinister Mother Martha, a Russian Orthodox nun who had moved in with the grand duchess and all but controlled access to her.
Alexander was present when the author James Pope-Hennessy came to visit the grand duchess in 1957 to prise from her some memories of Queen Mary for his authorised biography.
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 SIXTH GENERATION   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Czar ALEXANDER II of Russia was born in 1818.
Czarina Marie Alexandrovna of Hesse-Darmstadt Empress of Russia was born in 1824.
iii. Tsar ALEXANDER III of Russia was born in 1845.
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 AllRefer.com - Alexander III, czar of Russia (Russian, Soviet, And CIS History, Biography) - Encyclopedia
Alexander III 1845–94, czar of Russia (1881–94), son and successor of Alexander II.
Alexander increased the repressive powers of the police and tightened censorship and control of education.
Perhaps the only enlightened policy of Alexander's reign was pursued by his energetic minister of finance, Count Witte, who used governmental pressure and investments to stimulate industrial development and to begin construction of the Trans-Siberian Railroad.
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Alexander III was the Emperor of Russia from 1881 until his death in 1894.
Alexander was the second son of Alexander II and Marie of Hesse and by Rhine.
Aleksander Pavlovich Romanov or Tsar Alexander I (The Blessed), was Emperor of Russia from 1801-1825 and King of Poland from 1815—1825.
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 Alexander III (of Russia) - Search Results - MSN Encarta
The increasing terrorism and social conflict in the empire’s last decades strengthened the emperors’ conviction that the empire would disintegrate...
Alexander III may refer to any of the following; Pope Alexander III pope from 1159 to 1181; Alexander III of Russia (1845-1894), emperor of Russia; Alexander III of Scotland (1241...
Alexander III Alexandrovich (10 March 1845 1 November 1894) (Russian : Александр III Александрович) reigned as Emperor of Russia from 13 March 1881...
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 Setting New Paths
Standing 6 feet 4 inches tall, Alexander III was a giant of a man and proud of his physical strength, but the thirty-six-year-old held no illusions that he risked the same fate as his father.
Tsar Alexander III pursued his goal of ridding Russia of western ideas he believed had weakened the country and diluted its national identity.
Russia's education system fell under the control of the Ministry of Education, which stopped universities from appointing their own professors and required government approval for all course material.
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 Alexander III   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The second son of Alexander II was born in St. Petersburg on February 26, 1845.
Alexander III became official heir to the throne after the death of his elder brother, Nicholas, in 1865.
Alexander III died on October 20, 1894, in Livadia, Crimea, and was buried in the Cathedral of the St. Peter and St. Paul Fortress in St. Petersburg.
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 CDI Russia Weekly #258   (Site not responding. Last check: )
It was stressed that without a strong military Russia cannot be "competitive," cannot defend itself or its allies and may be overtaken by economically and militarily stronger powers.
Russia today has lost the capacity to reproduce many of the more modern Soviet weapon systems that were introduced in the 1980s, and its decapitated defense industry cannot possibly rearm with a new generation of weapons without using Western technologies and components, primarily American ones.
Russia is attempting to mass-recruit soldiers and sergeants for front-line combat units without first creating a capable, professional recruiting system or a proven training and screening program to weed out drunks and bums that volunteer to serve.
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 Russia reburies empress in imperial crypt - Boston.com
Russia reburied the mother of its last tsar on Thursday nearly 90 years after the Bolshevik revolution forced her into exile, in a homecoming the country hopes will help reconcile it with its bloody past.
ST PETERSBURG, Russia (Reuters) - Russia reburied the mother of its last tsar on Thursday nearly 90 years after the Bolshevik revolution forced her into exile, in a homecoming the country hopes will help reconcile it with its bloody past.
The burial in St Petersburg comes at a time when Russia is enjoying a surge of prosperity and confidence and is keen to reconnect with the grandeur of its imperial past.
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 AllRefer.com - Alexander II, czar of Russia (Russian, Soviet, And CIS History, Biography) - Encyclopedia
Alexander II 1818–81, czar of Russia (1855–81), son and successor of Nicholas I.
Prussia's support of Russia during this diplomatic crisis led to a Russo-Prussian rapprochement, and in 1872 the Three Emperors' League was formed by Russia, Prussia, and Austria-Hungary.
Meanwhile, in domestic affairs, Alexander's reforms, while outraging many reactionaries, were regarded as far too moderate by the liberals and radicals.
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 RUSSIA
The Varangians/Russes got to Russia through their technology, the sailing ships that could actually take them to Greenland; but they came to rule the area through forms of large scale political organization that may have been rudimentary compared to Francia and Romania, but were beyond anything seen previously east of Moravia.
Russia would then always be hindered by autocratic government that alternatively smothered dissent and innovation and then, alarmed at the backwardness of the country, attempted to impose top-down reforms and development -- which then would be resisted by a national conservatism that the government in its phase of being threatened by change would have loved.
When Ivan III marries a granddaughter of one of the last of the Palaeologi Emperors, he is in a position to claim the Throne of Constantinople --the city just having fallen to the Ottomans.
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 Czars of Russia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Alexander was involved in the Congress of Vienna (1814-1815) and instituted the Holy Alliance in 1815 soon after.
Alexander III ruled Russia after the assassination of Alexander II from 1881 to 1894.
Russia's age of reforms ended under the rule of Alexander III, who based his reign on the ideology of "orthodoxy, autocracy, and nationality." Under Alexander III, the construction of the Trans-Siberian Railroad went under way.
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 Wikinfo | Alexander (disambiguation)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Alexander I of Russia, (1777-1825), emperor of Russia
Alexander III of Russia, (1845 - November 1, 1894), emperor of Russia
Alexander Balas, ruler of the Seleucid kingdom of Syria between 150 and 146 BC
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 Royal Genealogies Part 2
Alexander III's 13-year reign was characterized by police repression, industrial expansion, and a shift in foreign policy away from alliance with Germany to entente with France.
Alexander III was a giant of a man, and proud of his physical strength.
Tsar Alexander II could not admit that reform had failed and that his regime was ingrained with terror, choking in bureaucracy, drowning in ignorance and greed.
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 TourArena - Alexander III
Among the plotters was Alexander Ulianov, the elder brother of the notorious Vladimir Lenin.
Under Alexander III Russia achieved the higher level of power and became the truly multinational Empire with strong inward potential.
Alexander knew nothing of the dramatic fate of his monument, as well as of the monument itself; he died 15 years before, in 1894, handing the strong Empire over to the weak and undetermined Nicolas II.
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 Alexander III - HighBeam Encyclopedia
Alexander III 1845-94, czar of Russia (1881-94), son and successor of Alexander II.
Alexander the great.(The Nature Of Order: An Essay On The art Of Building And The Nature Of The Universe, vol.
Pont Alexandre III was built between 1896 and 1900 to commemorate the 1892 French-Russian alliance, and in time for the Universal Exhibition in 1900.
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 Alexander III, czar of Russia. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
1845–94, czar of Russia (1881–94), son and successor of Alexander II.
Alexander increased the repressive powers of the police and tightened censorship and control of education.
The Three Emperors’; League of Russia, Austria–Hungary, and Germany was replaced (1887) with a Russo-German alliance.
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 Our Homeland [The Voice of Russia]
Alexander III was the second son of Emperor Alexander II and Empress Maria Alexandrovna.
Alexander III ascended the throne under extreme circumstances, after the assassination of his Father, Alexander II by revolutionaries on March 1st 1881.
The coronation of Emperor Alexander III and his wife proceeded in accordance with ancient custom at the Assumption Cathedral of the Moscow Kremlin on May 15th 1883, in the presence of top officials of the Empire and Foreign Ambassadors and dignitaries.
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