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  The Biography Channel - Bios Search Results   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Tsar of Russia (1825–55), born in Tsarskoye Selo...
Tsar of Russia (1613–45), the great-nephew of Ivan IV.
Tsar of Russia from 1855, born in St Petersburg, NW Russia...
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  Tsar - Search Results - ninemsn Encarta
Tsar, title of the former rulers of Russia.
Nicholas II (1868-1918), Emperor (tsar) of Russia (1894-1917); the last of the Romanov dynasty to rule Russia, he was deposed by the...
Alexander III (of Russia) (1845-1894), Emperor (tsar) of Russia (1881-1894), who reversed many of the liberal reforms implemented by his father,...
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  Nicholas II of Russia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Alice was herself a daughter of Queen regnant Victoria of the United Kingdom and Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha.
Anger at the damage that Rasputin's influence was doing to Russia's war effort and to the monarchy led to his murder by a group of nobles, led by Prince Felix Yusupov, on December 16, 1916.
In 1831 the Russian tsars were deposed from the Polish throne, but they soon annexed the country to be a part of Russia and abolished the separate monarchy, however continued to use the title.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Nicholas_II_of_Russia   (2407 words)

 Tsar Elizabeth of Russia
Elizabeth and Catherine: Empresses of all the Russias.
Iskenderov, A. The Emperors and Empresses of Russia: Rediscovering the Romanovs.
In the section on Tsar Elizabeth, the author takes a chronological approach to the life of Elizabeth I. He does a nice job of breaking down the stereotypes about her carefree, and sometimes negligent behavior as displayed through her possession of 15,000 ball gowns at the time of her death.
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 My Family
Nicholas I ROMANOV (Tsar of Russia) and Charlotte of Prussia (Princess).
Alexander III Alexandrovich ROMANOV (Tsar of Russia) was born in 1845.
Nicholas I ROMANOV (Tsar of Russia) was born in 1796.
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 Nicholas II
Although Germany was ruled by the Tsar's cousin, Kaiser Wilhem II, he accepted the views of his ministers and in 1907 agreed that Russia should joined Britain and France to form the Triple Entente.
Industrial unrest in Russia continued throughout this period and in 1912 hundreds of striking miners were massacred at the Lena goldfields.
Russia was not prepared for war, and those who encouraged the Tsar in his purpose betrayed their Sovereign as well as their country.
www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk /FWWtsar.htm   (3133 words)

 Tsar Nicholas and the Great War
The Tsar abdicated the Russian throne three years later and the causes and the effects of his abdication were both numerous and large.
Tsar Alexander II emancipated the serfs and created massive reforms, the middle class increased, and western ideas, especially advances in industry, were flourishing.
Tsar Nicholas II controlled an extremely vast continent which included Poland, Finland, and parts of Transcaucasia, and he also had an extremely large population of 166 million spread throughout Russia, most of whom were of Slavic descent, although there were also Jews, Turks, and many other nationalities (Massie).
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 woodgate - pafg58 - Generated by Personal Ancestral File
Alexander III Alexandrovich Romanov Tsar of Russia [Parents] was born in 1845.
Alexander II Nicholoevich Romanov Tsar of Russia [Parents] was born in 1818.
Nicholas I Romanov Tsar of Russia [Parents] was born in 1796.
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 russia - Search Results - MSN Encarta   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Russia, an independent country officially known as the Russian Federation (in Russian, Rossiyskaya Federatsiya).
Chechnya, republic in the eastern part of the northern Caucasus, southwestern Russia, bordering Stavropol’ Territory to the northwest, the republic...
Russia was also the largest part of the former Soviet Union.
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 Search Results for "Tsar"
Tsar, Mount (11,232 ft/3,424 m), SE B.C., Canada, near Alta. border, in Rocky Mts., in Hamber Provincial Park, 55 mi/89 km SSE of Jasper; 52°06'N 117°48'W....
also tsar or tzar (zar, tsar) A male monarch or emperor, especially one of the emperors who ruled Russia until the revolution of 1917.
...1914, June 14 The visit of Tsar Nicholas of Russia and Sazonov to Constantza was taken as evidence of Romania's veering to the side of the Entente powers.
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 Tsar Putin’s Russia, by Jean-Marie Chauvier
Russia needs investment to overcome its weaknesses: loss of capital and of expertise, obsolete infrastructures, a widening technology gap with other industrialised countries, declining life expectancy and a decreasing birth-rate.
Putin claimed that this was the first celebration of an event from the pre-Soviet era, the liberation of the Kremlin from Polish occupation on 4 November 1612, the end of the “time of troubles” (1598-1612) and the prelude to the accession of Mikhail I, first of the Romanovs, in 1613.
At a forum, Another Russia, held in the margins of the G8 summit in August 2006 and generously funded by the US National Endowment for Democracy, this alliance of right and leftwingers went so far as to suggest that Russia should not be in the big powers’ club at all.
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 Peter the Great (Peter I)
Crowned Tsar of Russia on April 27, 1682; became Emperor of Russia on October 22, 1721.
In 1682 Peter was proclaimed Tsar at the tender age of 10.
When Tsar Ivan died in 1896, Peter remained monarch and engineered a series of reforms that were to put Russia among the major European powers of the day.
www.saint-petersburg.com /history/peter1st.asp   (583 words)

 Nicholas the Cop   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Tsar Nicholas seized on this opportunity to lighten the burden of the peasantry in areas under Russian control.
Inventories were not applied to Russia proper because they would have interfered with the rights of the nobility.
Russia had about a 3.7 percent share in world trade at this time, most of it with England.
mars.acnet.wnec.edu /~grempel/courses/russia/lectures/18nicholas.html   (3019 words)

 Tsar Michael
Tsar of Russia, the first tsar of the House of Romanov, being the son of Theodore Nekitich Romanov, afterwards the Patriarch Philaret and Xenia Chestovaya, afterwards the nun Martha.
He was elected unanimously tsar of Russia by a national assembly on the 21st of February 1613, but not until the 24th of March did the delegates of the council discover the young tsar and his mohter at the Ipatievsky monastery near Kostroma.
The first care of the new tsar was to clear the land of the robbers that infested it.
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 A Borderless World: Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
During the 1500’s, feudalism was established in Russia, leading to a greater centralization of power and in 1617, the first Romanov was elected Tsar of Russia, a dynasty that would rule until the early 1900’s with the rise of the communist party.
Trade with the rest of Europe was restricted because of Russia’s remote location, and Russian society and technology fell behind the rest of Europe for a century or two until the loss of the Crimean war of the 1850’s forced the Russians to see how industrialized nations were becoming a threat to her power.
Murray Feshbach, a research professor at Georgetown University and editor of Environmental and Health Atlas of Russia, argues that one of the main reasons that Russia’s economy is suffering is due to a declining population that is overwhelmed with deaths from alcohol, violence and infectious diseases.
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 Catholic World News : Russian Orthodox basilica dedicated on site of Tsar's death
The new Yekaterinburg church, to be called the Basilica of the Blood in the name of All the Saints of Russia, stands on the site of the "Ipatyev house" where the imperial family was confined and eventually shot.
The house itself was destroyed on the orders of Boris Yeltsin, during his term as Communist Party boss there: a decision which, as Russias first post-Communist president, he came to regret.
However, stones from the foundations of the Ipatyev house have been built into the basilica, and a special side-chapel replicates the cellar where the shooting took place.
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 Homily Before A Memorial Service For The Tsar-Martyr Nicholas II
Such was the essence of the struggle against the Tsar and Russia, against the foundation of her life and historical development.
Tsar Nicholas died as a martyr, with unshakeable faith and patience, having drunk the cup of suffering to the dregs.
We are a parish of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia.
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 Encyclopedia: Nicholas II of Russia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Marie of Hesse Princess Maximilienne Wilhelmine Marie of Hesse and the Rhine (8 August 1824-8 June 1880) was a princess of Grand Ducal Hesse and, as Marie Alexandrovna, Empress consort of Alexander II of Russia.
Empress Alexandra Feodorovna of Russia (1872-1918) Princess Alix of Hesse and by Rhine (German: Victoria Alix Helene Luise Beatrice Prinzessin von Hessen und bei Rhein), 6 June 1872 - 17 July 1918), under the title Empress Alexandra Fyodorovna, was Empress consort of Russia.
Tsarevich Alexei (1904-1918) Tsesarevich (Tsarevich) Alexei Nikolaevich of Russia (In Russian Царевич Алексей Николаевич) (August 12, 1904 - July 17, 1918), of the House of Romanov, was a Tsarevich of Russia and was the youngest child of Tsar Nicholas II of Russia and Alexandra of Hesse.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Nicholas-II-of-Russia   (6719 words)

 Holy Passion Bearer Tsar Martyr Nicholas
Tsar Nicholas II was the last of the Romanov Tsars.
Nicholas Romanov II, the last Tsar of Russia was forced to abdicate his throne in favor of his son.
Grand Duke Paul, the Tsar's young brother was shot to death and shortly after Grand Duchess Elizabeth, Grand Duke Serge, a son of Grand Duke Paul and three sons of Grand Duke Constantine were thrown down a mine shaft.
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 Golden Ring, Russia
In Aleksandrov the tsar proclaimed the establishment of his select, terror-inspiring corps, the Oprichniki and signed the harsh conditions of the truce with Poland and Sweden after losing the long war with Livonia.
Today the town of the Golden Ring of Russia is one of the district centers of Vladimir region, well-known in Russia and abroad as the national center of glassmaking.
Tsar Ivan the Terrible intended to convert the humble monastery into a fortified stronghold for himself and his oprichniki (elite troops, bodyguards), but changed his mind at the last moment in favour of Alexandrov.
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 Russian Archives Online > The Gallery > The Last Tsar
Russia's last tsar, his family, and servants were brutally murdered by the Bolsheviks in 1918 and their remains lay undiscovered until 7 year ago on the outskirts of the Ural town of Yekaterinburg.
This decree came this January, when the head of Russia's Forensic Department made a statement that tests conclusievly proved the the nine skeletons exhumed from the unmarked grave were in fact Nicholas II and members of his family.
This decision is at odds with the recommendation of the Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church, which wanted the remains buried in a "symbolic" grave until all doubts as to their authenticity have been resolved.
www.russianarchives.com /rao/gallery/old/tsar.html   (586 words)

 First World War.com - Who's Who - Tsar Nicholas II
Tsar Nicholas II (1868-1918) - Russia's last emperor - was born on 18 May 1868 in Tsarskoe Selo.
In response to such wide-scale protest, and under the advice of close advisers, the Tsar published the 'October Manifesto', which granted freedom of conscience, speech, meeting and association, and the end of imprisonment without trial.
Click here to view footage of the Tsar and Tsarina filmed prior to the outbreak of war in 1914; click here to view the Tsar's imperial declaration of war in St. Petersburg.
www.firstworldwar.com /bio/nicholasii.htm   (861 words)

The XIX century is known to be a "golden age" for arts and science, and Moscow was a birthplace for many famous artists, writers, painters and scientists; a number of outstanding politicians were also moscovites.
The Soviet Union was announced December,30, 1922 by the All-Russia Communist Party of Bol'sheviks (VKPB) and Moscow became it's capital.
The social structure of Moscow inhabitants started to change in the 20-ies on the account of peasants leaving their villages in search of job and "new life"; later on the most poor part of population came to Moscow as non-qualified workers on factories and in house building.
www.russiamoscow.info   (1232 words)

 Royal Genealogies Part 2
NOTES: Tsar of all the Russias; Emperor and Autocrat of all the Russias, Tsar of Moscow, Kiev, Vladimir, etc., etc. Forced to abdicate in March 1917 and held captive by the Bolsheviks.
NOTES: Emperor of Russia; Reign: 1881 - 1894; Alexander II acceded to the throne upon the assassination of his father, Alexander II in 1881.
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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 Tsar Bell and Tsar Canon in the Moscow Kremlin, Russia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The bell's bronze surface is decorated with relief depictions of Tsar Alexei and Empress Anna, who decreed the casting of the first Tsar Bell as well as the one on display today.
The city was filled with the sound of peeling bells, but the Tsar Bell remained silent, and even with the help of an entire regiment of the Emperor's guards, the bell still failed to chime.
In his anger, the Tsar supposedly struck the bell with a stave that he had taken from King Charles XII of Sweden near Poltava, for refusing to ring out his victory to the people of Russia.
www.moscow-taxi.com /sightseeing/kremlin/tsar-bell-and-tsar-canon.html   (611 words)

 Essay Central:  World War II-  Joseph Stalib: Russia's Last Czar
In one letter from Lenin to the Parliament, Lenin writes that Stalin has become a threat to the safety of Russia (to be known as the USSR in 1922).
Russia at the time was divided into 13 states.
Lenin did not gain the thrown easily however, for nine years the two factions of communists fought and were known as the reds and whites.
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 Tsar Alexander 1 : Russia's Emperor : Napoleonic Wars : Napoleon Bonaparte
An on-off supporter of Napoleon Bonaparte, Tsar Alexander ended by being one of the French Emperor's most implaccable foes.
abdicated, the tsar's affection for France returned and he was an important influence on limiting Prussia's demands for vengeance.
Even after the 100 Days' Campaign he was determined to keep the balance of power level in Europe by maintaining France as a political force.
www.napoleonguide.com /leaders_alex1.htm   (204 words)

 tsars of Russia - HighBeam Encyclopedia
tsars of Russia YearsTsarHouse of Rurik1547–84 Ivan IV (the Terrible)1584–98 Theodore I1598 IrinaHouse of Godunov1598–1605 Boris Godunov1605 Theodore IIUsurpers
A rush round Russia's city of gold The home of the tsars is gleaming again.
RUSSIA: MOSCOW Images of the Tsar at religious rally.
www.encyclopedia.com /doc/1O142-tsarsofRussia.html   (624 words)

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