Czar Alexander II

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Noun1.Czar Alexander II - the son of Nicholas I who, as czar of Russia, introduced reforms that included limited emancipation of the serfs (1818-1881)Czar Alexander II - the son of Nicholas I who, as czar of Russia, introduced reforms that included limited emancipation of the serfs (1818-1881)
Russia - a former empire in eastern Europe and northern Asia created in the 14th century with Moscow as the capital; powerful in the 17th and 18th centuries under Peter the Great and Catherine the Great when Saint Petersburg was the capital; overthrown by revolution in 1917
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1881 Russia's Czar Alexander II is assassinated by radical terrorists who demand a constitutional government in Russia.
We then studied an image of Victor Hartmann's The Great Gate of Kiev, as I shared with students how Hartmann designed it for the Russian Czar Alexander II, even winning a competition, but it was never built.
In January 1872, Grand Duke Alexis, third son of Czar Alexander II of Russia, was in the midst of a goodwill tour of the United States and was eager to participate in an iconic Western American event: the buffalo hunt.
But that raises an obvious question: How did a person who once looked like Russia's most modern and dependable ruler since Czar Alexander II -- a man whom U.
For many years, historians believed that Czar Alexander II sent the ships in order to demonstrate his support for the Union cause.
Russian Grand Duke Alexis, son of Czar Alexander II, toured the US in 1871-72.
One of them, who later succeeded as Czar Alexander II, came to England on a state visit in 1839 and put up pounds 300 to add to the sweepstake for the first Cesarewitch Stakes.
The list of national leaders assassinated by Anarchists after 1880 includes Russian Czar Alexander II, killed in 1881, and President William McKinley, shot by anarchist Leon Czolgosz in Buffalo in September 1901.
Hosting royal guests such as Russian Czar Alexander II and Prince August of Prussia, the Breidenbacher Hof helped to define modern Germany at the turn of the twentieth century.
It was built in sections at the behest of Czar Alexander II, as much for strategic as political reasons.
The site, named for Grand Duke Sergei Alexandrovich, a son of Czar Alexander II, was built in 1890 and is part of the larger Russian Compound, most of which Israel purchased 45 years ago.
Ralph Epperson in The Unseen Hand, Czar Alexander II of Russia sent significant contingents of his naval fleet to both our East and West Coasts to aid the Union during the War Between the States.