Czar Nicholas I


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Related to Czar Nicholas I: Alexander II, Paul I
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Noun1.Czar Nicholas I - czar of Russia from 1825 to 1855 who led Russia into the Crimean War (1796-1855)Czar Nicholas I - czar of Russia from 1825 to 1855 who led Russia into the Crimean War (1796-1855)
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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Young touches on matters as diverse as the great American railway strike of 1877, the poetic careers of Heinrich Heine and of James Whitcomb Riley, Joseph Smith's discovery of the Book of Mormon, and the workings of the Russian secret police under Czar Nicholas I.
Particularly noteworthy, a 1 1/2 Rubles (10 Zloty) featuring a bust portrait of Czar Nicholas I on the obverse and Tsaritsa Alexandra Fedorovna on the reverse surrounded by the encircled heads of the Grand Dukes and Grand Duchesses brought $109,250 in very competitive bidding.