ON this day in 1917 Tsar Nicholas II of Russia
signed his abdication papers and in doing so ended a 304-year-old royal dynasty and ushered in Bolshevik rule.
Marina Molodtsova, a senior investigator for a special ministerial committee on the 1918 slaying of Nicholas II of Russia
, said at a Moscow conference that her committee will conduct "a psycho-historical examination" to find out whether the execution of the royal family was a ritual murder, Ria Novosti reported.
They promote preference for Nicholas II of Russia
, who is a symbol of Russians, over Vladimir Lenin, who promoted the brotherhood of diverse nations.
Queen Victoria's grandsons King George V and Kaiser Wilhelm II of Germany, and their cousin, Tsar Nicholas II of Russia
, were all embroiled, with long-standing arguments and resentments causing problems that exacerbated the rivalry between their countries.
This author's eminently readable study of three cousins--George V of England, Nicholas II of Russia
, and Wilhelm II of Germany--uses the biographies of these three descendants of Queen Victoria to trace not only the coming of World War I but, more centrally, to capture the twilight of these monarchies as they gave way to "democracy, self-determination, and greater brutality" (xxiv).
George V was a grandson of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert and the first cousin of Tsar Nicholas II of Russia
and Kaiser Wilhelm II of Germany.
According to Thomas Hoare, a research assistant at the museum, the tiles were provided by Maw and Co, which was the world's leading decorative tile manufacture at the time, with clients including Tsar Nicholas II of Russia
and Oxford and Cambridge Universities.
Lennon: One of the strongest episodes in the novel concerns the coronation of Tsar Nicholas II of Russia
Investigation into the execution of Nicholas II of Russia
and the rumoured escape of two of his children.
Tsar Nicholas II of Russia
abdicated after the February revolution of 1917.
The youngest sister of Tsar Nicholas II of Russia
, Grand Duchess Olga, was one of the few members of the Russian Imperial Family to escape the revolution.
FIVE thousand people were trampled to death in a rush for free beer at the coronation of Czar Nicholas II of Russia