A general glance at the picture could never suggest that there was a hair trunk in it; the Hair Trunk is not mentioned in the title even--which is, "Pope Alexander III
In 1909 one of his rare monumental bronzes, an equestrian statue of Alexander III
, was unveiled in St Petersburg and caused much debate since no effort had been made to disguise the late tsar's corpulent frame.
Greece has opposed the name ever since, saying its region has been named Macedonia since Alexander the Great - also known as Alexander III
of Macedon - ruled from 336 BC, the report said.
The latter was once concealed at the centre of the so-called Diamond Trellis Egg, commissioned by Czar Alexander III
as a gift for his wife, Empress Maria Feodorovna, in 1892.
Electronic auction: conducting historical and cultural expertise to clarify the boundaries of the territory and determine the parameters of adaptation of the cultural heritage site of regional significance "the house of charity of the insane emperor alexander iii
(complex with the territory, the park)"
As a youth, he was at the Winter Palace when Alexander III
arrived to take the place of his assassinated father.
of Russia once stated famously that Russia has only two allies: the army and the navy.
The revolutionaries, who included future Soviet leader Vladimir Lenin's older brother Aleksandr Ulyanov (1866-87), planned to mark the anniversary of Alexander II's death by blowing up Tsar Alexander III
(1845-94) and his family as they went to a commemorative service.
But with assassination of Tsar Alexander II and the establishment of state anti-Semitism under Tsars Alexander III
and Nicholas 11, the policy toward Jews drastically changed from rapprochement of Jews with the gentile population to their isolation and intensified discrimination.
6 Over time Easter eggs became more and more elaborately decorated, most famously by Russian jeweller Peter Carl Faberge, creator of the priceless Faberge eggs as Easter gifts for Tsars Alexander III
and Nicholas II.
Count Sergei Witte, minister of transport, wanted rapid industrialisation in Russia, so he persuaded Czar Alexander III
to make his heir, the future Nicholas II, chairman of a Siberian Railway Committee.
Then the Greek conqueror, Alexander the Great, whose actual name was Alexander III
of Macedon, visited the city in 333 bce.