Czar Alexander I


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Noun1.Czar Alexander I - the czar of Russia whose plans to liberalize the government of Russia were unrealized because of the wars with Napoleon (1777-1825)Czar Alexander I - the czar of Russia whose plans to liberalize the government of Russia were unrealized because of the wars with Napoleon (1777-1825)
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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Washington, April 2 ( ANI ): Researchers have revealed that in 1809, when Finland became a part of Russia after being under Swedish rule, Czar Alexander I described the event in very similar terms as President Vladimir Putin did in his speech on March 18, 2014, on the annexation of Crimea to Russia.
Alnwick was acquiring a growing reputation for its gardens and in the 19th Century its head gardener was head hunted by Czar Alexander I.
Where the German-Baltic nobleman Colonel Timotheus von Bock in the earlier novel, The Czar's Madman, tried to encourage Czar Alexander I to replace a tyrannical feudal order and serfdom with republican government and freedom for the serfs in 1813, Berend Falck, a private tutor, as well as several self-reliant, older German and Estonian citizens of Wesenberg in the later novel, Die Frauen von Wesenberg, become the representatives of such revolutionary ideas in Estland of the 1760s.