After Russia's Czar Alexander II
was assassinated in 1881, his son, Czar Alexander III, rescinded his father's more lenient policies toward Jews.
Russia, however, remained an outlier as it clung to serfdom till the time of Czar Alexander II
, who announced their emancipation in 1861 under a spate of reforms.
Nihilists finally blow up Maria's father-in-law, Czar Alexander II
, and other members of the czar's family.
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.S.
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.