Czar Alexander III


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Noun1.Czar Alexander III - son of Alexander II who was czar of Russia (1845-1894)Czar Alexander III - son of Alexander II who was czar of Russia (1845-1894)
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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It was built by N Chagin between 1890 and 1892 with financial support from the Russian Czar Alexander III.
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.
Petersburg who plotted to construct a bomb of dynamite and strychnine-treated bullets to kill Czar Alexander III, but the plot was discovered by the police.
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.
While the world knows the name Vladimir Lenin, very few people have heard of the Russian leader's older brother, a terrorist who was hanged for plotting the assassination of Czar Alexander III.
In 1883 Russian Czar Alexander III commissioned Faberge to make a special Easter gift for his wife.