Nicholas I


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Nicholas I

1796-1855.
Czar of Russia (1825-1855) who suppressed the Decembrist Revolt (1825) and led Russia into the Crimean War (1853-1856).

Nicholas I

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1. (Biography) Saint, called the Great. died 867 ad, Italian ecclesiastic; pope (858–867). He championed papal supremacy. Feast day: Nov 13
2. (Biography) 1796–1855, tsar of Russia (1825–55). He gained notoriety for his autocracy and his emphasis on military discipline and bureaucracy
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Noun1.Nicholas I - czar of Russia from 1825 to 1855 who led Russia into the Crimean War (1796-1855)Nicholas I - czar of Russia from 1825 to 1855 who led Russia into the Crimean War (1796-1855)
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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Riding a wave of nationalism, Tsar Nicholas I in 1837 ordered a design called the Kremlin that found its inspiration in 16th- and 17th-century Russia.
Instead, Yohanan Petrovsky-Shtern offers a simple, straightforward thesis: after Tsar Nicholas I reformed conscription in 1827 and included Jews, the Russian Imperial Army treated Jews pretty much like they treated everyone else; and this transformed Jews from repressed "others" into modern imperial Russian Jews.
The contrast with Nicholas I's campaign could hardly be more striking, and the lack of continuity (a forty-four year gap) suggests that this was a policy particular to Nicholas I himself rather than an over-riding "imperial" policy.