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Czar of Russia (1825-1855) who suppressed the Decembrist Revolt (1825) and led Russia into the Crimean War (1853-1856).
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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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|Noun||1.||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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