Nicholas II


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Nicholas II

1868-1918.
The last czar of Russia (1894-1917), whose reign was marked by defeat in the Russo-Japanese War (1904-1905), the 1905 Revolution, the influence of Rasputin, involvement in World War I, and governmental incompetence, all of which helped precipitate the Revolution of 1917. After he was forced to abdicate, he and his family were executed by the Bolsheviks.

Nicholas II

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(Biography) 1868–1918, tsar of Russia (1894–1917). After the disastrous Russo-Japanese War (1904–05), he was forced to summon a representative assembly, but his continued autocracy and incompetence precipitated the Russian Revolution (1917): he abdicated and was shot
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Noun1.Nicholas II - the last czar of Russia who was forced to abdicate in 1917 by the Russian RevolutionNicholas II - the last czar of Russia who was forced to abdicate in 1917 by the Russian Revolution; he and his family were executed by the Bolsheviks (1868-1918)
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Queen Victoria's grandsons King George V and Kaiser Wilhelm II of Germany, and their cousin, Tsar Nicholas II of Russia, were all embroiled, with long-standing arguments and resentments causing problems that exacerbated the rivalry between their countries.
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According to reports, Magomed Labazanov was reportedly born in 1890, before last tsar Nicholas II took the throne, and he was 27 when Lenin seized power in the Bolshevik Revolution in 1917, the Daily Mail reported.