Grand duke
The title grand duke or great duke is used in Western Europe and particularly in Germanic countries for lesser sovereigns. Grand duke ranks in order of precedence below a king but higher than a s...
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Russia Prepares To Exhume Czar Alexander III In Romanov Investigation
In an effort to conclusively identify the remains of the murdered Czar Nicholas II and his family, Russian investigators will exhume the body of Nicholas’ father, Alexander III, in Saint Petersburg.In...
Nicholas II of Russia - The Romanov Family:The last Royal Family of Russia
In Eglish On July 17, 1918, Bolshevik authorities, led by Yakov Yurovsky, shot Nicholas II, his immediate family, and four servants in the cellar of the Ipat...
Nicholas II of Russia
Nicholas II was the last Tsar of Russia. Here are some video clips from different archives. Included is also a clip of his visit in Finland 1915. That was on...
Nicholas II of Russia - Tsar's Family Death
What happened here was both savage and hate filled. As the smoke cleared the myth began. How could anyone have escaped? Explorer: Finding Anastasia : TUES JU...
Grand duchy
A grand duchy, sometimes referred to as a grand dukedom, is a territory whose head of state is a monarch, either a grand duke or grand duchess.Today Luxembourg is the only remaining grand duchy. Howe...
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Grand prince
The title grand prince or great prince (Latin: Magnus Princeps) ranked in honour below emperor and tsar and above a sovereign prince (or Fürst). Grand duke is the usual and established, though not...
Megas doux
The megas doux (Greek: μέγας δούξ; English: grand duke) was one of the highest positions in the hierarchy of the later Byzantine Empire, denoting the commander-in-chief of the Byzantine navy. ...
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Russia Prepares To Exhume Czar Alexander III In Romanov Investigation
In an effort to conclusively identify the remains of the murdered Czar Nicholas II and his family, Russian investigators will exhume the body of Nicholas’ father, Alexander III, in Saint Petersburg.In...
Nicholas Alexandrovich, Tsarevich of Russia
For the son of Alexander III, who succeeded his father on the throne in 1894, see Nicholas II of Russia.Nicholas Alexandrovich, Heir, Tsesarevich and Grand Duke of Russia (Russian: Цесаревич Никол...
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Grand Duke Alexei Alexandrovich of Russia
Grand Duke Alexei Alexandrovich of Russia, also known as Grand Duke Alexis, (St. Petersburg 14 January 1850 (2 January O.S.) – Paris, 14 November 1908) was the fifth child and the fourth son of Alexan...
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Grand Duke Vladimir Alexandrovich of Russia
Grand Duke Vladimir Alexandrovich of Russia (Влади́мир Александрович) ) (22 April 1847 – 17 February 1909) was a son of Emperor Alexander II of Russia. He was a brother of Tsar Alexander III of ...
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Grand Duke Paul Alexandrovich of Russia
Grand Duke Paul Alexandrovich of Russia (Павел Александрович) ( 3 October 1860 N.S. – 30 January 1919 N.S.) was the eighth child of Tsar Alexander II of Russia by his first wife Empress Maria Alexand...
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Emancipation reform of 1861
The Emancipation Reform of 1861 in Russia (Russian: Крестьянская реформа 1861 год, Krestyanskaya reforma 1861 goda, literally: "the Peasant Reform of 1861") was the first and most important of lib...
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Alexander I of Russia
Alexander I (Russian: Александр Павлович, Aleksandr Pavlovich; 23 December [O.S. 12 December] 1777 – 1 December [O.S. 19 November] 1825), reigned as Emperor of ...
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Grand Duke Alexander Mikhailovich of Russia
Grand Duke Alexander Mikhailovich of Russia (Russian: Александр Михайлович Aleksandr Mihailovich; 13 April 1866 – 26 February 1933) was a dynast of the Russian Empire, a naval officer, an author, ...
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Line of succession to the former Russian throne
The Monarchy of Russia was abolished in 1917 following the February Revolution, which forced Emperor Nicholas II to abdicate. The issue of who is the current Pretender is open to debate.
The numbe...
Ancestry of Nicholas II of Russia
Tsar Nicholas II of Russia was descended from many royal and noble families.
Nicholas's patriline is the line from which he is descended father to son.Patrilineal descent is the principle behind m...
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Grand Duke Alexander Alexandrovich of Russia
Grand Duke Alexander Alexandrovich of Russia (Russian: Великий Князь Александр Александрович Романов; 7 June 1869 – 2 May 1870) was the infant son of Emperor Alexander III–the heir apparent, sty...
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Grand Duke George Mikhailovich of Russia
Grand Duke George Mikhailovich of Russia (Russian: Георгий Михайлович Романов; born 13 March 1981) is the heir apparent to Maria Vladimirovna, Grand Duchess of Russia, a claimant to the disputed H...
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Grand Duke Constantine Constantinovich of Russia
Grand Duke Konstantin Konstantinovich of Russia (Russian: Константи́н Константи́нович; [kənstɐnʲˈtʲin kənstɐnʲˈtʲinəvʲɪtɕ]; 22 August 1858 in Strelna – 15 June 1915 in Pavlovsk) was a grandson of ...
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Grand Duke Sergei Alexandrovich of Russia
Grand Duke Sergei Alexandrovich of Russia (Сергей Александрович) (May 11, 1857 – February 17, 1905) was a son of Emperor Alexander II of Russia. He was an influential figure during the reigns of his b...
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Grand Duke Sergei Mikhailovich of Russia
Grand Duke Sergei Mikhailovich of Russia (Russian: Серге́й Миха́йлович; 7 October 1869 – 18 July 1918) was the fifth son of Grand Duke Michael Nikolaievich of Russia and a first cousin of Al...
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Narodnaya Volya
Narodnaya Volya (Russian: Наро́дная во́ля; [nɐˈrodnəjə ˈvolʲə], The People’s Will or The People's Freedom) was aRussian left-wing terrorist organization in the late 19th century, best known for th...
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Cyril Vladimirovich, Grand Duke of Russia
Grand Duke Kirill Vladimirovich of Russia, RE (Russian: Кирилл Владимирович Рома́нов; Kirill Vladimirovich Romanov; 12 October [O.S. 30 September] 1876 – 12 October 1938) was a m...
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Peter III of Russia
Peter III (21 February 1728 – 17 July [O.S. 6 July] 1762) (Russian: Пётр III Фëдорович, Pyotr III Fyodorovich) was emperor of Russia for six months in 1762. He was born as K...
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1905 Russian Revolution
The Revolution of 1905 was a wave of mass political and social unrest that spread through vast areas of the Russian Empire. Some of it was directed against the government, while some was undirected. I...
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Grand Duke Nicholas Mikhailovich of Russia
Grand Duke Nicholas Mikhailovich of Russia (Russian: Великий князь Никола́й Миха́йлович, 26 April 1859 – 28 January 1919) was the eldest son of Grand Duke Michael Nikolaevich of Russia and a first...
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Grand Duke Vyacheslav Constantinovich of Russia
Grand Duke Vyacheslav Constantinovich of Russia, (13 July 1862 – 27 February 1879), was a Romanov grand duke and the youngest son of Grand Duke Constantine Nicholaevich of Russia and his wife Gr...
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Bloody Sunday (1905)
Bloody Sunday (Russian: Крова́вое воскресе́нье; [krɐˈvavəɪ vəskrʲɪˈsʲenʲjɪ]) is the name given to the events of Sunday, 22 January [O.S. 9 January] 1905 in St Petersburg, Russia,...
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