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Nicholas II, Tsar of Russia

Nicholas II, Tsar of Russia[1, 2]

Male 1868 - 1918  (50 years)

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  • Name Nicholas II  
    Tsar Nicholas II
    Tsar Nicholas II
    Last tsar of Russia
    Tsar Nicholas II and family
    Tsar Nicholas II and family
    Boasson and Eggler, photographers
    Tsar Nicholas II and family ca. 1914
    Tsar Nicholas II and family ca. 1914
    Suffix Tsar of Russia 
    Born 18 May 1868  Alexander Palace, Tsarskoye Selo, Russia Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Gender Male 
    Marriage 19 Apr 1894  Schloss Ehrenburg, Coburg, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Nicholas was engaged to an initially reluctant Alix on the day after her brother Ludwig's marriage. The intriguing included Queen Victoria and Kaiser Wilhelm II, upstaging the Hessian nuptials.  
    Wedding guests of Victoria Melita and Ernest Louis of Hesse
    Wedding guests of Victoria Melita and Ernest Louis of Hesse
    Attributed to Carl Backofen (1853–1909), photographer. Royal Collection Trust.
    Title 26 May 1896  Ouspensky Cathedral, Moscow Kremlin, Moscow, Russia Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Coronation as Tsar. 
    Pastor 14 Nov 1905  Tsarskoye Selo, St. Petersburg, Russia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Grand Duchess Militsa (the wife of Grand Duke Peter Nikolaevich) introduced Gregory Rasputin to the Imperial family. 
    Rasputin
    Rasputin
    Political 15 Mar 1917  Pskov, Russia Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Abdication in favor of brother, Michael. 
    Died 17 Jul 1918  Ipatiev House, Yekaterinburg, Russia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Peter and Paul Cathedral, St. Petersburg, Russia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I24463  Dickinson
    Last Modified 15 Sep 2019 

    Father Alexander III of Russia,   b. 10 Mar 1845, Winter Palace, St. Petersburg, Russia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Nov 1894, Livadia Palace, Livadiya, Crimea, Ukraine Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 49 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Dagmar of Denmark, Tsarina of Russia,   b. 26 Nov 1847, Yellow Palace, Copenhagen, Denmark Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Oct 1928, Hvidøre, Klampenborg, Kobenhavn, Denmark Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 9 Nov 1866  Imperial Chapel, Winter Palace, St. Petersburg, Russia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F7575  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Alix of Hesse and by Rhine, Tsarina of Russia,   b. 6 Jun 1872, New Palace, Darmstadt, Hesse, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jul 1918, Ipatiev House, Yekaterinburg, Russia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years) 
    Betrothal 19 Apr 1894  Schloss Ehrenburg, Coburg, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 26 Nov 1894  Winter Palace, St. Petersburg, Russia Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Children 
     1. Olga Nikolaevna of Russia, Grand Dcss of Russia,   b. 15 Nov 1895, Alexander Palace, Tsarskoye Selo, Russia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jul 1918, Ipatiev House, Yekaterinburg, Russia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 22 years)  [Birth]
     2. Tatiana Nikolaevna of Russia, Grand Dcss of Russia,   b. 10 Jun 1897, Peterhof Palace, St. Petersburg, Russia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jul 1918, Ipatiev House, Yekaterinburg, Russia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 21 years)  [Birth]
     3. Maria Nikolaevna of Russia, Grand Dcss of Russia,   b. 26 Jun 1899, Peterhof Palace, St. Petersburg, Russia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jul 1918, Ipatiev House, Yekaterinburg, Russia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 19 years)  [Birth]
     4. Anastasia Nikolaevna of Russia, Grand Dcss of Russia,   b. 18 Jun 1901, Peterhof Palace, St. Petersburg, Russia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jul 1918, Ipatiev House, Yekaterinburg, Russia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 17 years)  [Birth]
     5. Alexei Nikolaevich of Russia, Tsarevich of Russia,   b. 12 Aug 1904, Peterhof Palace, St. Petersburg, Russia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jul 1918, Ipatiev House, Yekaterinburg, Russia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 13 years)  [Birth]
    Last Modified 11 Aug 2019 
    Family ID F7578  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 18 May 1868 - Alexander Palace, Tsarskoye Selo, Russia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 26 Nov 1894 - Winter Palace, St. Petersburg, Russia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsTitle - Coronation as Tsar. - 26 May 1896 - Ouspensky Cathedral, Moscow Kremlin, Moscow, Russia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsPastor - Grand Duchess Militsa (the wife of Grand Duke Peter Nikolaevich) introduced Gregory Rasputin to the Imperial family. - 14 Nov 1905 - Tsarskoye Selo, St. Petersburg, Russia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsPolitical - Abdication in favor of brother, Michael. - 15 Mar 1917 - Pskov, Russia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 17 Jul 1918 - Ipatiev House, Yekaterinburg, Russia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Peter and Paul Cathedral, St. Petersburg, Russia Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S582] Nicholas and Alexandra: The Fall of the Romanov Dynasty, Robert K. Massey, (New York: The Modern Library, 2012).

    2. [S336470] Wikipedia, (Online: https://en.wikipedia.org), "Nicholas II of Russia" at https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nicholas_II_of_Russia.

    3. [S582] Nicholas and Alexandra: The Fall of the Romanov Dynasty, Robert K. Massey, (New York: The Modern Library, 2012), 12.

    4. [S582] Nicholas and Alexandra: The Fall of the Romanov Dynasty, Robert K. Massey, (New York: The Modern Library, 2012), 36.

    5. [S582] Nicholas and Alexandra: The Fall of the Romanov Dynasty, Robert K. Massey, (New York: The Modern Library, 2012), 56.

    6. [S582] Nicholas and Alexandra: The Fall of the Romanov Dynasty, Robert K. Massey, (New York: The Modern Library, 2012), 432ff.

    7. [S582] Nicholas and Alexandra: The Fall of the Romanov Dynasty, Robert K. Massey, (New York: The Modern Library, 2012), 48.