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  3. Alexander I of Russia - Wikipedia

    Alexander I (Russian: Александр I Павлович, romanized: Aleksandr I Pavlovich, IPA: [ɐlʲɪkˈsandr ˈpavləvʲɪtɕ]; 23 December [O.S. 12 December] 1777 – 1 December [O.S. 19 November] 1825), nicknamed "the Blessed", was Emperor of Russia from 1801, the first king of Congress Poland from 1815, and the grand duke of Finland ...

  4. Alexander I | Biography, Accomplishments, & Facts | Britannica

    Alexander I, Russian in full Aleksandr Pavlovich, (born December 23 [December 12, Old Style], 1777, St. Petersburg, Russia—died December 1 [November 19], 1825, Taganrog), emperor of Russia (1801–25), who alternately fought and befriended Napoleon I during the Napoleonic Wars but who ultimately (1813–15) helped form the coalition that ...

  5. Life of Alexander I, tsar of Russia | Britannica

    Alexander I, Russian Aleksandr Pavlovich, (born Dec. 23, 1777, St. Petersburg, Russia—died Dec. 1, 1825, Taganrog), Tsar of Russia (1801–25). He became tsar in 1801 after the assassination of his father, Paul I. He and his advisers corrected many of the injustices of the preceding reign but failed to carry out the abolition of serfdom.

  6. Alexander I - Napoleon Defeat, Russia Emperor, Reforms

    Alexander I - Napoleon Defeat, Russia Emperor, Reforms: Napoleon and his Grand Army of 600,000 men invaded Russia on June 24, 1812. The conflict that ensued was justly called the Patriotic War by the Russians; in it, the strong resistance and outstanding endurance of an entire people were displayed.

  7. Alexander I of Russia - Simple English Wikipedia, the free ...

    Alexander I of Russia ( Russian: Александр I Павлович, Aleksandr I Pavlovich) (23 December [ O.S. 12 December] 1777 – 1 December [ O.S. 19 November] 1825), [1] also known as Alexander the Blessed ( Russian: Александр Благословенный, Aleksandr Blagoslovennyi) was Emperor of Russia from 23 March 1801 to 1 December 1825 and the first Russian King o...

  8. Russia - Russia from 1801 to 1917 | Britannica

    Russia - Russia from 1801 to 1917: When Alexander I came to the throne in March 1801, Russia was in a state of hostility with most of Europe, though its armies were not actually fighting; its only ally was its traditional enemy, Turkey. The new emperor quickly made peace with both France and Britain and restored normal relations with Austria.

  9. Alexander I - Napoleonic Wars, Reforms, Diplomacy | Britannica

    Alexander I - Napoleonic Wars, Reforms, Diplomacy: Displaying an astonishing inconstancy, Alexander abandoned his internal reforms to devote himself to foreign policy, to which he would commit the major portion of his reign. Sensitive to fluctuations in continental politics, he was a “European” who hoped for peace and unity.