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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 the emperor of Russia from 1801, the first king of Congress Poland from 1815, and the grand duke of ...

  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 of Russia - New World Encyclopedia

    Aleksandr I Pavlovich ( Russian: Александр I Павлович) (December 23, 1777 – December 1, 1825) was emperor of Russia from March 23, 1801 – December 1, 1825 and king of Poland from 1815–1825, as well as the first Grand Duke of Finland.

  7. Alexander I - Russian Life

    Alexander I (Alexander Pavlovich) was born on December 12, 1777. He was the eldest son of Paul I and reigned as Emperor of All Russia from 1801 to his death in 1825. Like most of Paul I's children, Alexander was raised by his grandmother, Catherine the Great. Upon the murder of Paul I (March 12, 1801), Alexander was crowned in the Dormition ...

  8. Biography of Emperor Alexander I of Russia - Saint Petersburg

    Born: St. Petersburg, 12 (23) December 1777. Died: Taganrog, 19 November (1 December) 1825. Reigned: 1801-1825. Grand Duke Alexander, the oldest son of Pavel I and his wife Maria Fyodorovna, and heir to the throne, remains one of the most enigmatic figures in the Romanov Dynasty.

  9. Government reform of Alexander I - Wikipedia

    The early Russian system of government instituted by Peter the Great, which consisted of various state committees, each named Collegium with subordinate departments named Prikaz, was largely outdated by the 19th century.The responsibilities of the Collegia were chosen very randomly and often overlapped. Soon after Alexander I inherited the throne in 1801, he formed a Privy Committee ...

  10. Exclusive: Russian hypersonic scientist accused of betraying...

    Alexander Lukanin, a scientist from the Siberian city of Tomsk, was arrested in 2020 on suspicion of passing tech secrets to Beijing, Russian state news agency TASS reported at the time. Last...

  11. Alexander I -

    Alexander I was born in St. Petersburg on 23 December, 1777 and died at Taganrog on 1 December, 1825. He was the son of Paul I and Sophie of Württemberg (Maria Feodorovna), and the grandson of Catherine II. He was handsome – he had the classic profile of his grandmother – and intelligent.

  12. Alexander I, Emperor of Russia |

    Taganrog, Nov. 19, 1825. Alexander, the son of Czar Paul I (1754 – 1801) and Sophia Dorothea of W ü rttemberg, was much influenced by his Swiss tutor Fr é d é ric Laharpe, a rationalist. Until 1812 Alexander was inclined toward deism and was also affected by traditional Russian autocracy.