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  3. Nicholas II of Russia - Wikipedia

    Nicholas II (Nikolai Alexandrovich Romanov; 18 May [O.S. 6 May] 1868 – 17 July 1918) or Nikolai II was the last Emperor of Russia, King of Poland and Grand Duke of Finland from 1 November 1894 until his abdication on 15 March 1917.

  4. Nicholas II | Biography, Wife, Abdication, Death, & Facts

    Nicholas II, the last Russian emperor (1894–1917), whose autocratic but indecisive rule and disastrous military ventures led to the Russian Revolutions of 1905 and 1917. He abdicated in 1917 but was killed, along with his wife, Alexandra, and their children, by the Bolsheviks the following year.

  5. Murder of the Romanov family - Wikipedia

    The Russian Imperial Romanov family (Nicholas II of Russia, his wife Alexandra Feodorovna, and their five children: Olga, Tatiana, Maria, Anastasia, and Alexei) were shot and bayoneted to death by Bolshevik revolutionaries under Yakov Yurovsky on the orders of the Ural Regional Soviet in Yekaterinburg on the night of 16–17 July 1918. Also murdered that night were members of the imperial ...

  6. Tsar Nicholas II - Death, Wife & Family - Biography

    Nicholas II. Nicholas II was the last tsar of Russia under Romanov rule. His poor handling of Bloody Sunday and Russia’s role in World War I led to his abdication and execution. Updated:...

  7. Nicholas II (May 18, 1868–July 17, 1918) was the last czar of Russia. He ascended to the throne following the death of his father in 1894. Woefully unprepared for such a role, Nicholas II has been characterized as a naïve and incompetent leader.

  8. Nicholas II of Russia - New World Encyclopedia

    Father. Alexander III of Russia. Mother. Maria Fyodorovna. Nicholas II of Russia (May 18, 1868 – July 17, 1918) ( Russian: Никола́й II, Nikolay II) was the last tsar of Russia, the King of Poland, and Grand Duke of Finland. He ruled from 1894 until his forced abdication in 1917.

  9. Nicholas Ii (russia) |

    Nicholas II. Nicholas II (1868-1918), the czar of Russia from 1894 to 1917, was a staunch defender of autocracy. A weak monarch, he was forced to abdicate, thus ending more than 300 years of Romanov rule in Russia. The son of Alexander III, Nicholas was born on May 6, 1868.

  10. Nicholas II summary | Britannica

    Nicholas II, Russian Nikolay Aleksandrovich, (born May 18, 1868, Tsarskoye Selo, near St. Petersburg, Russia—died July 16/17, 1918, Yekaterinburg), Tsar of Russia (1894–1917). Son of Alexander III , he received a military education and succeeded his father as tsar in 1894.

  11. BBC - History - Historic Figures: Nicholas II (1868-1918)

    z. Nicholas II, 1914 © Nicholas II was the last tsar of Russia. He was deposed during the Russian Revolution and executed by the Bolsheviks. Nikolai Aleksandrovich Romanov was born near St ...

  12. Nicholas II | The British Library

    Who was Nicholas II? Nicholas II was the last Tsar of the Russian Empire who ruled between 1894 and 1917 under the official title of ‘Emperor and Autocrat of All the Russias’. What did Nicholas II do before he became Tsar?