Results for: Czar

In Russia

Did czar Nicholas marry his cousin?

Nicholas II and Alexandra (Alix of Hesse) were second cousins by blood, being great-grandchildren of Princess Wilhelmina of Baden. However, both were first cousins of George (MORE)
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Who had Czar Peter III killed?

It has been rumored that the Czar was murdered at the castle Ropsha by Alexius Orlov, Theodore Baryatinski and a group of compatriots, at the behest of Gregory Orlov (Alexius' (MORE)
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Who was the first Russian Czar?

Ivan IV, Ivan the Fourth, also known as Ivan the Terrible, was the first ruler of Russia to give himself the title tsar. This happened in 1547. The first czar of Russia was Iv (MORE)
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Who replaced Czar Nicholas II?

Vladimir Illich Ulyanov, later known as Lenin, after Nicholas II was forced to abdicate the Bolsheviks executed him and his family, and Bolshevik leader Lenin took control. Le (MORE)

How do you become Czar?

Czar is the title given to the Emperor of Russia. AS with most monarchical titles, to become one you had to either conquer the land (as William the Conquerer did), inherit it (MORE)

Who was Czar Nicholas?

There were two Czars named Nicholas. Czar Nicholas I ruled Russia from 1825 to 1855. Most notably, he ruled during the Crimean War but died before it ended. The more famous of (MORE)
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What does Czar have to do with Russia?

The Tsar (or Czar) has not had anything to do with Russia since 1917, when the final tsar, Nicholas II, was forced to abdicate his throne due to civil unrest in the country. (MORE)