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A History of Russia: From the Birth of Peter the Great to Nicholas II.

by William Richard Morfill

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Published by James Pott .
Written in English


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OCLC/WorldCa01069372

  Revolution came to Russia in February , and a month later Nicholas II, emperor and autocrat of all the Russias, abdicated his throne to become plain Nicholas Romanov. Peter I (Peter the Great) Alexander II of Russia () Notable for the abolition of serfdom. He sold Alaska and the Aleutian Islands to the United States. Nicholas II, the last Russian Czar Anastasia-The youngest daughter of Czar Nicholas II. Alexander Palace Time Machine.

General Info Edit. The list below shows descent from William the Conqueror (see Descendants of William I of England for another list). Many of the people have more than one path to William, but this is mostly just showing one (ideally the shortest path).   As European and Russian leaders face diverse populations with large Muslim components, they might be tempted to explore the lessons of Russian history. In a new book titled "For Prophet And Tsar.

  EuroDocs > History of Russia: Primary Documents. EuroDocs Creator: Richard Hacken, European Studies Librarian, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, USA. Feel free to get in touch: Hacken @ With special thanks .   Tsar and czar are two spellings of the same word. Yet another is tzar. In English it is pronounced /zar/ or /t͡sar/. Czar is a historical form that has become traditional in English. It was introduced to Western Europe in Sigismund von Herberstein.


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A History of Russia: From the Birth of Peter the Great to Nicholas II by William Richard Morfill Download PDF EPUB FB2

A History of Russia: From the Birth of Peter the Great to Nicholas II. From the Birth of Peter the Great to Nicholas II. by William Richard Morfill. Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user : Peter II Alexeyevich (Russian: Пётр II Алексеевич, Pyotr II Alekseyevich) (23 October [O.S.

12 October] – 30 January [O.S. 19 January] ) reigned as Emperor of Russia from until his untimely death. He was the only son of Tsarevich Alexei Petrovich (son of Peter the Great by his first wife, Eudoxia Lopukhina) and of Charlotte Christine of Brunswick-LüneburgFather: Alexei Petrovich, Tsarevich of Russia.

Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Morfill, William Richard, History of Russia. N.Y., James Pott, (OCoLC) From the Modern Library’s new set of beautifully repackaged hardcover classics by Robert K.

Massie—also available are Nicholas and Alexandra and The Romanovs Against the monumental canvas of seventeenth- and eighteenth-century Europe and Russia unfolds the magnificent story of Peter the Great, crowned co-tsar at the age of by: “Peter the Great” is one of the best-written history books I’ve encountered.

Despite the title, this is not a biography — it is an incredible narrative history of the times of Peter the Great. I found this to be not only an outstanding book about Russian history but also an excellent book about Western history in the 17th and 18th /5().

Anastasia, grand duchess of Russia and youngest daughter of Tsar Nicholas II, last emperor of Russia. She was killed with the other members of her immediate family in following the October Revolution, but numerous women claimed to be the still-living Anastasia in the following years. Peter III was emperor of Russia for a mere six months in before he was overthrown by his wife, Catherine the Great, and assassinated in (–) Person.

Czar Nicholas II left Saint Petersburg in to take command of the failing Russian Army front in World War I. Bymost Russians had lost all faith in the leadership ability of the czar. I love this list. I actually disagree with removing the fiction books. Many of those books actually have a lot to do with Russian History.

My goodness, some of these books helped propel the Russian Revolution. Some of those books describe serfdom and the Russian culture better than many history books can. Anyway, just my opinion. Quick Facts Name Nicholas II Birth Date May 6, Death Date J Place of Birth Pushkin, Russia Place of Death Yekaterinburg, Russia AKA Nikolai Alexandrovich Romanov.

Alexandra, consort of the Russian emperor Nicholas II. In the tsarevich Alexis was born; Alexandra had previously given birth to four daughters. The tsarevich suffered from hemophilia, and Alexandra’s overwhelming concern for his life led her to seek the aid of a debauched “holy man” who possessed hypnotic powers, Grigory Yefimovich Rasputin.

The Russian honorific "czar"—sometimes spelled "tsar"—derives from none other than Julius Caesar, who predated the Russian Empire by 1, lent to a king or an emperor, the czar was the autocratic, all-powerful ruler of Russia, an institution that lasted from the midth to the early 20th centuries.

As a result, Nicholas inherited a restless Russia. A few days after his coronation innearly 1, of his subjects died during a huge had. SIMON SEBAG MONTEFIORE is a historian of Russia and the Middle ine the Great and Potemkin was short-listed for the Samuel Johnson : The Court of the Red Tsar won the History Book of the Year Prize at the British Book Stalin won the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Biography, the Costa Biography Award, and le Grande Prix de la biographie.

A new Hulu series titled “The Great” takes its cue from the little-known beginnings of Catherine’s reign. Adapted from his play of the same name, the ten-part miniseries is the. The most vivid pages of Russian history and the establishment and consolidation of Russian state power are associated with the eighteen Russian Tsars.

After Russia's victory against Sweden in the Great Northern War, Peter the Great adopted the title of Emperor. Peter was greatly concerned with modernizing Russia, and raising its cultural prestige--at the time, despite its strength, Russia was seen as a fairly backwater country.

This marked a turning point in the art and culture of Russia, and. 1 day ago  From Catherine the Great to Princess Diana, a Brief History of Royal Tell-Alls. Once Peter even hanged a rat, Her cousin Czar Nicholas II of Russia is gentleness personified: “Something.

A History of Russia - Tsars and Revolutions - Documentary. A History of Russia - Tsars and Revolutions - Documentary Alexander the Great (All Parts) - Duration: Epic History. - Peter the Great dies and his wife Catherine I reigns as Empress of Russia. - Start of the Russo-Turkish War against the Ottoman Empire.

- Russian troops join in the Seven Years' War. - Russia leaves the Seven Years' War with no territory gained. - Tsar Peter III is assassinated and his wife Catherine II takes the crown. History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Morfill, William Richard, History of Russia from the birth of Peter the Great to the death of Alexander II.

London: Methuen, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: William Richard Morfill. He travels frequently to Russia and is currently writing a book (provisionally entitled The Romanovs, and the Redemption of Putin’s Russia) on the cult of Russia’s last tsar, Nicholas II, and on how ordinary Russians see their country’s place in the world in the approach of the centenary of the Russian Revolution.

The tumultuous reign of Nicholas II, the last czar of Russia, was tarnished by his ineptitude in both foreign and domestic affairs that helped to bring about the Russian Romanov Dynasty, which had ruled Russia for three centuries, came to an abrupt and bloody end in Julywhen Nicholas and his family, who had been held under house arrest for more than a year.