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According to legends, Russian mystic Grigori Rasputin (1869-1916) was first poisoned with enough cyanide to kill ten men, but he wasn’t affected. So his killers shot him in the back with a revolver. Rasputin fell but later revived. So, he was shot again three more times, but Rasputin still lived. He was then clubbed, and for good measure thrown into the icy Neva River.
Grigori Yefimovich Rasputin (Russian: Григорий Ефимович Распутин; IPA: [ɡrʲɪˈɡorʲɪj jɪˈfʲiməvʲɪtɕ rɐˈsputʲɪn]) (21 January [O.S. 9 January] 1869 – 29 or 30 December [O.S. 16 December] 1916) was a Russian mystic and advisor to the Romanovs, the Russian Imperial family.
Prince Felix Yusupov, 1916, Leader of the Conspiracy to kill Rasputin, and protect the interests of the Tsar's Empire. He faked Chest Pains to become Rasputin's patient, and lured him to visit using his beautiful wife. Whether Rasputin was interested in the Princess or the Prince himself is debatable. He was openly bisexual, & enjoyed to cross dress, famous for publicly dressing in women's fashion was beloved in St. Petersburg, and considered to be very attractive to both Men and Women.
George Hackenschmidt née Georg Karl Julius Hackenschmidt (August 1, 1877-February 19, 1968) once considered the strongest man in the world, he was an early 20th century strongman, professional wrestler, writer, and philosopher. He was the first free-style heavyweight champion of the world.