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    Tsar Nicholas II and his wife, Tsarina Alexandra at the tercentenary of the Romanov dynasty, February 1913.

    Tsar Nicholas II and family

    Olga, Grand Duchess of Russia, and one of the four daughters of Czar Nicholas II

    Cancelled cheque in the amount of $ 7.2 million, for the purchase of Alaska from Russia, issued August 1, 1868. For less than 2 cents an acre, the United States acquired nearly 600,000 square miles.

    Elizaveta Fedorovna (Elizabeth Romanova), a German princess in 1880’s-90’s Russia, where she married the fifth son of Tsar Alexander II. She was said to be the most beautiful woman in Europe. Her husband was killed by a bomb in 1905. A champion of the poor, she became a nun after her husband's murder. Arrested and buried alive 1918 by the Red Army. Canonized in 1981.

    Tsar Nicholas II

    Empress Alexandra Feodorovna of Russia

    The daughters of Tsar Nicholas II

    This photograph shows The Tsarevich Alexei Nicolaevich Romanov, youngest child and only son of Tsar Nicholas II and Empress Alexandra.

    Tsar Nicholas II and Empress Alexandra


    They were first cousins. Their mothers were sisters. They could almost pass as twins. Tsar Nicholas II of Russia and King George V of England. King George wanted to send help to save the family, but he was not supported by the English government.

    Nicholas II.

    The procession of Tsar Nicholas II after his coronation, 1896. The tsar is in the centre.

    Kaiser Wilhelm II and Tsar Nicholas II (in a pickelhaube!), 1905. Kaiser Wilhelm and Alexandra were first cousins. Their Grandmother was Queen Victoria. Their mothers were sisters. The Tsar was a distant cousin to the Kaiser through his mother who was the sister of Wilhelm's aunt Queen Alexandra.

    Grand Duchess Tatiana, 1910. She was murdered, along with the rest of the Tsar's family, in 1918.

    Tsar Nicholas, II 1890

    Best photo of the Emperor and Empress --Ever!!!

    Tsar Nicholas II

    Victoria, Queen of Great Britain, at Balmoral Castle in Scotland, with her son Edward, Prince of Wales (right), and Tsar Nicholas II of Russia (left). Seated on the left is Alexandra, Tsarina of Russia, holding her baby daughter Grand Duchess Tatiana. UK, 1896