Nicholas ii, tsar and romanov family in the space of a few days in february 1917, tsarist russia came to an end the romanov family, who had ruled russia since the seventeenth century, was. The romanov family had ruled russia since 1613 when the leading nobles decided to place the sixteen-year-old michael romanov, a distant relative of ivan the terrible, on the throne he took the title emperor and autocrat of all russia. Grand duchess leonida georgievna of russia, who has died aged 95, was the last surviving member of the romanov family to have been born before the russian revolution as widow of grand duke. The main characters in the book, the family romanov by candace fleming, are alexandra, nicholas ii, olga, tatiana, marie, anastasia, alexei(all from the romanov family), and rasputin alexandra is a gullible person who happens to be stubborn through most of the story while nicholas is quite positive, but lets his wife tell him what to do.
The jewish role in the bolshevik revolution and russia's early soviet regime assessing the grim legacy of soviet communism by mark weber in the night of july 16-17, 1918, a squad of bolshevik secret police murdered russia's last emperor, tsar nicholas ii, along with his wife, tsaritsa alexandra, their 14-year-old son, tsarevich alexis, and their four daughters. The house of romanov was the last great empire of russia the aristocratic rule of the romanovs consolidated power to the ruling family for nearly three hundred years the majority of the russian people sat back and watched as the ruling family pressed for more power as each monarch took the throne. The causes of the russian revolution in 1917 -shortage of bread and the prices were high -big difference between rich and poor -tsar made poor decisions and lack of lead ership ability -power.
From these it is evident though that tsar nicholas‟ role in world war 1 and the war itself, to a major extent, was a key factor in the end of the 300-year reigning romanov rule and subsequent execution. On 2 march, 1917, tsar nicholas ii, head of the russian romanov dynasty, was forced to abdicate after 23 years the vast country was in the throes of revolution the imperial family was exiled to siberia, and a year later, moved to ekaterinburg in the ural mountains. Striking workings march to the winter palace to deliver a petition to the tsar on january 22 (january 9 os) troops open fire and killed between 96 and 200 people the events of bloody sunday sparked strikes, peasant uprisings, mutinies in the navy, and assassinations of royalty and officials. Russia was ruled by an emperor called the tsar, and for three centuries this position had been held by the romanov family 1913 saw the 300-year celebrations in a vast festival of pomp, pageantry, social class and expense. In the years before the russian revolution, rasputin, who styled himself a holy man, became the confidant of the tsar and tsarina of russia a member of the royal.
The russian red cross was established by the order of tsar alexander ii in 1867 with the purpose of helping prevent and alleviate suffering during wars and conflict by providing assistance to the wounded. An artistic representation of nicholas ii, last tsar of russia nicholas ii, the last tsar of russia, had neither the qualities or the desire to rule imperial russia born in tsarskoye selo in 1868, nicholas was the eldest son of alexander iii, the fearsome tsar who had reimposed autocracy and. In wilton's view, nicholas and his family were murdered because the bolshevik rulers knew quite well that they lacked genuine popular support, and rightly feared that the russian people would never approve killing the tsar, regardless of pretexts and legalistic formalities.
Grand duchess anastasia nikolaevna (june 18, 1901 — july 17, 1918) was the youngest daughter of tsar nicholas ii of russia and his wife, the tsarina alexandra along with her parents and young siblings, anastasia was captured and executed during the bolshevik revolution. Tsar nicholas ii was the head of the romanov family the romanovs had ruled russia for five generations, from 1613 to 1762 tsar nicholas reluctantly inherited the throne in 1894 he married alexandra fyodorovna of hesse, from germany alexander and nicholas had five children together the. In 1917 after the february revolution and nicholas' ensuing abdication and home arrest, it was decided by the russian provisional government that the former emperor and his family should be sent to the small siberian city of tobolsk to reside at the governor's mansion.
How important was tsar nicholas ii's contribution of the downfall of the russian royal family in causing the bolshevik revolution in 1917 did vladimir lenin and tsar nicholas ii ever meet in person what would've happened if tsar nicholas ii and his family survived the russian civil war. The russian revolution was a pair of revolutions in russia in 1917 which dismantled the tsarist autocracy and led to the rise of the soviet union the russian empire collapsed with the abdication of emperor nicholas ii and the old regime was replaced by a provisional government during the first revolution of february 1917 (march in the. The russian imperial romanov family (tsar nicholas ii, his wife tsarina alexandra and their five children olga, tatiana, maria, anastasia, and alexei) and all those who chose to accompany them into imprisonment—notably eugene botkin, anna demidova, alexei trupp and ivan kharitonov—were shot, bayoneted and clubbed to death in yekaterinburg on the night of 16-17 july 1918.
Alexandra feodorovna was consort of the russian czar nicholas ii her rule precipitated the collapse of russia's imperial government she was murdered, along with her entire family, in 1918. In the space of a few days in february 1917, tsarist russia came to an end the romanov family, who had ruled russia since the seventeenth century, was overthrown and the monarchy was no more. Rasputin is best known for his role as a mystical adviser in the court of czar nicholas ii of russia grigori rasputin was born into a peasant family in siberia, russia, around 1869 after failing. Pressure is mounting in moscow to exhume the bones of the tragic last russian emperor and his family amid doubts expressed by the russian orthodox church as to their authenticity.