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Tsar Nicolas II

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Introduction

Tsar Nicholas II * Nicholas II was born on May 18th, 1868 in Saint Petersburg, Russia. * He was the second son of Emperor Alexander III. * Crowned as Tsar In 1896 * Married to Alexandra of Hesse (a granddaughter of Queen Victoria) ...read more.

Middle

* He was not very effective as a ruler, unable to concentrate on the business of being a Tsar. * He was a kind, loving family man but did not really understand the changes Russia was going through. * By 1917 he had lost control of Russia and abdicated. ...read more.

Conclusion

* At first, Nicholas' father, Tsar Alexander III, told them they could not get married but he soon changed his mind. Although, she had to convert to the Russian Orthodox faith before engaging to him. * She and Nicholas became engaged in April 1894. * The couple were married on the 14th November 1894. * In November of 1878, she caught diphtheria and nearly died. * Aged 46, she died on the 17th July, 1918. ...read more.

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