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    Nicholas Ii of Russia

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    Anonymos 21/03/13 Nicholas II of Russia Nicholas II was born the 18th of May‚ 1869 in Saint Petersburg. He was christened his imperial highness Nicholas Aleksandrovitch Romanov‚ Grand Duke of Russia. When Nicholas was a child‚ he wasn’t as bright as his younger brothers‚ which made his dad view Nicholas as a shy child‚ not "man enough" to become emperor of Russia. He never wanted to be the Czar of Russia‚ and his parents did not teach him enough for him to be ruler‚ he was much more of a family

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    <center><b>It was Tzar Nicholas 2 political naivete and extreme obstinance that led to the downfall of the Russia</b></center> <br> <br>Certain aspects of Tsar Nicholas 2’s behaviour definitely contributed to bringing about the fall of the Russian Empire‚ however most of these qualities were not weaknesses in character as such‚ they were qualities we would associate with poor leadership. When we say ‘weakness in character’ we mean being easily influenced/controlled by others. Nicholas himself was a firm

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    Firstly‚ the breakdown of social order was instigated by the leadership of Nicholas II. The Tsars’ archaic policy’s led to the persecution of racial minorities and oppression of the working class‚ which held Russia’s population majority and contributed to over half the nations’ income. Nicolas II was very easily influenced‚ which led to him being easily persuaded by his advisors and wife. His wife‚ Tsarina Alexander was a very strong believer of the autocratic system and believed that power should

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    Nicholas II research: Source 1: “The daily work of a monarch he found intolerably boring. He could not stand listening long or seriously to ministers’ reports‚ or reading them.” Written by Kerensky in 1934. Kerensky was the leader of the government which took over when the Tsar abdicated in 1917. Source 3: “Nicholas II was not fit to run a village post office.” Said by an unknown cabinet minister Source 4: “He never had an opinion of his own … always agreeing with the judgement of the last person

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    Tsar Nicholas II

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    In 1894‚ at the age of 26‚ Nicholas II became Tsar of Russia as a result of his father‚ Alexander III’s‚ passing away. When he acquired the throne he cried because he wasn’t ready to be king. Spoken by Nicholas himself‚ he said‚ “I am not yet ready to be Tsar. I know nothing of the business of ruling” (Lieven‚ 1993). However‚ ascending the throne was something that Nicholas had to do with no other choice in the matter. Before Nicholas became Tsar the people of Russia already disliked the Romanov

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    Tsar Nicholas Ii

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    Notes: Tsar Nicholas II ruled Russia from 1894 till 1917 when he abdicated following the revolution in March 1917. Nicholas II inherited Russia when it was in a very bad state‚ and although there were minor improvements during his reign‚ compared to many other countries it was very backward‚ perhaps then it was almost defiantly inevitable that sudden change was going to happen‚ however not necessarily in the form of revolution. The Tsar was in a difficult situation‚ but he had opportunities to end

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    Nicholas II abdicated the throne in 1917 up until then‚ the Russian Royal family had ruled for over three hundred years. Throughout this period‚ they faced many problems and uneasy predicaments‚ a lot of these centering on Nicholas II as Tsar. A combination of long and short-term problems led to the decline and eventual fall of the Romanov dynasty. Tsar Nicholas II ignored these issues‚ staying true to his coronation vow to uphold Autocracy‚ and therefore played a critical role in the plummet of

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    tsar nicholas II

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    Nicholas II was the last tsar of Russia. He was deposed during the Russian Revolution and executed by the Bolsheviks. Nikolai Aleksandrovich Romanov was born near St Petersburg on 18 May 1868‚ the eldest son of Tsar Alexander III. When he succeeded his father in 1894‚ he had very little experience of government. In the same year‚ Nicholas married Princess Alexandra of Hesse-Darmstadt (a duchy in Germany). They had four daughters and a son‚ Alexis‚ who suffered from the disease haemophilia. Alexandra

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    necessary to control an empire as big as Russia and shortly after this‚ the country quickly fell into turmoil. Many unfortunate incidents occurred during his rule‚ the first one being at his corronation in Moscow (1895)‚ where a number of people (the number itself is disputed and ranges from several hundred to several thousand) were trampled to death in a huge field whilst rushing forward in order to receive presents from the new Emperor. Nicholas‚ after hearing of the catastrophe‚ wished

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    effect on the Russian economy. The rising cost of food caused food shortages. Industrial workers went on strike to increase wages and by the end of the war and a new government emerged following Nicholas II abdication. The already delicate domestic political situation in Russia would be imperiled by Nicholas II’s personal affiliation with the military wealth of his country. Any other military commander could be blamed for a disaster and then dismissed‚ but by taking personal command the Emperor would

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