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A history of Russia from the birth of Peter the Great to the death of Alexander II

by William Richard Morfill

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Published by Methuen in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Soviet Union -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Statementby W. R. Morfill
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 486 p. :
    Number of Pages486
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24181346M
    OCLC/WorldCa4324041

    The article examines the neglect of Catherine the Great's reign in Russia. He discusses new biographies written about the successive rule of Catherine II, Peter III, and Paul I. Raeff blames Communism for the neglect of this period of Russian History.   Alexander the Great: The Story of an Ancient Life. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Another book that looks at the complexities of Alexander and the totality of his humanity, from warrior to deep thinker. Lane Fox, R. (). Alexander the Great. London: Penguin. This is written in a more novel style, very much like Freeman's later work.

    Unofficial Royalty: Russian Titles and Patronymics; In , Maria Ilyinichna Miloslavskaya, the wife of Alexei I, Tsar of All Russia, died due to childbirth complications following the birth of her thirteenth child who also death of Tsar Alexei’s heir year-old Tsarevich Alexei in January , so soon after his wife’s death, was especially difficult for the Tsar because his. The first wave of Russian immigration occurred between and , and more than million emigrated. Most were Russian Jews who were heavily persecuted in Russia, while the other immigrants were from Ukraine and Belarus, although they called themselves Russians.

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A history of Russia from the birth of Peter the Great to the death of Alexander II by William Richard Morfill Download PDF EPUB FB2

Alexander II, emperor of Russia (–81). His liberal education and distress at the outcome of the Crimean War, which had demonstrated Russia’s backwardness, inspired him toward a great program of domestic reforms, the most important being the.

A history of Russia from the birth of Peter the Great to the death of Alexander II A history of Russia from the birth of Peter the Great to the death of Alexander II by Morfill, William Richard, English. The metadata below describe the original scanning.

Follow the "All Files: HTTP" link in the "View the book" box to the left Pages: Peter II, emperor of Russia from to Grandson of Peter I the Great (ruled –), Peter II was named heir to the Russian throne by Catherine I (ruled –27) and was crowned at the age of 11 (May 18 [May 7, Old Style], ).

Because Catherine had named the Supreme Privy Council to. Alexander II (Russian: Алекса́ндр II Никола́евич, tr. Aleksandr II Nikolayevich, IPA: [ɐlʲɪˈksandr ftɐˈroj nʲɪkɐˈlajɪvʲɪtɕ]; 29 April – 13 March ) was the Emperor of Russia, King of Poland and Grand Duke of Finland from 2 March until his assassination on 13 March Alexander's most significant reform as emperor was emancipation of Russia Father: Nicholas I of Russia.

Peter II Alexeyevich (Russian: Пётр II Алексеевич, Pyotr II Alekseyevich) (23 October [O.S. 12 October] – 30 January [O.S.

19 January] ) reigned as Emperor of Russia from until his untimely death. He was the only son of Tsarevich Alexei Petrovich (son of Peter the Great by his first wife, Eudoxia Lopukhina) and of Charlotte Christine of : Alexei Petrovich, Tsarevich of Russia.

Alexei Mikhailovich (Russian: Алексе́й Миха́йлович, IPA: [ɐlʲɪkˈsʲej mʲɪˈxajləvʲɪtɕ]; 19 March [O.S. 9 March] – 8 February [O.S. 29 January] ) was the Tsar of Russia from until his death in His reign saw wars with Poland and Sweden, schism in the Russian Orthodox Church, and the major Cossack revolt of Stenka Razin.

On February 8,Peter the Great, emperor of Russia, dies and is succeeded by his wife, Catherine. The reign of Peter, who became sole czar inwas characterized by a.

Peter the Great was born Pyotr Alekseyevich on June 9,in Moscow, Russia. Peter the Great was the 14th child of Czar Alexis by his. Catherine II (born Sophie of Anhalt-Zerbst; 2 May – 17 November ), most commonly known as Catherine the Great, was Empress of Russia from until —the country's longest-ruling female leader.

She came to power following a coup d'état that overthrew her husband, Peter her reign, Russia was revitalised; it grew larger and stronger, and. Peter II was Emperor of Russia from tothe only son of Prince Alexius, grandson of Peter the Great. His death ended the male line of the Romanov dynasty.

Peter II was born in St. Petersburg on Octo His mother died when Peter was only ten days old. His father, Prince Alexius, was accused of treason by Peter the Great, and in Alexius died in prison. When Alexander II ascended to the throne inRussia, weakened by an ignominious defeat in the Crimean War, was in such a state of crisis that the new emperor had to introduce reforms on such a massive scale that they were comparable to the grandiose reforms of his famed ancestor, Peter the Great.

Get print book. No eBook available A History of Russia from Peter the Great to the Death of Alexander II. William Richard Morfill. Methuen, - Soviet Union. 0 Reviews. What people are saying - Write a review. We haven't found any reviews in the usual places. Bibliographic information. Title: A History of Russia from Peter the Great to.

Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Morfill, William Richard, History of Russia from the birth of Peter the Great to the death of Alexander II. Alexander II (born Alexander Nikolaevich Romanov; Ap – Ma ) was a nineteenth-century Russian emperor.

Under his rule, Russia moved towards reform, most notably in the abolition of serfdom. However, his assassination cut these efforts short. An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video An illustration of an audio speaker.

A history of Russia from the birth of Peter the Great to the death of Alexander II A history of Russia from the birth of Peter the Great to the death of Alexander II by Morfill, William Richard,   The Russian honorific "czar"—sometimes spelled "tsar"—derives from none other than Julius Caesar, who predated the Russian Empire by 1, lent to a king or an emperor, the czar was the autocratic, all-powerful ruler of Russia, an institution that lasted from the midth to the early 20th centuries.

A new Hulu series titled “The Great” takes its cue from the little-known beginnings of Catherine’s reign. Adapted from his play of the same name, the ten-part miniseries is. Prince Andrew Romanov. Andrew is the great-great-grandson of Nicholas I, who was emperor of Russia until his death in He is also the grandson of Duchess Xenia, who fled Russia in along.

“Peter the Great” is one of the best-written history books I’ve encountered. Despite the title, this is not a biography — it is an incredible narrative history of the times of Peter the Great. I found this to be not only an outstanding book about Russian history but also an excellent book about Western history in the 17th and 18th /5().

Forced into an arranged marriage in at the age of 16 to her second cousin, Karl Peter Ulrich or Peter III of the Russian royal family, Catherine was miserable from the start, having to deal. This is a list of all reigning monarchs in the history of Russia.

It begins with the Prince of Novgorod Rurik in the year It ends with the Emperor of Russia Nicholas II who abdicated the throne inand was shot dead with his family in   After Russia's victory against Sweden in the Great Northern War, Peter the Great adopted the title of Emperor.

Peter was greatly concerned with modernizing Russia, and raising its cultural prestige--at the time, despite its strength, Russia was seen as a fairly backwater country. This marked a turning point in the art and culture of Russia, and.

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