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Tsar Nicholas ll of Russia. Nicholas II – (The Romanov dynasty) is remembered because of his poor ability to govern Russia. The decisions of the Tsar provoked the Russian Revolution of 1905. The Tsar Nicholas II's ignorance led to 'Bloody Sunday'. The events of bloody Sunday resulted in resentment for the Tsarist government, the articulation of revolutionary ideas, and the influence of leadership on revolutionary movements.

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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.

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Such a tragic story but a great work of art. Russian Tsar Nicholas II. Circa 1900. Oil on Canvas by Earnest Lipgart.

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A montage made in late 1890s of Prince George, duke of York (and later King George V of England) and his cousin, Tsar Nicholas II. They look like twins!

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Tsar Nicholas II of Russia, right, and his cousin Prince George, Duke of York and the future George V. Nice cufflinks and watch chain.

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Grand Kremlin Palace, Moscow, Russia, breathtaking as all of them are in Russia! The Grand Kremlin Palace was built on orders from Tsar Nicholas I in the mid-19th Century. The architects outdid themselves!

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