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.
Tsar Nicholas II in Balmoral castle. 1896. Here Tsar Nicholas II is with (from left to right) Tsarina Alexandra Fedorovna, Grand Duchess Olga, Queen Victoria, and Edward, Prince of Wales. The Tsar said he hated Balmoral Castle as it was 'colder than Siberia' !