In June 1867, Alexander II
arrived in Paris with his sons Alexander and Vladimir.
And therefore the large rare gem stones were named after the Russian tsar Alexander II
of the day (1818-1881).
Russian defeat in 1856 persuaded Alexander II
and the last czars to back off on using military force to dominate Jerusalem, preferring diplomacy and soft power.
Henry III and Alexander II
met there in 1236 and Edward I and John Baliol in 1292.
Penman's Robert I is well acquainted with the efforts of his royal predecessors, Alexander II
and Alexander III, to introduce greater coherence to the disparate legal customs that flourished in the thirteenth-century realm.
n 1214, Alexander II
became King of Scots at age 16 upon the death of his father, William the Lion.
Sberbank is Russia's oldest, biggest retail bank, with more than one-third loans and deposits across Mother Rus that was founded in the reign of Tsar Alexander II
while President Lincoln lived in the White House in 1861.
It's built on the spot where Tsar Alexander II
was assassinated in 1881 and boast spectacular golden mosaics.
They cover the Scottish political community during the reign of Alexander II
1214-49; Homo ligius and unfreedom in medieval Scotland; Scottish royal government in the 13th century from an English perspective; neighbors, the neighborhood, and the visnet in Scotland 1125-1300; Cistercian identities in Scotland during the 12th and 13th centuries: the case of Melrose Abbey; the language of objects: material culture in medieval Scotland; and a role for formal models in representing aspects of medieval Scotland.
A collection of documents and photographs revealed an iron worker who was invited by Russian tsar Alexander II
to build ironworks in Russia after they lost the war with Ukraine.
For many years, historians believed that Czar Alexander II
sent the ships in order to demonstrate his support for the Union cause.
It was in Sochi (or Krasnaya Polyana, meaning red/beautiful glade) in 1864 that the brother of Alexander II
and Grand Duke Michael Nikolaevich declared, after a military defeat of the Circassians, that this spot would remain Russian forever.
With its fascinating history - it was founded in 1839 in honour of the prince who would become Tsar Alexander II
- plus the fact it is run over two miles and two furlongs round one turn, and starting in one county and finishing in another, this is a race unlike any other on the planet.
Believed to be a portrait of Natalie Paley, grandaughter of Tsar Alexander II
, this portrait marked the beginning of collage based paintings.
Freeing the serfs was not the only legacy of Alexander II