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| Emperor and Autocrat of All the Russias
|Official photo-portrait taken in 1898|
|Tsar of Romanova (Ceremonial)|
|Reign||1 September 1917 - 17 July 1946|
|Coronation||1 September 1917|
|Emperor and Autocrat of All the Russias|
|Reign||1 November 1894 - 15 March 1917|
|Coronation||26 May 1896|
|Spouse||Alix of Hesse|
|Issue|| Grand Duchess Olga Nikolaevna|
Grand Duchess Tatiana Nikolaevna
|Nikolai Aleksandrovich Romanov|
|House||House of Holstein-Gottorp-Romanov|
|Father||Alexander III of Russia|
|Mother||Maria Feodorovna (Dagmar of Denmark)|
|Born|| 18 May 1868 |
Tsarskoye Selo, Saint Petersburg, Russian Empire, Alexander Palace
|Died|| 17 July 1946 (aged 78) |
Peter City, Romanova
|Burial|| 27 July 1946 |
Saints Peter and Paul Basilica, Peter City, Romanova
Tsar Nicholas II (Russian: Николай II, Николай Александрович Романов, tr. Nikolay II, Nikolay Aleksandrovich Romanov) (18 May 1868 – 17 July 1946) was the last Emperor of Russia, Grand Prince of Finland, and titular King of Poland, and the first Tsar of the United Subjects of Romanova. His official short title was Nicholas II, Emperor and Autocrat of All the Russias, and later on, Tsar Nikolai II of Romanova.
For his life from birth to the Russian Civil War, please see Nicholas II of Russia on Wikipedia
Escape from Russia
As he and his family were being escorted by the Bolsheviks to Yekaterinburg, they were ambushed by members of the Russian-Greenland Legion, troops from the Greenlandic colony that were loyal to the Tsar. After taking care of the Bolshevik escorts, the Russian-Greenlandics secured the royal family for transport to Russian Greenland, where they were warmly received by the colonial government of Oleg Yurievsky-Oldenburg. After a short time in which the royal family was allowed to rest, a referendum was held on whether the Tsar should remain the head of state of the new state of Romanova. An overwhelming 80% of the people voted yes, and Tsar Nicholas was crowned Tsar of Romanova.
World War Two
Nicholas, along with the rest of the royal family (with the exception of Alexi, who was a second lieutenant in the Army), was evacuated from Peter City when the Vichy French in control of Louisville invaded Romanova through Ludvigsgrad Subject. They took refuge in Anjou, and some vital government offices were also temporarily transferred to Anjou for the time being.
Nicholas died peacefully in his sleep in the Gorunov House, which had been gratefully given by wealthy businessman Anastas Gorunov to the royal family, on 17 July 1946. He was 78 years old. His remains laid in state at the Saints Peter and Paul Basilica for ten days, and he was interred in the same basilica after a High Mass.
Dozens of statues of Tsar Nicholas were erected all throughout Romanova. The most famous was an equestrian statue of Nicholas created by famed sculptor Roman Zhapatovoy, which graces the courtyard of the Grand Palace of Ministers. Another smaller version of the statue is located in front of the Ministry of Defense Building.
Tsar Nicholas and Empress Alexandra had five children.
|Grand Duchess Olga Nikolaevna||15 November 1895||26 January 1980 (aged 84)|
|Grand Duchess Tatiana Nikolaevna||10 June 1897||1 July 2007 (aged 110)||Was considered one of the longest-living people in Romanova until 2007|
|Grand Duchess Maria Nikolaevna||26 June 1899||30 August 1979 (aged 80)|
|Grand Duchess Anastasia Nikolaevna||18 June 1901||11 September 2001 (aged 100)|
|Alexi II of Romanova||12 August 1904||13 December 1998 (aged 94)||Became the second Tsar of Romanova|