Grand Duchesses Olga (1895-1918), Anastasia (1901-1918), Maria (1899-1918) and Tatiana (1897-1918) Romanova of Russia, daughters of the last Tsar, beautiful and angelic girls brutally murdered on 17th July 1918. This picture was taken four years prior their deaths
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Tsar Nicholas II and Empress Alexandra- note how much he looks like his cousin, King George V of England. He was also closely related to Kaiser Wilhelm of Germany. Hard to imagine all the family connections in Europe in those days.
Nicholas II was the last tsar of Russia, and part of the famous Romanov house. He was both a cutie and a downrightgood lookin’hunk of man. He also had a perfect beard. And I wish he were my papa, because he was a happy, adorable father as well. But his story is not a very happy one. When he succeeded his father in 1894, he had very little experience; unfortunately for him, it showed. He thought expansion into Manchuria sounded fabulous, but Japan kicked his ass, resulting in riots in…