Tsar Alexander II love

Help support Wordnik by adopting your favorite word!

Tsar Alexander II


Sorry, no definitions found.


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • I was pretty sure it was Tsar Alexander II, who I knew from my studies was a moderate reformer—by absolute-ruler standards—in mid-nineteenth-century Russia.


  • In 1881, in the wake of the assassination of Tsar Alexander II, pogroms and anti-Jewish harassment began to spread, primarily in the south of Russia.

    Yiddish: Women's Participation in Eastern European Yiddish Press (1862-1903).

  • Dagmar, for her part, became engaged, in 1864, to Nicholas, eldest son and heir of Tsar Alexander II, but her fiancé died the following year.

    Archive 2009-06-01

  • A century before her birth, the territory was part of the Russian Empire under Tsar Alexander II.

    Marcia DeSanctis: What I Learned in Grad School

  • I dreaded especially the terrible Nihilists who had killed Tsar Alexander II, so good and kind, as I had been taught.

    My Disillusionment in Russia

  • The Dutch abolished slavery in 1863 and in the same year Tsar Alexander II returned to his serfs that liberty which had been taken away from them more than two centuries before.

    The Story of Mankind

  • The Cantonist laws were ended in 1856 by Tsar Alexander II, almost as soon as he came to power.

    In Those Days

  • The Courtyard was owned by Grand Duke Sergei Alexandrovich, the son of Tsar Alexander II, who built it in 1890.

    Telegraph.co.uk - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • This latter influence is visible in Senaatintori (3) (Senate Square), where a statue of Tsar Alexander II, Finland's ruler between 1855 and 1881, surveys what was once his realm.

    The Independent - Frontpage RSS Feed

  • Early that morning, the Third Division of Tsar Alexander II's Royal Cavalry rode in from the north and assembled on a hilltop overlooking the town square: 612 men, 537 horses, three can­nons, two dozen dull gray canvas tents, a field kitchen, and the yellow-and-black-striped standard of the tsar.

    NPR Topics: News


Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.