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Alexander Alexandrovich Romanov, III

  • Birth 10 Mar 1845 Saint Petersburg, Saint Petersburg Federal City, Russia
  • Death 20 Oct 1894 Yalta, Republic of Crimea, Ukraine
  • Burial Saint Petersburg, Saint Petersburg Federal City, Russia
  • Memorial ID 7033272

Russian Monarch. Imperial House of Romanov. Grand Duke Alexander became Emperor of All the Russia's upon the death of His Majesty's father, Czar-Liberator Alexander II. In 1866, Grand Duke Alexander married Princess Dagmar of Denmark, known as Czarina Marie. Alexander III was Czar from 1881-1894 and reversed some of the reforms of the Czar-Liberator. Emperor Alexander III refused to grant the constitution which the Czar-Liberator was on the verge of signing before His Majesty's murder. Czar Alexander III tightened police oppression and incresed censorship. The authority of the town councils & the judiciary were reduced. Industrial development increased & the construction of the Trans Siberian Railway began. Czar Alexander III died at the Summer Palace in Livadia in the Crimea. Alexander III is buried in the Fortress of St Peter & St Paul in Saint Petersburg, Russia. The Czar's son, Grand Duke Nicholas became Czar Nicholas II.

Bio by: John Hinkle





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  • Originally Created by: John Hinkle
  • Added: 25 Dec 2002
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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Alexander Alexandrovich Romanov, III (10 Mar 1845–20 Oct 1894), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7033272, citing St. Peter and Paul Fortress, Saint Petersburg, Saint Petersburg Federal City, Russia ; Maintained by Find A Grave .