Nicholas I of Russia

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Nicholas I
Portrait by Georg von Bothmann, 1855
Emperor of Russia
Reign1 December 1825 – 2 March 1855
Coronation3 September 1826
PredecessorAlexander I
SuccessorAlexander II
Born(1796-07-06)6 July 1796
Gatchina Palace, Gatchina, Russian Empire
Died2 March 1855(1855-03-02) (aged 58)
Winter Palace, Saint Petersburg, Russian Empire
Peter and Paul Cathedral, St. Petersburg, Russian Empire
Full name
  • Nicholas Pavlovich Romanov
  • Russian: Никола́й Па́влович Рома́нов
FatherPaul I of Russia
MotherMaria Feodorovna (Sophie Dorothea of Württemberg)
ReligionRussian Orthodox
SignatureNicholas I's signature

Nicholas I (Russian: Никола́й I Па́влович, tr. Nikoláy I Pávlovich, IPA: [nʲɪkɐˈɫaj ˈpʲervɨj ˈpavɫəvʲɪt͡ɕ]; 6 July [O.S. 25 June] 1796 – 2 March [O.S. 18 February] 1855) was the Emperor of Russia, King of Poland and Grand Duke of Finland from 1825 until 1855. He was the third son of Paul I.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. Nicholas Riasanovsky, Nicholas I and Official Nationality in Russia, 1825–1855 (1959). p. 3.

Other websites[change | change source]

  • Bolsover, George H. "Nicholas I and the Partition of Turkey." Slavonic and East European Review (1948): 115-145 online.
  • Cannady, Sean, and Paul Kubicek. "Nationalism and legitimation for authoritarianism: A comparison of Nicholas I and Vladimir Putin." Journal of Eurasian Studies 5.1 (2014): 1-9 online.
  • Crisp, Olga. "The state peasants under Nicholas I." Slavonic and East European Review 37.89 (1959): 387-412 online.
  • Curtiss, John Shelton. "The Army of Nicholas I: Its Role and Character." American Historical Review 63.4 (1958): 880-889 online.