In June 1867, Alexander II
arrived in Paris with his sons Alexander and Vladimir.
And therefore the large rare gem stones were named after the Russian tsar Alexander II
of the day (1818-1881).
When Alexander II
launched exotic Asian wars, one of his ministers, Count Valuev, wrote,"there's something erotic about all things on distant frontiers." Moscow lacks the resources to replace America and will find in Syria a quagmire, but Russians feel that a great imperial Russia has always been a player in the Middle East " and boldness counts for much in this wild world.
Henry III and Alexander II
met there in 1236 and Edward I and John Baliol in 1292.
n 1214, Alexander II
became King of Scots at age 16 upon the death of his father, William the Lion.
It's built on the spot where Tsar Alexander II
was assassinated in 1881 and boast spectacular golden mosaics.
A collection of documents and photographs revealed an iron worker who was invited by Russian tsar Alexander II
to build ironworks in Russia after they lost the war with Ukraine.
For many years, historians believed that Czar Alexander II
sent the ships in order to demonstrate his support for the Union cause.
It was in Sochi (or Krasnaya Polyana, meaning red/beautiful glade) in 1864 that the brother of Alexander II
and Grand Duke Michael Nikolaevich declared, after a military defeat of the Circassians, that this spot would remain Russian forever.
. Heavily damaged by the Spitak Earthquake in 1988, the cathedral was restored in 2008.
With its fascinating history - it was founded in 1839 in honour of the prince who would become Tsar Alexander II
- plus the fact it is run over two miles and two furlongs round one turn, and starting in one county and finishing in another, this is a race unlike any other on the planet.
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