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Nicholas I, Emperor of Russia: Russian History

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Tsar Nicholas I was the younger brother of his predecessor, Alexander I. He "came to represent autocracy personified: infinitely majestic, determined and powerful, hard as stone, and relentless as fate". He inherited his brother's throne despite a revolt against him, and went on to become the most reactionary of all Russian leaders, leading an aggressive policy involving many expensive wars.

Discover the life and struggles of this influential ruler through this precise, clear and thorough presentation.

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