Definition of Nicholas I
1. Noun. Czar of Russia from 1825 to 1855 who led Russia into the Crimean War (1796-1855).
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Literary usage of Nicholas I
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1. St. Nicholasby Mary Mapes Dodge by Mary Mapes Dodge (1920)
"NICHOLAS: I really don't believe in complimenting people to their faces, ... NICHOLAS: I am going to write you a letter to put in the LETTER-BOX. ..."
2. History of the Jews in Russia and Poland, from the Earliest Times Until the by Simon Dubnow (1918)
"CHAPTER XIII THE MILITARY DESPOTISM OF Nicholas I. 1. ... Nicholas I., who was originally intended for a military career, was placed on the Russian throne ..."
3. The Historians' History of the World: A Comprehensive Narrative of the Rise by Henry Smith Williams (1907)
"DEATH OF THE EMPEROR Nicholas I The chivalrous soul of the Emperor Nicholas could not reconcile ... He believes, however, that Nicholas I died as grandly as ..."
4. The Cambridge Modern History by John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton Acton, Adolphus William Ward, George Walter Prothero, Ernest Alfred Benians (1909)
"... THE LEVANT (1) RUSSIA UNDER Nicholas I IT is not certain that we are yet in a position to do justice to the reign, nor perhaps even to the character, ..."
5. The Historians' History of the World: A Comprehensive Narrative of the Rise by Henry Smith Williams (1904)
"DEATH OF THE EMPEROR Nicholas I The chivalrous soul of the Emperor Nicholas could not reconcile itself to the complete wreck of all its political and ..."
6. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"... Minsk suffered much from the violent attempts at proselytism on the part of Emperors Nicholas I and Alexander II, by whom the Uniat Lithuanians and ..."