Definition of Czar alexander ii
1. Noun. The son of Nicholas I who, as czar of Russia, introduced reforms that included limited emancipation of the serfs (1818-1881).
Geographical relationships: Russia
Generic synonyms: Czar, Tsar, Tzar
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Literary usage of Czar alexander ii
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1. Some Noted Princes, Authors and Statesmen of Our Time by James Parton (1885)
"THE CZAR, ALEXANDER II., IN THE FIELD, 1877. BY ARCHIBALD FORBES. THE Romanoffs have always been fighting-men. Peter the Great was at the siege of Narva, ..."
2. The National Cyclopaedia of American Biography by James Terry White, James T. White & Company (1898)
"... mission to Russia to bear the congratulations of the US congress to the czar, Alexander II., who had narrowly escaped assassination by a Pole in Paris, ..."