Alexander I of Russia
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Alexander I of Russia the man who defeated Napoleon. by Leonid Ivan Strakhovsky

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Published by Williams & Norgate in London .
Written in English


  • Alexander -- I, -- Emperor of Russia, -- 1777-1825.

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Alexander I book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. As Alan Palmer himself writes in his preface, 'Alexander 1, ruler of Russia fo /5(15). Alexander I, Russian in full Aleksandr Pavlovich, (born December 23 [December 12, Old Style], , St. Petersburg, Russia—died December 1 [November 19], , Taganrog), emperor of Russia (–25), who alternately fought and befriended Napoleon I during the Napoleonic Wars but who ultimately (–15) helped form the coalition that defeated the. Paul I reigned as Emperor of Russia between and Officially, he was the only son of Peter III and Catherine the Great, although Catherine hinted that he was fathered by her lover Sergei Saltykov. Paul remained overshadowed by his mother for most of his life. His reign lasted four years and ended with his assassination by conspirators. He adopted the laws of succession to the Russian Father: Peter III of Russia. Alexander I of Russia, the Man Who Defeated Napoleon by STRAKHOVSKY, Leonid I. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at

Nicholas was born at Gatchina Palace in Gatchina to Grand Duke Paul, and Grand Duchess Maria Feodorovna of Russia (née Sophie Dorothea of Württemberg).Five months after his birth, his grandmother, Catherine the Great, died and his parents became emperor and empress of was a younger brother of Emperor Alexander I of Russia, who succeeded to the throne in , and of Father: Paul I of Russia. Alexander greatest achievement was his victory over Napoleon, who had attacked Russia in , and marched with his Grande Armée from France to Moscow, but was then expelled from Russia and later defeated by a coalition of allies, Russia among them. Alexander II was the emperor of Russia from 2 March until his assassination on 13 March He was also the king of Poland and the grand duke of Finland. Alexander's most significant reform as emperor was emancipation of Russia's serfs in , for which he is known as Alexander the Liberator. The tsar was responsible for other reforms, including reorganizing the judicial system, setting up Father: Nicholas I of Russia. Czar Alexander I of Russia Napoleon's Former Ally Becomes His Greatest Adversary Czar Alexander I, Empeor of Russia (reigned ) is significant to the story of Emperor Napoleon because he led Russian resistance to the French invasion of Russia, and was instrumental in the French defeat.