Who was Nicholas the Terrified? (was Re: Verification of Imperial Orgy blurb)

Scot Kamins kamins at ModernLib.com
Thu Mar 15 11:29:39 EDT 2007

On Mar 15, 2007, at 6:08 PM, JOHN PETERSON wrote:

> Scot, I'm not a Russian history buff, but my guess is that the DJ  
> refers to Nicholas II, the last Czar of Russia, who was executed  
> three years before Saltus wrote his book.  Google had this  
> beginning description of his rule:
> "Nicholas II, the last Russian Emperor, was the eldest son of  
> Alexander III and was born on May 6, 1868. He ascended the throne  
> after the death of his father on October 20, 1894, and was crowned  
> on May 14, 1896....According to contemporaries, Nicholas was gentle  
> and approachable. Those who met him easily forgot that they were  
> face to face with the Emperor. In private life, he was undemanding  
> but had contradictions in his character, tending to weakness and  
> inconsistency."

Thanks much, John. I'll follow up on this lead.

Scot Kamins
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