Members of several European Royal families outside Rosenau Castle during celebrations for the betrothal of Tsarevich Nicholas of Russia (soon to be Tsar Nicholas II) and Princess Alix of Hesse (back row left to right); Prince Henry of Battenberg, Prince Philip of Coburg, Prince Ferdinand of Romania (later King Ferdinand), Prince Henry of Prussia, Grand Duke Paul of Russia, The Duke of Coburg, Tsarevich Nicholas of Russia, William II of Germany and Prussia, Grand Duke Vladimir, Duke of Connaught, Prince Louis of Battenberg, Alexendra of Coburg and The Prince of Wales (later King Edward VII). Original Artwork: Photo by J Russell & Sons, 1894.
Tsar Nicholas II (1968–1918) and Empress Alexandra (1872–1918) attend a private reception at the new Imperial Pavilion specially erected at the Warsaw Station, Moscow, 18th May 1896. They then proceeded to the Petrovsky Palace, where they stayed prior to their state entry into the city for their coronation ceremony. Behind them is their baby daughter, Grand Duchess Olga Nikolaevna (1895–1918). A supplement to the Illustrated “London News”.
Tsar Nicholas II of Russia (1868–1918), circa 1912. (Photo by Keystone)
Alexandra, Tsarina of Russia in her coronation dress. Formerly Alix of Hesse-Darmstadt, she married Nicholas of Russia in the same year that he became Tsar Nicholas II, 1894.
Alexis Tsarevich Romanov (1909–1918), the only son of Tsar Nicholas II of Russia, circa 1915. He suffered from the hereditary royal disease of haemophilia, and was murdered by Bolsheviks at Yekaterinburg, along with the rest of his family. (Photo by Henry Guttmann)
Royal children play in the snow outside the Anichkov Palace, Petrograd, residence of their grandmother, Empress Marie Feodorovna, circa 1913. They are nephews of Tsar Nicholas II, and sons of Grand Duke Alexander Mikhailovich and Grand Duchess Xenia Alexandrovna of Russia. From left to right in front are: Prince Rostislav Alexandrovitch, Prince Dmitri Alexandrovitch, Prince Nikita Alexandrovitch, and Prince Andrei Alexandrovitch and behind them stands Prince Vasili Alexandrovitch.
Tsar Nicholas II of Russia and his family in Cherbourg during a state visit to France, circa 1909. The Tsarina is on the arm of the French president Fallieres.
Alexis, Tsarevich of Russia (1904–1918), the son of Emperor Nicholas II of Russia, circa 1913. He was shot by the Red Guards in 1918.
Portraits of the Tsars of Russia, Alexander III, right, Alexander II, above centre, and Nicholas II, left, which were torn from the walls during the Russian Revolution, 1917. (Photo by Three Lions)
Grand Duchess Tatiana (1897–1918), one of the four daughters of Tsar Nicholas II and the Empress Alexandra, November 1911. She was shot with her whole family by the Red Guard in July 1918.
The Grand Duchess Marie (1899–1918), daughter of Tsar Nicholas II, circa 1915.
Children of the Grand Duke of Hesse Darmstadt: Ernst Ludwig (1868–1937), later Grand Duke; Victoria of Hesse (1863–1950), later wife of Louis Battenberg (Mountbatten) and 1st Marquess of Milford Haven; Elizabeth of Hesse (1864–1918), who married Sergei, Grand Duke of Russia; and Alexandra (1872–1918), who married Tsar Nicholas II of Russia, circa 1875.
Alexander Mikhailovitch, Grand Duke of Russia, (1866–1933), the cousin of Tsar Nicholas II, circa 1900.
Emperor Wilhelm II of Germany meets Tsar Nicholas II at Bjoerkoe, 24th July 1905.
Nicholas II, Tsar of Russia (1868–1917), circa 1905.
Nicholas II (1868–1918), Emperor of Russia with his son Alexis, December 1911.
Grand Duchess Tatiana, daughter of Tsar Nicholas II of Russia, in military uniform, 1910.
Emperor of Russia Nicholas II (1868–1918) with the sacred ikon, September 1917.
French president Raymond Poincare (1860–1934) inspecting a Russian Naval guard of honour with Tsar Nicholas II (1868–1918) during his official visit to Russia, July 1914.
The Russian imperial yacht named Standard, on which King Edward VII and Tsar Nicholas II met. 10th June 1908.
Grand Duchess Marie Nikolaievna (1899–1918) (right), and her sister Grand Duchess Anastasia Nikolaievna (1901–1918), two of the daughters of the Emperor Nicholas II, visit patients in the hospital on their estate, circa 1915.
In a cartoon called “Peril!” in Punch, Liberty says to the Tsar, “Give him his head, it's your only chance, and mine!” The Tsar in question is Nicholas II (1868–1918). He was forced to abdicate in 1917 and was executed with his entire family. 6th June 1906.
Russian Prince Felix Yusupoff with his wife Irina, a niece of Tsar Nicholas II, 1910. Yusupoff was involved with Rasputin's murder.
Nicholas II (1868–1918), the last Tsar of Russia, circa 1917.
Tsar Nicholas II of Russia (1868–1918) and members of his family during their captivity in Tobolsk from September 1917 to April 1918.
Members of the Russian royal family at at the Yelagin Palace in Saint Petersburg, circa 1916. From left to right, Empress Maria Feodorovna (1847–1928), her son Grand Duke Michael Alexandrovich (1878–1918), her daughter Grand Duchess Xenia Alexandrovna (1875–1960) and Xenia's sons Prince Feodor Alexandrovich (1898–1968) and Prince Nikita Alexandrovich (1900–1974).
The coronation procession of Tsar Nicholas II through the streets of Moscow, 26th May 1896.
Tsarevich Nicholas (Tsar Nicholas II) (1868–1918) as a two year old, looks at a picture book with his mother Princess Marie Dagmar (Maria Fyodorovna) (1847–1928) daughter of King Kristian IX of Denmark and sister of Queen Alexandra of Britain, 1869.
Tsar Nicholas II (1868–1918) opening the Duma, the lower house of Russian parliament, circa 1916.
Russian Royals taking the air on the Empress's estate in Petrograd are, from left to right: Prince Rostislav Alexandrovitch, Prince Vasili Alexandrovitch, their grandmother Empress Marie Feodorovna of Russia (1847–1928), and a Countess serving as Lady-in-Waiting to the Empress, circa 1885. The Empress was formerly Princess Dagmar of Denmark, sister to Queen Alexandra of Great Britain. The princes are sons of Grand Duchess Xenia Alexandrovitch, sister to Tsar Nicholas II.
Tsar Nicholas II's palace in Moscow, damaged during the Russian Revolution, 1917.
Two daughters of Tsar Nicholas II of Russia, Tatiana and Marie, 1914.
Tsar Nicholas II (1868–1918) in Cossack uniform inspecting Cossacks, 1917.
Grand Duchess Tatiana, daughter of Tsar Nicholas II, 1915.
Nicholas II (1868–1918) the last Tsar of Russia (1895–1917) as a young child, 1872.
Heralds ride on horse-back through the streets of Moscow proclaiming the forthcoming coronation of Tsar Nicholas II, 1896.
The grand perspective of the Avenue Nicholas II at the Paris Exposition Universelle of 1900, looking towards the Hotel des Invalides, 1900.
Olga, Grand Duchess of Russia and eldest daughter of Tsar Nicholas II, (1895–1918) wearing a nun-like headdress, circa 1914. (Photo by Henry Guttmann)
Alexandra (Alix) Feodorovna (1872–1918), German Princess and Empress of Russia as the wife of Tsar Nicholas II, whom she married in 1894. When the revolution broke out, she was imprisoned with the rest of the royal family in 1917, and later shot at Ekaterinberg. Circa 1912.
Nicholas II ( 1868–1917 ), Tsar of Russia, during exercises in the field, circa 1914.
Tsar Nicholas II of Russia (1868–1918) as a child, circa 1870.
Tsarevich Alexei Nikolaevich of Russia (1904–1918), only son of Tsar Nicholas II, circa 1908. He was murdered with the rest of his family at Yekaterinburg, following the Russian Revolution. (Photo by Keystone)
The Metropolitan who officiated at the coronation of Tsar Nicholas II in Moscow, May 1896.
Foreign ministers in Moscow for the coronation of Tsar Nicholas II, May 1896.
Crowds outside the Kremlin during the coronation of Tsar Nicholas II in Moscow, 26th May 1896. On the left is the huge bronze Tsar Bell.
Russian peasant and mystic Grigory Yefimovich Rasputin (1869–1916), centre, former peasant and self-styled holy man, sitting between two military men in uniform, 1910.
Tsar Nicholas II (1868–1918) opens the first Russian Duma (parliament) in the Winter Palace at St Petersburg, 1906.
The last Tsar of Russia Nicholas II (centre) with his wife Tsarina Alexandra and their son Alexis (being held by a Cossack) during celebrations at the Kremlin to mark the Romanov family's 300 years in power, 1913. (Photo by Henry Guttmann)
French President Raymond Nicholas Poincare (1860–1934) with Tsar Nicholas II of Russia (1868–1918), during a state visit to Russia, July 24, 1914.
Tsarevich Alexis (1904–1918) son of Tsar Nicholas II, the last Tsar of Russia, circa 1911.
Tsar Nicholas II of Russia (1868–1918) who was shot with his entire family by the Red Guards at Yekaterinburg, circa 1910. (Photo by W. & D. Downey)
Alexis, Tsarevich of Russia (1904–1918), the son of Emperor Nicholas II of Russia, circa 1913.
Father Gapon and his followers are suddenly faced by troops outside the Winter Palace in St Petersburg, during the Revolution of 1905 on “Bloody Sunday”, 22nd January 1905. Gapon was leading a procession of workers to lay its demands before Tsar Nicholas II. In the ensuing massacre 70 were killed and 200 wounded.
Grand Duchess Olga (1895–1918), daughter of Tsar Nicholas II, circa 1915.
Olga, eldest daughter of Emperor Nicholas II, later Grand Duchess of Russia, on a horse outside a palace, circa 1910.
Grand Duchess Anastasia, (1901–1918), the youngest of the four daughters of Tsar Nicholas II, Emperor of Russia, circa 1914. (Photo by J. Windhager)
Tsar Nicholas II of Russia (1868–1918), with his wife, Alexandra Feodorovna (1872–1918), and their five children. Empress Alexandra holds the baby Tsarevich Alexis (1904–1918), surrounded by the Grand Duchesses Olga, Tatiana, Marie and Anastasia, circa 1905. All perished at Ekaterinberg in July 1918.
Alexandra Feodorovna, wife of Tsar Nicholas II of Russia, circa 1900.
Standing from left to right, King Edward VIII (1894–1972), Duke of Windsor, then Prince Edward; Queen Mary (1867–1953), then Duchess of York; Queen Alexandra (1844–1925); Mary, Princess Royal (1897–1965), behind; Princess Victoria (1868–1935). Seated from left to right, Tsar Nicholas II of Russia (1868–1918); King Edward VII (1841–1910); Tsarina Alexandra of Russia (1872–1918); King George V (1865–1936), then Duke of York. The four girls are the Russian Grand Duchesses. 1st August 1908.
Tsar Nicholas II (1868–1918), emperor of Russia, with a group of Russian army officers, circa 1916. (Photo by Henry Guttmann)
Nicholas II, Tsar of Russia (1868–1918), with his baby daughter, the Grand Duchess Olga Nicolaievna (1895–1918), circa 1895.
Queen Victoria (1819–1901) sits amongst some of her relatives. Amongst them are the Duke of Edinburgh, the Duke of Connaught, Kaiser Wilhelm II (1859–1941) (and his mother Victoria) of Germany, the Tsarina of Russia, Prince Edward (1841–1910), Tsar Nicholas II (1868–1918) of Russia, 1894. Most of her children and grandchildren have married into nearly all of the Royal houses of Europe. (Photo by Gunn & Stuart)
The coronation procession of Tsar Nicholas II of Russia (1868–1918) in Moscow, 26th June 1896.
Tsar Alexander III of Russia (1845–1984) and his family in Neuilly-sur-Seine, circa 1890. From left to right, (back row), Sergei Mikhailovich and Nikolai Nicolaievich; (third row) two Dukes of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, Constantin Constantinovich, Queen Olga of Greece, the future Tsar Nicholas II, Vladimir Alexandrovich (the Tsar's brother), Prince Alexander Petrovich von Oldenburg, Dmitri Constantinovich, Peter Alexandrovich von Oldenburg, Georg Maximilianovich von Leuchtenberg; (second row), Grand Duchess Xenia Alexandrovna (the Tsar's daughter), Marie Paulovna (the Tsar's sister-in-law), Grand Duchess Elena Vladimirovna, Alexandra Iosifovna (the Tsar's aunt), Princess Maria Feodorovna (the Tsar's consort), Tsar Alexander III, Mikhail Nikolaievich, Pavel Alexandrovich; (front row), Alexei Mikhailovich, Grand Duke Mikhail Alexandrovich (the Tsar's son), Andrei and Boris Vladimirovich (the Tsar's nephews). Photograph by the de Jongh Brothers. (Photo by Otto Herschan)
Tsar Nicholas II of Russia (1868–1918), the last Emperor of Russia, circa 1910. He was shot with his entire family by the Red Guards at Yekaterinburg. (Photo by W. and D. Downey)
Grand Duchess Tatiana Nikolaevna of Russia (1897–1918), circa 1915. The daughter of Tsar Nicholas II, she was murdered by revolutionaries, along with the rest of her family.
Outdoor family dinner, circa 1910.
Throngs of people outside the Kremlin in Moscow for the coronation of Tsar Nicholas II, May 1896.
See also: “Last Emperor Of Russia: Tsar Nicholas II”