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Tsar is a title used to designate certain European Slavic monarchs or supreme rulers. As a system of government in the Tsardom of Russia and Russian Empire, it is known as Tsarist autocracy, or Tsarism. The term is derived from the Latin word Caesar, which was intended to mean "Emperor" in the European medieval sense of the term—a ruler with the same rank as a Roman emperor, with-holding it by the approval of another emperor or a supreme ecclesiastical official (the Pope or the Ecumenical Patriarch)—but was usually considered by western Europeans to be equivalent to king, or to be somewhat in ...more
“ I don't mind whether a person is rich or poor. Once my friend, always my friend. --Tsarina Alexandra of Russia (1872-1918) ...more ”
“ One day when I was ten one of our neighbors came to the house and said that the tsar was dead and when I asked what ir meant they said that there would be a new tsar. So I did not really see why a tsar mattered. ”
If you love to read historical fiction or history books about royal figures this is book club fo…more
[close] If you love to read historical fiction or history books about royal figures this is book club for you.
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A group interested in the Romanov dynasty of Russia, specifically, but not limited to Tzar Nicho…more
[close] A group interested in the Romanov dynasty of Russia, specifically, but not limited to Tzar Nicholas II and his family who were murdered during the Russian Revolution.
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