Grand Duke Nicholas Nikolaevich of Russia (1831-1891)

Grand Duke Nicholas Nikolaevich of Russia (1831-1891)

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Grand Duke Nicholas Nikolaevich of Russia ( 27 July 1831 in Tsarskoye Selo - 13 April 1891 in Alupka) was the third son and sixth child of Tsar Nicholas I of Russia and Alexandra Feodorovna. He may also be referred to as Nicholas Nicolaievich the Elder to tell him apart from his son. Trained for the military, as a Field Marshal he commanded the Russian army of the Danube in the Russo-Turkish War, 1877-1878. Grand Duke Nicholas Nikolaevich was born on 27 July 1831 in Tsarskoye Selo. His father arranged for Nicholas Nikolaevich a career in the army. On the day he was born, he was appointed honorary colonel in the Life Guard Lancers and enlisted into the Life Guard Sappers battalion. A soldier most of his life, he first saw active service in the Crimea War, when he was in his early twenties, taking part in the battle of Inkerman (1854).show more

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  • Paperback | 112 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 177g
  • Aud Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136745275
  • 9786136745275