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About Alexander II of Russia
Alexander II of Russia was the Emperor of Russia who was acted as the Grand Duke of Finland as well as the King of Poland. He reigned as Emperor of Russia from 1855 until his assassination in 1881. During his reign, one of his most notable achievements was his decision to emancipate Russia's serfs. This action later earned him the nickname Alexander the Liberator.
In 1841, he married Princess Marie of Hesse (Empress Maria Alexandrovna of Russia) with whom he fathered eight children, including Alexander III of Russia. The marriage ended with Maria's death in 1880. His second marriage was to Princess Catherine Dolgorukov, who was his mistress and with whom he had already fathered four children. The marriage lasted from 1880 until his death in 1881.
Prior to the successful assassination attempt on his life in 1881, he had narrowly escaped several assassination attempts on his life.
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Alexander II of Russia's Popularity
Alexander II of Russia was a famous Emperor of Russia, who was born on April 29, 1818. As a person born on this date, Alexander II of Russia is listed in our database as the 24th most popular celebrity for the day (April 29) and the 4th most popular for the year (1818).
People born on April 29 fall under the Zodiac sign of Taurus, the Bull. Alexander II of Russia is the 806th most popular Taurus.
Aside from information specific to Alexander II of Russia's birthday, Alexander II of Russia ranks 4th in famous people born in Moscow.
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