Imperial Legend: The Mysterious Disappearance of Tsar Alexanderi

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One of Russia's greatest emperors, beloved of his subjects for his many liberalizing works domestically and for his victory over the great Napoleon Bonaparte, Alexander I presumably died in 1825, at the age of 48. Ever since then, rumors have swirled that the young and vigorous Czar, who carried within him a terrible secret, really staged his death to expiate that sin, and spent the next forty years as a starets, one of those holy men who in the nineteenth century wandered through Russia doing good works. The starets, ...

Imperial Legend: The Mysterious Disappearance of Tsar Alexanderi 2002, Arcade Publishing

ISBN-13: 9781559706087

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