The secret lives of the Romanovs

Nicholas II ruled from 1 November 1894 until his enforced abdication on 2 March 1917. Nikolai II's reign was marked by Russia's economic development and a simultaneous growth in its socio-political contradictions, revolutionary movements that ignited the 1905-1907 revolution and the 1917 revolution. It also caused the Russo-Japanese war and Russia's participation in World War I. / Romanov “family” portrait in the park

Nicholas II ruled from 1 November 1894 until his enforced abdication on 2 March 1917. Nikolai II's reign was marked by Russia's economic development and a simultaneous growth in its socio-political contradictions, revolutionary movements that ignited the 1905-1907 revolution and the 1917 revolution. It also caused the Russo-Japanese war and Russia's participation in World War I. / Romanov “family” portrait in the park

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These photographs display the Romanov’s home life without pomp and ceremony.
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