Detail of Tuxen's painting of the marriage of Tsar Nicholas II and Alexandra Feodorovna.

Detail of Tuxen's painting of the marriage of Tsar Nicholas II and Alexandra Feodorovna, 26 November The marriage that began that night remained exceptionally close until the pair was assassinated simultaneously in

Last Emperor Of Russia: Tsar Nicholas II

Nicholas II, the last Emperor of Russia, visits England for the wedding of his cousin King George V and Queen Mary. (Photo by Mullins/Keystone/Getty Images).

The Romanovs ~ Tsar Nicholas II, Alexandra, Olga, Tatiana, Maria, Anastasia, Alexei

Nicholas & Alexandra: Khodynka Field

Russia has reopened the 1918 murder case of Tsar Nicolas II and his family, the Romanovs. The bones of Russia’s last tsar,

Tsar Nicholas II of Russia, right, and his cousin Prince George, Duke of York and the future George V. Nice cufflinks and watch chain.

A couple of dapper gentlemen from the Victorian era. King George V of the British Empire and his cousin, Czar Nicholas II of the Russian Empire. My personal favorites.

As tragic as they were all beautiful: The last Imperial family of Russia abord the yacht “Polar Star”, 1906. Grand Duchesses Olga, Anastasia and Tatiana behind their parents, Tsar Nicholas II and Empress Alexandra, whilst Tsarevich Alexei and Grand Duchess Maria pose in the front.

The last Imperial family of Russia abord the yacht “Polar Star”, Grand Duchesses Olga, Anastasia and Tatiana behind their parents, Tsar Nicholas II and Empress Alexandra, whilst Tsarevich Alexei and Grand Duchess Maria pose in the front.

Prince Edward of Wales (later the Duke of Windsor) with Tsar Nicholas II, Tsarevich Alexei and Prince George of Wales (later George V) at Cowes. (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images). Circa 1910

Prince Edward of Wales (later the Duke of Windsor) with Tsar Nicholas II, Tsarevich Alexei and Prince George of Wales (later George V) at Cowes, circa 1910

A complete Tsar Nicholas II era uniform of the Royal Palace Messenger in the collection of the Russian State Hermitage Museum.

A complete Tsar Nicholas II era uniform of the Royal Palace messenger and typical of that seen by Philip Cummings in the book 'The Tsar's Banker'. Collection of the Russian State Hermitage Museum.

Tsar Nicholas ll of Russia.

Tsar Nicholas ll of Russia.

Grand Duchess Olga Nikolaievna.  Tsar Nicholas II had four beautiful daughters.  Olga was his oldest child.

Grand Duchess Olga Nikolaevna Romanova Nov Jul Child of Tsar Nicholas II Alexandrovich Romanov Jul Russia & his wife Alix-Alexandra Feodorovna Jul Hesse, Germany. Diary Quote, " I give my love to all who remember me.”- Olga Nikolaevna Romanova in

Tsar Nicholas II crowning his consort, Alexandra Feodorovna - 14 May 1896. Since the time of Peter the Great, Empresses of Russia (who gained that status due to their marriage to the Tsar or Tsarevich) could receive the crown only from the hands of their husbands. This meant that only a crowned husband could give the power to his wife.

Tsar Nicholas II crowning his consort, Alexandra Feodorovna - May Since the time of Peter the Great, Empresses of Russia could receive the crown only from the hands of their husbands.

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