Emperor of Russia from 1855 until his assassination in 188. He was known for being a liberal reformer and was called Alexander the Liberator.
When he was young he wet on a six-month tour of Russia, visiting 20 provinces of the country, which was rare for Russian royalty.
He is best known for signing the Emancipation Edict of 1861, which freed the serfs.
He married Princess Marie of Hesse in 1841.
Oscar Wilde wrote about him in his first play "Vera; or, The Nihilists".