Alexander III

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Birthday
10, 1845
Birthplace
Saint Petersburg, Russia
Death Date
Oct 20, 1894 (49)
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
10, 1845
Birthplace
Saint Petersburg, Russia
Death Date
Oct 20, 1894 (49)

About

Emperor of Russia, King of Poland and Grand Prince of Finland from 1881 to 1894. He was known for being a conservative leader who went back on many of the liberal acts that his father passes as King. 

Before Fame

He became the heir apparent to the Russian throne when his older brother Nicholas died suddenly in 1865 of spinal meningitis.

Trivia

He implemented the "May Laws" in 1882, which banned Jews from inhabiting rural areas and in 1887 he signed the Reinsurance Treaty with the Germans.

Family Life

He married his brother's former fiancee, Maria Feodorovna, in 1866.

Associated With

The monarchy was abolished after his son's reign and was replaced with Vladimir Ilyich Lenin's communist dictatorship.