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|Famous Black Prince Of Russia & Arab Spring Of 1917 That Destroyed Romanov by asmith1617: 1:26am On Feb 09, 2012|
Prince Andrei Alexandrovich of Russia was called the Famous Black Prince Of Russian. His Father was Prince Andrei Alexandrovich of Russia. Prince Andrei was close friends of Haile Selassie, Emperor of Ethiopia.
The Famous Black Prince Andrei Alexandrovich was the nephew of Nicholas II of Russia. Nicholas II of Russia was killed in 1917 along with his kids in what I call the Arab spring of 1917.
According to wikipedia he was murdered by a group called the Bolsheviks. The House of Romanov was the second and last imperial dynasty to rule over Russia, reigning from 1613 until the February Revolution abolished the crown in 1917. The later history of the Imperial House is sometimes referred to informally as the House of Holstein-Gottorp-Romanov.
Execution of Tsar & Family
On July 17, 1918, Bolshevik authorities, led by Yakov Yurovsky, shot Nicholas II, his immediate family, and four servants in the cellar of the Ipatiev House in Yekaterinburg, Russia.
The family was told that they were to be photographed to prove to the people that they were still alive. The family members were arranged appropriately and left alone for several minutes, the gunmen then walked in and started shooting. The girls did not die from the first shots, because bullets rebounded off jewels that were sewn into their corsets. The gunmen tried to stab them with bayonets, that failed, because of the jewels, the gunmen then shot each girl in the head at close range.
His brother Grand Duke Michael Alexandrovich of Russia, who was next in line to the throne was forced to decline it giving end to the populace and mass protests that occured. Michael, and other members of the imperial family including Grand Dukes Alexander, George, Nicholas and Dimitri and Grand Duchess Elizabeth, warned against the growing public unrest. These events IMO is very similiar to what happened in Libya, Egypt and what is currently happening to day in Syria.
History is repeating itself. today with the "arab spring".
|Re: Famous Black Prince Of Russia & Arab Spring Of 1917 That Destroyed Romanov by asmith1617: 3:43am On Feb 10, 2012|
Xena of Russia. The Sister of Nichols II The King that was murder in 1917 along with his kids.
World War I and the Collapse of the Empire
The outbreak of war caught Xenia and her mother unaware: Xenia was in France while the Dowager Empress was in London. They arranged to meet in Calais
Arriving back in Russia, Xenia threw herself into war work, providing her own hospital train and opened a large hospital for the wounded. She also chaired the Xenia Institute which provided artificial limbs for the maimed. In 1915, learning that Nicholas intended to take command of the armed forces, she accompanied her mother to Tsarskoe Selo in an attempt to dissuade him. The Dowager Empress had recorded her lack of confidence in her diary, and this was borne out. Xenia returned disheartened to the Yelagin Palace. In February 1916, Xenia travelled to Kiev after an illness to see her mother and sister. Olga finally had her shell of a first marriage dissolved by the Tsar and was married in November 1916 to Nikolai Kulikovsky in the presence of the Dowager Empress in Kiev.
On 19 February 1917, Xenia was back in St.Petersburg at her Palace. On 25 February, she wrote in her diary, "There are disturbances in the city, there was even shooting into the crowd, [they] say, but everything is quiet on the Nevsky. They are asking for bread and the factories are on strike." On 1 March 1917 she wrote of rumours circulating that Nicholas' train had been stopped, and that he had been forced to abdicate. The Dowager Empress wrote to her about her meeting with Nicholas in Mogiliev, "I still can't believe that this dreadful nightmare is real! Xenia tried to see her brother but was refused permission by the Provisional government. Seeing no future where she was in St.Petersburg, Xenia left for Ai-Todor on 7 April 25 March, her forty-second birthday.
Exile from Russia
Xenia arrived at Ai-Todor where she joined her mother, husband and sister on 28 March 1917. At the end of November, Xenia wrote to her brother Nicholas in Tobolsk in Siberia, "The heart bleeds at the thought of what you have gone through, what you have lived and what you are still living! At every step undeserved horrors and humiliations. But fear not, the Lord sees all. As long as you are healthy and well. Sometimes it seems like a terrible nightmare, and that I will wake up and it will all be gone! Poor Russia! What will happen to her?" In 1918, while in Crimea, Xenia learnt that her brother Nicholas II, his wife and his children had been murdered by the Bolsheviks. Her last surviving brother, Michael, was also shot to death in 1918 outside of Perm.
While the Red Army was coming closer toward Crimea, Xenia and her mother Dowager Empress Maria escaped from Russia on 11 April 1919 with the help of Queen Alexandra of the United Kingdom (née Princess Alexandra of Denmark), Dowager Empress Maria’s sister. King George V of the United Kingdom sent the British warship HMS Marlborough which brought them and other Romanovs from the Crimea over the Black Sea to Malta and then to England. Xenia and her mother were later joined by Xenia’s sister Olga. Xenia remained in Great Britain, while Dowager Empress Maria, after a stay in England, went with Olga to Denmark.
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