Christian leaders similar to or like Grigori Rasputin

Russian mystic and self-proclaimed holy man who befriended the family of Tsar Nicholas II, the last monarch of Russia, and gained considerable influence in late imperial Russia. Wikipedia

  • Grand Duchess Anastasia Nikolaevna of Russia

    The youngest daughter of Tsar Nicholas II, the last sovereign of Imperial Russia, and his wife, Tsarina Alexandra Feodorovna. The younger sister of Grand Duchesses Olga, Tatiana, and Maria, and was the elder sister of Alexei Nikolaevich, Tsarevich of Russia. Wikipedia

  • Grand Duchess Tatiana Nikolaevna of Russia

    The second daughter of Tsar Nicholas II, the last monarch of Russia, and of Tsarina Alexandra. Born at the Peterhof, Saint Petersburg. Wikipedia

  • Grand Duchess Olga Nikolaevna of Russia

    The eldest child of the last Tsar of the Russian Empire, Emperor Nicholas II, and of Empress Alexandra of Russia. The subject of great speculation within Russia. Wikipedia

  • Grand Duchess Maria Nikolaevna of Russia (1899–1918)

    The third daughter of Tsar Nicholas II of Russia and Tsarina Alexandra Feodorovna. Her murder following the Russian Revolution of 1917 resulted in her canonization as a passion bearer by the Russian Orthodox Church. Wikipedia

  • Canonization of the Romanovs

    The elevation to sainthood of the last Imperial Family of Russia – Tsar Nicholas II, his wife Tsarina Alexandra, and their five children Olga, Tatiana, Maria, Anastasia, and Alexei – by the Russian Orthodox Church. Killed by the Bolsheviks on 17 July 1918 at the Ipatiev House in Yekaterinburg; the site of their execution is now beneath the altar of the Church on Blood. Wikipedia

  • Nicholas II of Russia

    The last Emperor of Russia, ruling from 1 November 1894 until his forced abdication on 15 March 1917. His reign saw the fall of the Russian Empire from one of the foremost great powers of the world to economic and military collapse. Wikipedia

  • Alexandra Feodorovna (Alix of Hesse)

    Empress of Russia as the spouse of Nicholas II—the last ruler of the Russian Empire—from their marriage on 26 November 1894 until his forced abdication on 15 March 1917. Given the name and patronymic Alexandra Feodorovna upon being received into the Russian Orthodox Church and—having been killed along with her immediate family while in Bolshevik captivity in 1918— was canonized in 2000 as Saint Alexandra the Passion Bearer. Wikipedia

  • Grand Duchess Olga Alexandrovna of Russia

    The youngest child of Emperor Alexander III of Russia and younger sister of Emperor Nicholas II. Raised at the Gatchina Palace outside Saint Petersburg. Wikipedia

  • Rasputin: Dark Servant of Destiny

    1996 biographical historical drama television film which chronicles the last four years of Grigori Rasputin's stint as a healer to Alexei Nikolaevich, Tsarevich of Russia; the heir apparent to the Russian throne as well as the only son of Tsar Nicholas II of Russia and Empress Alexandra Feodorovna; who suffered from hemophilia. Narrated in the first person by Alexei. Wikipedia

  • Nicholas and Alexandra

    1971 British biographical film directed by Franklin J. Schaffner and written by James Goldman, based on Robert K. Massie's book of the same name, which partly tells the story of the last ruling Russian monarch, Tsar Nicholas II of Russia, and his wife, Tsarina Alexandra. Nominated for Best Actress in a Leading Role (Janet Suzman), Best Cinematography, Best Music, Original Dramatic Score and Best Picture. Wikipedia

  • Imperial Crown of Russia

    Used by the monarchs of Russia from 1762 until the Russian monarchy's abolition in 1917. First used in a coronation by Catherine the Great, and it was last worn at the coronation of Nicholas II. Wikipedia

  • Grand Duke Boris Vladimirovich of Russia

    Son of Grand Duke Vladimir Alexandrovich of Russia, a grandson of Tsar Alexander II of Russia and a first cousin of Tsar Nicholas II. He followed a military career. Wikipedia

  • Rasputin the Mad Monk

    1966 Hammer film directed by Don Sharp and starring Christopher Lee as Grigori Rasputin, the Russian peasant-mystic who gained great influence with the Tsars prior to the Russian Revolution. It also features Barbara Shelley, Francis Matthews, Suzan Farmer, Richard Pasco, Dinsdale Landen and Renée Asherson. Wikipedia

  • Eugene Botkin

    The court physician for Tsar Nicholas II and Tsarina Alexandra and, while in exile with the family, sometimes treated the haemophilia-related complications of the Tsarevich Alexei Nikolaevich of Russia. Murdered with the family at Ekaterinburg on 17 July 1918. Wikipedia

  • Grand Duke Kirill Vladimirovich of Russia

    Son of Grand Duke Vladimir Alexandrovich of Russia, a grandson of Emperor Alexander II and a first cousin of Nicholas II, Russia’s last Tsar. Grand Duke Kirill followed a career in the Russian navy serving during twenty years in the Naval Guards. Wikipedia

  • List of Russian people

    List of people associated with the modern Russian Federation, the Soviet Union, Imperial Russia, Russian Tsardom, the Grand Duchy of Moscow, and other predecessor states of Russia. Regardless of ethnicity or emigration, the list includes famous natives of Russia and its predecessor states, as well as people who were born elsewhere but spent most of their active life in Russia. Wikipedia

  • Grand Duke Andrei Vladimirovich of Russia

    Son of Grand Duke Vladimir Alexandrovich of Russia, a grandson of Emperor Alexander II and a first cousin of Nicholas II, Russia’s last Tsar. Affair with the famous ballerina Mathilde Kschessinska, becoming the third grand duke to fall for her. Wikipedia

  • Grand Duke Michael Alexandrovich of Russia

    The youngest son and fifth child of Emperor Alexander III of Russia and youngest brother of Nicholas II. Still the reigning Emperor of All the Russias. Wikipedia

  • Eugenia Smith

    One of several Romanov impostors who claimed to be the Grand Duchess Anastasia, youngest daughter of Nicholas II, the last Tsar of Imperial Russia, and his wife Tsarina Alexandra. Author of Autobiography of HIH Anastasia Nicholaevna of Russia , in which she recounts "her" life in the Russian Imperial Family up to the time when Bolsheviks murdered them at Ekaterinburg, and "she escaped" the massacre. Wikipedia

  • Alexei Nikolaevich, Tsarevich of Russia

    The last Tsesarevich and heir apparent to the throne of the Russian Empire. The youngest child and only son of Emperor Nicholas II and Empress Alexandra Feodorovna. Wikipedia

  • Grand Duchess Xenia Alexandrovna of Russia

    The elder daughter and fourth child of Tsar Alexander III of Russia and Empress Maria Feodorovna of Russia (née Princess Dagmar of Denmark) and the sister of Emperor Nicholas II. She married a cousin, Grand Duke Alexander Mikhailovich of Russia, with whom she had seven children. Wikipedia

  • Ilya Leonidovich Tatischev

    Russian nobleman, Adjutant General to Tsar Nicholas II, executed by the Bolsheviks and canonized in the Russian Orthodox Church Outside Russia as a new martyr. Born on December 11 , 1859, in Saint-Petersburg. Wikipedia

  • Romanov Tercentenary (Fabergé egg)

    Jewelled Easter egg made under the supervision of the Russian jeweller Peter Carl Fabergé in 1913, for Tsar Nicholas II of Russia. Presented by Nicolas II as an Easter gift to his wife, the Tsaritsa Alexandra Fyodorovna. Wikipedia

  • Peter the Great (Fabergé egg)

    Jewelled Easter egg made under the supervision of the Russian jeweler Peter Carl Fabergé in 1903 for the last Tsar of Russia, Nicholas II. Tsar Nicholas presented the egg to his wife, the Czarina Alexandra Fyodorovna. Wikipedia

  • Execution of the Romanov family

    The Russian Imperial Romanov family (Emperor Nicholas II, his wife Empress Alexandra and their five children Olga, Tatiana, Maria, Anastasia, and Alexei) and all those who chose to accompany them into imprisonment—notably Eugene Botkin, Anna Demidova, Alexei Trupp and Ivan Kharitonov, according to the conclusion of the investigator Sokolov, were shot and bayoneted to death in Yekaterinburg on the night of 16–17 July 1918. Executed by firing squad, by order of the Ural Regional Soviet, due to the threat of the city being occupied by Whites . Wikipedia

  • Nikolai Kulikovsky

    The second husband of Grand Duchess Olga Alexandrovna of Russia, the sister of Tsar Nicholas II and daughter of Tsar Alexander III. Born into a military landowning family from the south of the Russian Empire, and followed the family tradition by entering the army. Wikipedia

  • Grand Duke Peter Nikolaevich of Russia

    Russian Grand Duke and a member of the Russian Imperial Family. The second son of Grand Duke Nicholas Nicolaievich the Elder and Duchess Alexandra of Oldenburg (1838–1900). Wikipedia

  • Grand Duke Michael Mikhailovich of Russia

    Son of Grand Duke Michael Nicolaievich of Russia and a grandson of Tsar Nicholas I of Russia. Raised in the Caucasus, where he lived between 1862 and 1881 with his family, and was educated by private tutors. Wikipedia

  • Ceclava Czapska

    Romanov impostor who claimed to be the Grand Duchess Maria, daughter of Tsar Nicholas II, the last autocratic ruler of Imperial Russia, and his wife Tsarina Alexandra. The daughter of Bolesław Czapski and Raja Ludmilla Tchapline. Wikipedia

  • Grand Duchess Anastasia Mikhailovna of Russia

    The only daughter and second child of Grand Duke Michael Nicolaievich of Russia and a granddaughter of Tsar Nicholas I of Russia. Raised in the Caucasus, where she lived between 1862 and 1878 with her family. Wikipedia

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  • The illness of her son Alexei led her to trust the semi-literate Siberian peasant Grigori Rasputin (1869–1916), who convinced the royal family that he possessed healing powers that would cure Alexei.Russian Empire-Wikipedia
  • His well-known devotion to her injured both his and the dynasty's reputation during World War I, due both to her German origin and her unique relationship with Rasputin, whose role in the life of her only son was not widely known.House of Romanov-Wikipedia
  • The increasingly incompetent rule of Empress Alexandra drew protests and resulted in the murder of her favourite, Rasputin, at the end of 1916.World War I-Wikipedia
  • However, Alexandra's relationship with Grigori Rasputin, and her German background, further discredited the dynasty's authority.Nicholas II of Russia-Wikipedia
  • In addition, Tsarina Alexandra, left to rule in while the Tsar commanded at the front, was German born, leading to suspicion of collusion, only to be exacerbated by rumors relating to her relationship with the controversial mystic Grigori Rasputin.Russian Revolution-Wikipedia
  • The aristocracy was alarmed at the powerful influence of the despised peasant priest Grigori Rasputin over the tsar.Nicholas II of Russia-Wikipedia

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