Nicholas II
Nicholas II by Boissonnas & Eggler c1909.jpg
Tsar Nicholas II, c. 1909
Emperor and Autocrat of All the Russias
Reign 1 November 1894 – 15 March 1917
Coronation 26 May 1896
Predecessor Alexander III
Successor Monarchy abolished
De facto :
Georgy Lvov (chairman of the provisional government)
Spouse Alix of Hesse
Full name
Nikolai Alexandrovich Romanov
House House of Holstein-Gottorp-Romanov
Father Alexander III of Russia
Mother Maria Feodorovna
(Dagmar of Denmark)
Born 18 May 1868
Alexander Palace, Tsarskoye Selo, Saint Petersburg, Russian Empire Flag of Russia
Died 17 July 1918 (aged 50)
Yekaterinburg, Russian SFSR Flag of Russian SFSR (1918-1937)
Religion Russian Orthodox

Titles, styles, honours and ArmsEdit

Titles and stylesEdit

  • 18 May 1868 – 13 March 1881: His Imperial Highness Grand Duke Nikolay Alexandrovich of Russia
  • 13 March 1881 – 1 November 1894: His Imperial Highness The Tsesarevich of Russia
  • 1 November 1894 – 15 March 1917: His Imperial Majesty The Emperor and Autocrat of All the Russias
  • 15 March 1917 – 17 July 1918: Mr. Nikolay Alexandroviсh Romanov

Nicholas II of Russia
Cadet branch of the House of Oldenburg
Born: 18 May 1868 Died: 17 July 1918
Regnal titles
Preceded by
Alexander III
Emperor and Autocrat of All the Russias
Succeeded by
Monarchy abolished
Grand Duke of Finland
Title next held by
Frederick Charles of Hesse
as King of Finland
Titles in pretence
Loss of title
Empire abolished
Emperor of Russia
Reason for succession failure:
Empire abolished in 1917
Succeeded by
Cyril Vladimirovich