Monday, September 1, 2008

Russia Nicholas I FDC

Russia FDC
Emperor of Russia: Nicholas I
Date of Issue: 08 August 2008

Nicholas I (Russian: Николай I Павлович, Nikolaj I Pavlovič), (6 July [O.S. 25 June] 1796 – 2 March [O.S. 18 February] 1855), was the Emperor of Russia from 1825 until 1855, known as one of the most reactionary of the Russian monarchs. On the eve of his death, the Russian empire reached its historical zenith spanning almost 5 billion acres. He was also King of Poland until his deposition in 1831.

He was born in Gatchina to Emperor Paul I and Empress Maria Feodorovna. He was a younger brother to Alexander I of Russia and Grand Duke Constantine Pavlovich of Russia. More...

Comment: This is my only real posted FDC which was sent on 08.08.08, but it doesn't relate to the 2008 Olympic Games.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...


Related Posts with Thumbnails