Czarewitch Alexis of Russia: Very attractive photo postcard of the young Czarewitch. Rotary Photo E. C. Britain., ca. 1910
Unused good condition.
Alexei Nikolaevich (Russian: Алексе́й Никола́евич) (1904 -1918) of the House of Romanov, was the Tsesarevich and heir apparent to the throne of the Russian Empire.
He was the youngest child and only son of Emperor Nicholas II and Empress Alexandra Feodorovna. He was born with hemophilia; his mother's reliance on the starets Grigori Rasputin to treat the disease helped bring about the end of the Romanov dynasty.
After the February Revolution of 1917, he and his family were sent into internal exile in Tobolsk, Siberia. He was murdered alongside his parents, four sisters, and three retainers during the Russian Civil War by order of the Bolshevik government, though rumors that he had survived persisted until the 2007 discovery of his and one of his sisters' remains.
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