How the Mass Stampede at Nikolai Romanov’s Coronation Foreshadowed the Bolshevik Revolution

The Khodynka tragedy of 1896

How the Mass Stampede at Nikolai Romanov’s Coronation Foreshadowed the Bolshevik Revolution
Spectators gathered at Khodynka | Aquarelle painting by Makowsky. W | Public Domain

TTsar Nikolai II is known as the last ruling monarch of the Russian Empire. He was a Romanov, the family that reigned for 300 years and propelled Russia to one of the largest empires in history, spanning across three continents. But Nikolai II is not associated…

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