Czar Alexander II

noun
the son of Nicholas I who, as czar of Russia, introduced reforms that included limited emancipation of the serfs (1818-1881)
Regions: ↑Russia
Instance Hypernyms: ↑czar, ↑tsar, ↑tzar

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