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Alexander II of Russia
Alexander II , also known as Alexander the Liberator was the Emperor of the Russian Empire from 3 March 1855 until his assassination in 1881...
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1855
3.2.1855
Alexander II becomes Tsar of Russia.
1861
3.2.1861
Emancipation reform of 1861 in Russia: Tsar Alexander II signs the emancipation reform into law, abolishing Russian serfdom.
3.3.1861
Alexander II of Russia signs the Emancipation Manifesto, freeing serfs.
1866
4.4.1866
Alexander II of Russia narrowly escapes an assassination attempt in the city of Kiev.
1881
3.13.1881
Alexander II of Russia is killed near his palace when a bomb is thrown at him. (Gregorian date: it was March 1 in the Julian calendar then in use in Russia.)