July 27, 2017

16 Hilarious and Intimate Photographs of Tsar Nicholas II Clowning Around With His Friends

Persons in the photos include: Tsar Nicholas II, Empress Alexandra, Princess Ingeborg of Denmark, The Duchess of Darmstadt, Prince Nicholas of Greece.

The year is 1899. Tsar Nicholas II of Russia, in an astounding break from the stern, often exasperated persona that he otherwise emphasized in public, relaxes with friends and members of his extended family. Confronted with the possibility of photographs being taken, the Tsar and his companions decide to do something… rather odd:






















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