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Alexander III ">[ɐlʲɪˈksandr ˈtrʲetʲɪj] Aleksandr Trety), or Alexander Alexandrovich Romanov ">[ɐlʲɪˈksandr ɐlʲɪˈksandrəvʲɪtɕ rɐˈmanəf]; 10 March 1845 – 1 November 1894) was the Emperor of Russia, King of Poland, and Grand Duke of Finland from 13 March  [O.S. 1 March] 1881 until his death on 1 November [O.S. 20 October] 1894. He was highly conservative and reversed some of the liberal reforms of his father, Alexander II. During Alexander's reign Russia fought no major wars, for which he was styled "The Peacemaker" ">[mʲɪrɐˈtvorʲɪt͡s]).

Alexander III
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Emperor and Autocrat of All the Russias
Reign 13 March 1881 – 1 November 1894
Coronation 27 May 1883
Predecessor Alexander II
Successor Nicholas II
Born (1845-03-10)10 March 1845
Winter Palace, Saint Petersburg, Russian Empire
Died 1 November 1894(1894-11-01) (aged 49)
Maley Palace, Livadia, Taurida Governorate, Russian Empire
Burial Peter and Paul Cathedral, Saint Petersburg, Russian Empire
Spouse Maria Feodorovna (Dagmar of Denmark)
Issue
Detail
Nicholas II of Russia
Grand Duke Alexander Alexandrovich
Grand Duke George Alexandrovich
Grand Duchess Xenia Alexandrovna
Grand Duke Michael Alexandrovich
Grand Duchess Olga Alexandrovna
Full name
Alexander Alexandrovich Romanov
House Holstein-Gottorp-Romanov
Father Alexander II of Russia
Mother Maria Alexandrovna
Religion Russian Orthodox
Signature

Alexander III (Russian: Алекса́ндр III; [ɐlʲɪˈksandr ˈtrʲetʲɪj] Aleksandr Trety), or Alexander Alexandrovich Romanov (Russian: Алекса́ндр Алекса́ндрович Рома́нов; [ɐlʲɪˈksandr ɐlʲɪˈksandrəvʲɪtɕ rɐˈmanəf]; 10 March 1845 – 1 November 1894) was the Emperor of Russia, King of Poland, and Grand Duke of Finland from 13 March  [O.S. 1 March] 1881 until his death on 1 November [O.S. 20 October] 1894. He was highly conservative and reversed some of the liberal reforms of his father, Alexander II. During Alexander's reign Russia fought no major wars, for which he was styled "The Peacemaker" (Russian: Миротво́рец, Mirotvórets; [mʲɪrɐˈtvorʲɪt͡s]).