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Nikolay [Nikolai] Mikhailovich [Mikhaylovich], Grand Duke [Grand-Duc Nicolas Mikhailowitch] (1859-1919)

Grand Duke Nikolai Mikhailovich was a grandson of Nicholas I of Russia and uncle to the ill-fated Nicholas II. After a military career where he achieved the rank of lieutenant general and was awarded the Order of St. George for bravery, he focused his energies on history, art and genealogy. Nikolai was chairman of the Russian Historical Society and President of the Russian Geographical Society. Although he was a political liberal and believed in a limited tsarist autocracy, he was executed by the Bolsheviks in 1919.

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