Essays Tagged: "Grigori Rasputin"

Rasputin

RasputinThe way a person lives his life and his religious beliefs can greatly affect history and the ... u and destroy a nation, while leading a Godly life will keep you and everyone around you protected. Rasputin, in both his distorted religious beliefs and lifestyle, not only got himself killed, but ch ... and lifestyle, not only got himself killed, but changed the history of Russia and the world forever.Rasputin was born Grigory Yefimovich Novykh in 1872, to a Siberian family, in the town of Pokrovskoy ...

(3 pages) 62 0 3.0 Feb/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

This essay is a biography about Alexie Romanov who was the last tzar of russia.

his family shaken. When one of these events occurred he looked as if he was sure to die a man named Rasputin came along and miraculously healed him. Rasputin ended up becoming a close friend of the cz ... ealed him. Rasputin ended up becoming a close friend of the czars and Alexei's personal doctor.Soon Rasputin was assassinated though and soon after a plot was set out to kill Alexei and his entire fam ...

(1 pages) 25 1 5.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Book Report "Rasputin: The Saint Who Sinned" by Brian Moynahan

rian Moynahan had done what few other historic writers have been able to do: bring history to life. Rasputin's legend is rooted in tales of debauchery and sorcery and yet, as Moynahan offers, there ar ... cery and yet, as Moynahan offers, there are always two sides to a person's life and to their story. Rasputin: The Saint Who Sinned is that other side.Moynahan does not gloss over the fact that Rasputi ...

(9 pages) 51 0 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Why was the Tsar overthrown in 1917?

by apointing his wife to be in charge of the army. His wife, Tsarina gave the charge of the army to Rasputin. There were rumors among the people say that Tsarina wanted the Germans to win the war due ...

(2 pages) 32 1 3.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

To what extent do you agree that it was defeat in the war which was the real factor of the Russian revolution ?

e situations - when Tsar was on the frontline his wife was trying to run the country accompanied by Rasputin. He was a Siberian monk who was able to heal the Tsar's son Alexis from hemophilia. Rasputi ... society and lowered the authority of the Tsar. Tsarina was unable to govern effectively, advised by Rasputin she dismissed old ministers and replaced them with other, non effective ones, who were Rasp ...

(3 pages) 23 0 4.3 Dec/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Gregory Rasputin Biography

being outrageous and sometimes even crazy, for example Emperor Gaius who made his horse consul, but Rasputin probably defeats them all.Rasputin was born a peasant and at a very early age became involv ... tery for three months were he became a member of the Khlysty religion. After leaving the monastery, Rasputin met Makari who influences Rasputin to follow his ways. Rasputin learned more about the stra ...

(6 pages) 23 0 3.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

'Nicholas and Alexandra'

ffner and released in 1971, it revolves around Tsar Nicholas II, his wife Alexandra and the elusive Rasputin (played by Michael Jayston, Janet Suzman and Tom Baker) before and during the events that l ... ces many complications from all sides, for example St. Petersburg was riddled with flyers depicting Rasputin and Alexander in the nude that hinted that the Tsar's wife was being deceitful, while simul ...

(3 pages) 41 1 3.0 May/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Why was there a revolution in Russia in February 1917?

her German background, she only added the demoralization of the government by taking the advice of Grigori Rasputin. Rasputin was a religious mystic who was able to "cure" Alexei's, son of Tsar and T ...

(5 pages) 37 0 1.0 May/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The End of the Romanov Dynasty

t as the Tsar but also trying to undermine Russia. Additionally, the Tsarina was under the spell of Grigori Rasputin. Rasputin appeared to have the power to cure her hemophilic son. Rasputin was allow ...

(6 pages) 40 0 2.3 May/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The Russian revolution was a direct result of the first world war.

control such a massive country did not help her cause and the constant rumours surrounding her and Rasputin was a constant reminder to the people of Russia that she was there to sabotage Russia's war ... use of this she had no clue whatsoever of how to govern Russia. She eventually turned to her friend Rasputin who she believed was in tune with the people of Russia. Rasputin was lucky because he was l ...

(3 pages) 47 0 0.0 Jun/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

'The First World War was the most important cause of the Russian Revolution'.- How true is this claim?

erent sort of crisis. His wife, Alexandra, had begun consulting with a mystic peasant named Grigory Rasputin in a desperate attempt to help her hemophilic son. Rasputin systematically gained political ... rough his wife, while engaging in scandalous sexual escapades throughout St Petersburg. Rumors that Rasputin had magical powers quickly spread. People believed and that he had the entire royal family ...

(6 pages) 33 0 3.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Grigory Rasputin: The Straw that Broke the Camel's Back

Black Night, White Snow, Library of Congress, USA, 1977, pp176, 206, 208, 265, 284-57.Answers.com, Grigori Rasputin, www.answers.com/topic/rasputin (15th November 2006)8.Heller, Mikhail, Nekrich, Ale ... , Mikhail, Nekrich, Aleksandr, Utopia in Power, Calam-Levy, Paris, 1982, pp. 20-21, 4839.Wikipedia, Grigori Rasputin, 2006, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Grigori_Rasputin (20th November 2006)10.Nichola ...

(8 pages) 19 0 5.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Rasputin "A manifestation rather than a cause."

bated for centuries. Often times we find that it is a mix of both the times and the man. In Grigory Rasputin's case, he was thought to be the man making the times of early twentieth century Russia. Th ... the times in which we speak of were times of great chaos and strife across the Russian countryside.Rasputin was thought by many in the Russian government to be the source of the problems that Russia ...

(3 pages) 11 0 3.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

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Rasputin English 10 Honors 8* May 22, 2000 English 10 Honors 8* May 22, 2000 Rasputin Throughout his ... n Throughout history there have been many odd characters. Russian history was not excluded. Grigory Rasputin, who was an assistant to the Royal Russian family, was an unusual man.Grigory Yefimovich No ... fimovich Novykh was born on January 23, 1871, in Tobolsk, Russia (DISCovering). "He earned the name Rasputin which is Russian for 'debauched one'" (Rasputin). "Grigory Rasputin was born in western Sib ...

(2 pages) 441 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

"The Essential Difference Between The Outcome Of T

government and the Duma, the political disaffection of the middle classes, the repercussions of the Rasputin affair, and the unresolved agrarian problems - all suggested that state and society were on ... e government, was being brought into public disrepute by the outrageous public behaviour of Grigory Rasputin who through his hypnotic healing powers exercised a powerful hold over the Tsar and his cho ...

(5 pages) 7 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Rasputin

Rasputin was without question one of the most scandalous figures in all of Russian history. It is ha ... some say 1909, and others have said 1911. Within a few years of his arrival to the Russian capital, Rasputin became one of the most influential men in government circles. His ability to remain in such ... h position despite his background is studied by many political figures in today?s world.Originally, Rasputin was named Novylch. He was born into a peasant family in Siberia. He spent much of his youth ...

(5 pages) 1648 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Hemophilia

concluded that he was suffering from hemophilia. It was at that time Gregory Effimovitch, known as Rasputin, was introduced to the royal family.Rasputin arrived in St. Petersburg, accompanied by his ... ed in St. Petersburg, accompanied by his reputation as a man of God with miraculous healing powers. Rasputin played a special role in the royal court, because Princess Alexandra believed that her pray ...

(3 pages) 487 1 3.7 Mar/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History