Legend of the Leg End - Nicholas I Emperor and Autocrat of all the Russias KG 661
The Crimean War (1853 to 1856)
Controlled on all sides by the Knights of the Garter.
Commanders and leaders included:
Queen Victoria – Head of the Order of the Knights of the Garter (appointed 1837)
George Hamilton-Gordon, 4th Earl of Aberdeen, KG #712 (appointed 1855)
Napoleon III, Emperor of the French, KG #713 (appointed 1855)
Victor Emmanuel II, King of Italy, KG #714 (appointed 1855)
Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston, KG #716 (appointed 1856)
Abdul Medjid I, Sultan of Ottoman Empire, KG #717 (appointed 1856)
Nicholas I, Emperor and Autocrat of all the Russias, KG #661 (appointed 1827)
Alexander II, Emperor and Autocrat of all the Russias, KG #755 (appointed 1867)
Control All Sides – Nobody Will Notice
Order of the Knights of the Garter.
Founded 1348, Woodstock, Oxford, England.
An elite ‘British’ Order limited to 24 knights at any one time…