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Legend of the Leg End - Nicholas I Emperor and Autocrat of all the Russias KG 661 | by arthur.strathearn
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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)

 

Versus

 

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…

 

 

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