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Legend of the Leg End - Alexander II Emperor and Autocrat of all the Russias KG 755 | by arthur.strathearn
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Legend of the Leg End - Alexander II Emperor and Autocrat of all the Russias KG 755

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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