How the Dynasty Begun With Michael I – The First Romanov 12th July was the birthday of Michael (Михаил) Romanov of Russia. Michael was the first Tsar of the house of Romanov in 1613. The dynasty lasted for 300 years on the Russian throne. Nicholas II and his family celebrated its tercentenary in 1913, but ...
Russian Tragedy of July 17th 1918: Romanov Execution Today is an important, if tragic, date in Russian history – Romanov Execution. On 17 July 1918, precisely 96 years ago, the shooting of the Romanov family occurred, bringing to an abrupt end the Russian imperial dynasty. No member of imperial family was spared from the execution, which included ...