Czar of Russia (1855–1881) who emancipated the serfs in 1861.
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The church of St Mary and St German belonged to a Benedictine abbey founded under a grant from William the Conqueror in 1069 and raised to the dignity of a mitred abbey by Pope Alexander II.
Un homme d'etat russe (1884) gave the history of the emancipation of the serfs by Alexander II.
The " Third Section " was suppressed by Alexander II.
- Alongside the local organs of the central government in Russia there are three classes of local elected bodies charged with administrative functions: (I) the peasant assemblies in the mir and the volost, ' From Catherine II.'s time to that of Alexander II.
This fact made the new system especially obnoxious to the bureaucracy,, and during the latter years of Alexander II.