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Haunting Last Picture Before Execution Of The Boy Born To Be Russia’s Tsar

Tsarevich Alexei

This image shows heir Alexei on his river trip to death, aged 13 and nine months old, around eight weeks before he was murdered with the rest of his family by a Bolshevik execution squad.

Century After October Revolution, Some Russians Crave Return Of The Tsar

The museum – part of a new trail for tourists and royal enthusiasts following the route of the Romanovs in exile after Nikolai’s abdication in 1917 – has confirmed this image is the last known photograph of the Tsarevich.

It was taken as he left the historic Siberian town of Tobolsk where the family were held in the so-called Governor’s House from August 2017…

To read more visit The Siberian Times

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