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Old 10-14-2014, 12:51 AM
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Alexander II regarded his son, George Alexandrovich Romanov Yurievsky as a "true Russian".
In 1881 Alexander remarked of George: "This is a real Russian; in him at least there flows only Russian blood."
If that's what Alexander II thought then he was wrong since he himself was not 100% of Russian descent.
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If that's what Alexander II thought then he was wrong since he himself was not 100% of Russian descent.
Noble Consort Ming, You are correct that Alexander II was not 100% of Russian descent.
Alexander II's mother Alexandra Fyodorovna was originally Charlotte of Prussia.
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