Rasputin was assassinated to end his perceived interference in political matters, on 30 December 1916. Amongst the conspirators were the nobleman Prince Felix Yusupov, who was married to Nicholas II's niece, Princess Irina of Russia, and Grand Duke Dmitri Pavlovich, who was once close to Nicholas and Alexandra's family. World War I
Grigori Rasputin, in full Grigori Yefimovich Rasputin, Grigori also spelled Grigory, original name Grigori Yefimovich Novykh, (born January 22 [January 10, Old Style], 1869, Pokrovskoye, near Tyumen, Siberia, Russian Empire—died December 30 [December 17, Old Style], 1916, Petrograd [now St. Petersburg, Russia]), Siberian peasant and mystic whose ability to improve the condition of Aleksey ...
Maria Feodorovna's grandson-in-law, Prince Felix Yusupov, noted that she had great influence in the Romanov family. Sergei Witte praised her tact and diplomatic skill. Nevertheless, despite her social tact, she did not get along well with her daughter-in-law, Tsarina Alexandra, holding her responsible for many of the woes that beset her son Nicholas and the Russian Empire in general.
For example, Prince Felix Yusupov, ... In 1924, when Berlin was 36, his biography, The Story of Irving Berlin, was being written by Alexander Woollcott.
In 2009, former UK Cabinet Minister Jonathan Aitken released a biography of the Kazakh leader entitled Nazarbayev and the Making of Kazakhstan. The book took a generally pro-Nazarbayev stance, asserting in the introduction that he is mostly responsible for the success of modern Kazakhstan. 2011–2015: Fourth term
Gerhard Fritz Kurt "Gerd" Schröder (German: [ˈɡeːɐ̯haʁt fʁɪts kʊʁt ˈʃʁøːdɐ] (); born 7 April 1944) is a German lobbyist and former politician, who served as the chancellor of Germany from 1998 to 2005.
Christopher Lee al Festival del cinema di Berlino nel 2013. Sir Christopher Frank Carandini Lee (Londra, 27 maggio 1922 – Londra, 7 giugno 2015) è stato un attore e cantante britannico.