csar nicholas ii


The “kings” of three of the main belligerent countries of WWI.

1. Csar Nicholas II (Russia)

2. George V (England)

3. Kaiser Wilhelm II (Germany)

All three of them first cousins and the grandchildren of Queen Victoria of England. You can definitely see the family resemblance. 

Emperor Nicholas II in the uniform of the Life Guards Lancer Regiment, chief of the 1st Brigade of the 2nd Guards Cavalry Division, Major-General SK Suites Prince Beloselsky-Belozersky (to the left of the Emperor) with officers of the Life Guards Lancer Her Majesty’s Regiment at the consecration of the Church of St. John the Warrior in a summer camp of the Life Guards Lancer Regiment of Her Majesty June 22, 1914