Grand Duke Nicholas Nikolaevich of Russia (1856–1929), Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death

    

Grand Duke Nicholas Nikolaevich of Russia (1856–1929)

Russian general

Date of Birth: 18-Nov-1856

Place of Birth: Saint Petersburg

Date of Death: 05-Jan-1929

Profession: military personnel, engineer

Nationality: Russia

Zodiac Sign: Scorpio


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About Grand Duke Nicholas Nikolaevich of Russia (1856–1929)

  • Grand Duke Nicholas Nikolaevich of Russia (Russian: ??????? ?????????? ??????? (??????? – the younger); 18 November 1856 – 5 January 1929) was a Russian general in World War I (1914–1918).
  • A grandson of Emperor Nicholas I of Russia, he was commander in chief of the Russian Imperial Army units on the main front in the first year of the war.
  • He proved incompetent in strategy, tactics, logistics and coordination with the government.
  • The tsar took over his commands, He later was a successful commander-in-chief in the Caucasus region.
  • He was briefly recognized as Tsar, Emperor of Russia in 1922 in areas controlled by the White Armies movement in the Russian Far East.

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