Emperor of Russia (born 1754) from 1796 until his assassination in 1801. A champion of the poorer classes, his sweeping reforms alienated the Russian nobility and were thought to have provided a prime motivation for the conspiracy that led to his brutal death. Manuscript DS in Russian, one page, 7.75 x 12.75, April 5, 1800. Untranslated document confirming the promotion of two of his subjects. In fine condition.
Terms and abbreviations used in our descriptions.