I. biographical name Saint 4th century Christian prelate II. biographical name name of 2 emperors of Russia: I 1796-1855 (reigned 1825-55); II 1868-1918 (reigned 1894-1917) III. biographical name Russian Nikolay Nikolayevich 1856-1929 Russian grand duke & army officer

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