Grigori Rasputin: The Fall Of The Romanov Dynasty

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The three-hundred year Romanov dynasty came to an abrupt end during the Russian Revolution of February 1917, following the abdication of Tsar Nicholas II. There were many factors that facilitated the fall of the Romanov dynasty; a much debated factor among them was the influence of Grigori Rasputin considered as ‘fatal disease’ by revisionist historian, Michael Lynch that imposed significant threat to the Romanov dynasty. Rasputin 's influence over government posts and his rumoured relationship with the Tsarina was undoubtedly damaging to the reputation of the tsar, as people began to mock the tsarist regime at a time when it was already under immense pressure. However, the role of Rasputin in the fall of the Romanov dynasty was less significant

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