Comparison Of Julius Caesar And Czar Nicholas Ll.
At the age of nineteen, Nicholas joined an exclusive regiment of the Russian Army and also served in the horse artillery. The tsesarevich didn't actually participate in any serious military activities; these commissions were more akin to a finishing school for the upper class. Nicholas took advantage of the freedom to attend parties and balls with few responsibilities.
Julius Caesar and Csar Nicholas ll were born in different social economic levels and different time in history. Julius Caesar was born poor but he always had the desire to be a very important and powerful person in Rome at that time, Czar Nicholas ll in the other hand was born entitled to the throne of Russia but both of them obtained similar positions later in …show more content…
Caesar should have used his position to make powerless those he had removed from the Senate but he did not. Caesar did not take away their wealth and these men plotted against him.
On March 15, 44 BCE, Caesar was assassinated by the senators in the portico of the basilica of Pompey the Great. Among the assassins were Marcus Junius Brutus, Caesar’s second choice as heir, and Gaius Cassius Longinus, along with many others. Caesar was stabbed twenty three times and died at the base of Pompey’s statue. Julius Caesar assassination initiated the end of the Roman Republic and the beginning of the Roman …show more content…
This provoked war with Japan in 1904. The resulting Russian defeat led to strikes and riots. In January 1905, on 'Bloody Sunday', the army in St Petersburg shot at a crowd demanding radical reforms. Opposition to the tsar grew and Nicholas was forced to grant a constitution and establish a parliament, the Duma.
In February 1917, widespread popular demonstrations began in the capital Petrograd as St Petersburg was renamed in 1914. Nicholas lost the support of the army and had no alternative but to abdicate. The tsar and his family were held in various locations, eventually being imprisoned in Yekaterinburg in the Ural Mountains.
In October 1917, the Bolsheviks overthrew the provisional government. Following a harsh peace treaty with Germany in March 1918, Russia descended into civil war. On 17 July 1918, as anti-Bolsheviks approached Yekaterinburg, Nicholas and his family were executed. This was almost certainly on the orders of the Bolshevik leader Vladimir