Why did Alexander II free the serfs?
Alexander II (1818 - 1881) was one of the most influential czars in Russian history. Alexander ruled from 1855 to 1881 and was notable for his numerous social reforms, such as freeing the serfs.
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Learn more about the Russian reforms under Tsar Alexander II. Review the political and economic reforms and how they played a part in his assassination.