Grigori Rasputin (abnormal)

Recommendended gov. Structure

Alexandrea allowed him to make key political decisions; he opposed reform measures and obtained powerful positions for his friends; nobles had feared his increasing role in government roles

Long-Term goals- vision for russia

He simply had self-interest in gaining power; didn't exactly know where this would take him


His influence grew to the point where he effectively dictated policy, and caused the nobles to fear him so much that he was assassinated.

His legacy is primarily his assassination

"If anything, the murder of Rasputin removed a buffer between the royal family and their critics: no longer could the nation's ills be attributed to the mad monk who had prophesised his own demise" (Grigori Rasputin)


"Grigori Rasputin." First World First World War, n.d. Web. 22 Jan. 2015.


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