In April 1865 his elder brother Nicholas suddenly died and as of that moment Alexander was proclaimed the heir to the Russian throne. During the reign of Alexander III Russias prestige abroad rose to unbelievably new heights and his country thrived in peace and order. During all the years of his rule, Russia was not involved in a single major war. For this he was dubbed The Peacemaker. He was considered the most Russian, the most austere and the most serene Tsar.
He took the throne when Russia was at its worse, when revolutionary terror raged, and passed it onto his successors perfectly pacified. With the death of his brother, Alexander inherited more than just the throne. While on his deathbed, Nicholas insisted that he also take his fiancé. In October 1866 Alexander married the daughter of the Danish King, Princess Dagmar, who took the name of Maria Fyodorovna after her conversion to Orthodoxy. Alexander III was an exemplary family man.Attached to his wife, whom he called Minnie. Their marriage was a happy one.
Maria Fyodorovna bore him six childreAlexander became the Tsar of Russia after revolutionaries assassinated his father in March 1881 and was crowned in Moscow on 15 May 1883. The item "CZAR ALEXANDER III RUSSIAN PLATE USED BY IMPERIAL FAMILY 1887 PETERSBURG SIGNED" is in sale since Saturday, January 28, 2017. This item is in the category "Antiques\Decorative Arts\Other Antique Decorative Arts". The seller is "rachelemandelgallery" and is located in Chicago Heights, Illinois.This item can be shipped worldwide.