Monster Essays - Gregory Efimovich Rasputin
Gregory Efimovich Rasputin
Have you ever heard of Gregory Efimovich Rasputin, the holy man, the mad monk? The first time I heard of the mad monk and his involvement within the Alexandra Palace in Tsarkoe, Selo I was really moved by the turn of events; that lead to the overthrow of the Russian imperial system, the dethronement of the House of Romanov and the assassination of the Imperial Family. The mad monk was in the highest circles of St. Petersburg society, and captured the attention of the higher clergymen of the Russian Empire. The monk performed his miracles within the palace on the imperial couple’s son, Tsarevich Alexis Nichol....