What Happened on March 13, 1881

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events


MurderAssassination

Alexander II of Russia is assassinated by members of far-left terror group 'People's Will' who throw a bomb at him in the city of St. Petersburg

Tsar of Russia Alexander II
Tsar of Russia
Alexander II


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Person of interestAlexander II

Alexander II, Tsar of Russia (1855-81), assassinated by members of far-left terror group 'People's Will' at 62

Tsar of Russia Alexander II
Tsar of Russia
Alexander II