Grigorii Yefimovich Rasputin, brought into the Imperial Family's circle by Empress Alexandra to help aid in the suffering of her son Tsarevich Alexei. Rasputin was able to assuage the boy's pain but not cure the disease he suffered from (Hemophilia). He was well known for being drunk in public and his scores of affairs with high society woman. For the protection of the Royal image he was murdered by several aristocrats including Prince Felix Yussupov and Grand Duke Dmitrii Pavlovich
December 30, 1916: Killed, Grigori Yefimovich Rasputin. According to his assassins, Rasputin had been poisoned, shot, and clubbed before being thrown into the Nevka River. The murderers' accounts are not considered particularly accurate. Here, Rasputin is shown in 1914, recovering in the hospital from an earlier assassination attempt.
* Grigoriy Yefimovich Rasputin * (* Aldeia de Pokrovskoie, 22/Janeiro/1869 - São Petersburgo, 30/Dezembro/1916). Místico russo. Monge dissoluto, devasso, licencioso. Após sofrer várias tentativas de assassinatos, foi ferido à bala e lançado no Rio Neva em São Petersburgo.
Rasputin as you've never seen him before!
Rasputin is infamous for the hold he had over the early century leadership of Russia and is believed to be part of their downfall in 1916
Villains Mythos, “Rasputin” // Florian Bertmer
Icon of Grigory Rasputin and Alexei Romanov. Absolutely beautiful.
Rasputin with friends soon before his assassination in 1916.