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Nicholas I

Saint (“Nicholas the Great”) died a.d. 867, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 858–867.
1796–1855, czar of Russia 1825–55.
Saint, called the Great. died 867 ad, Italian ecclesiastic; pope (858–867). He championed papal supremacy. Feast day: Nov 13
1796–1855, tsar of Russia (1825–55). He gained notoriety for his autocracy and his emphasis on military discipline and bureaucracy


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