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Decembrists and their wives: Who and why?

https://pikabu.ru/story/dekabristyi_i_nizhnie_chinyi_5585005 The emperor of Russia Alexander I was dead Before people could shout out “the king is dead, long live the king”, on the 14th  of December (26th on new calendar) 1825 coup d’etat took place in the Senate Square in St. Petersburg. It was the time of interregnum between the death of Alexander I…