Essay on Russian Revolution Leaders: Grigori Rasputin

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Grigori Rasputin was unique compared to the other Russian Revolution leaders; Rasputin was known as the “Holy Man” because of his healing powers. Many people believed that Rasputin possessed mystical skill in healing the sick and injured. Rasputin’s healing powers introduced him to the Russian court when Rasputin supposedly helped cure Tsar and Tsarina’s son Alexei who was haemophiliac. Rasputin also had the ability to know what others were thinking and to heal people in conditions which were impossible to heal by a doctor during the time. Grigori Rasputin could also predict events in the future involving the Tsar and his family. The people of Russia thought that Tsar and his family relied on Rasputin’s strange decisions for most…show more content…
Grigori Rasputin was unique compared to the other Russian Revolution leaders; Rasputin was known as the “Holy Man” because of his healing powers. Many people believed that Rasputin possessed mystical skill in healing the sick and injured. Rasputin’s healing powers introduced him to the Russian court when Rasputin supposedly helped cure Tsar and Tsarina’s son Alexei who was haemophiliac. Rasputin also had the ability to know what others were thinking and to heal people in conditions which were impossible to heal by a doctor during the time. Grigori Rasputin could also predict events in the future involving the Tsar and his family. The people of Russia thought that Tsar and his family relied on Rasputin’s strange decisions for most problems that came in Tsar’s way, this diminished Tsar’s reputation as a strong leader. (“Rasputin”.) Grigori Rasputin, whose full name is Grigori Yelfimovich Rasputin, was born on January 10th 1869, in Pokrovskoye, a small village in Siberia. Rasputin was born into a poor peasant family and had two older siblings: a sister, Maria and a brother, Dmitri. Maria was believed to have epilepsy, and ended up drowning in a river and Dmitri died of pneumonia. Both of Rasputin’s siblings deaths had greatly affected Rasputin’s life, which influenced Rasputin to name his children after his siblings. Rasputin married at age nineteen to Proskovia Fyodoronva, who bore him with four children. Rasputin ended up leaving his wife and traveled to Greece and

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