Crowning (Koronatsiya, or the last of the Romanovs), the historical novel by internationally acclaimed Russian detective story writer Boris Akunin. The scene of this book in series about sleuth Erast Fandorin is set at the time of the coronation of Russian tsar Nicholas II of Russia. The book was nominated for Russian Booker 2000 in the category Brothers Karamazov. Many lovers of the works by Akunin in Russia name this book as his best, reading about the tragic atmosphere of late 19th century Russia, especially about the details of Khodynka catastrophe. The House of Romanov (Ð Ð¾Ð¼Ð°ÌÐ½Ð¾Ð², pronounced Ro-MAH-nof) was the second and last imperial dynasty of Russia, which ruled Muscovy and the Russian Empire for five generations from 1613 to 1762. ... Boris Akunin (Grigory Shalvovich Chkhartishvili), the Russian (ethnic Georgian) essayist, literary translator, and fiction writer. ... Erast Fandorin, 19th-century Moscow detective, is the hero of the most popular historical detective stories in Russia by writer Boris Akunin. ... Nicholas II, Tsar of Russia Tsar Nicholas II (18 May 1868 â 17 July 1918)1 was the last crowned Emperor of Russia. ... Khodynka refers to a tragic accident on May 18, 1896 on Khodynskoye field in Moscow, Russia at the beginning of the present day Leningrad prospect, during the festivities of the crowning of Nicholas II. In the area of one town square buffooneries, theaters, 150 buffets for distribution of gifts, and...
Crown Prince Asfa Wossen was then wed to Princess Medferiash Work Abebe, and established a family of four children, including HIH Prince Zere Yacob Amha Selassie, who was later himself named Crown Prince.
Crown Prince Asfa Wossen moved to London to begin his exile, and while still trying to recover from the effects of the stroke, he closely monitored events in Ethiopia, maintaining contact with resistance movements inside and just outside the country.
In 1993, Prince Ermias was invested, in exile, as the President of the Ethiopian Crown Council, the body which acts during an interregnum as the custodian of the Crown, and which, during the reign of an Emperor, acts as the principal advisory council to the Crown.
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