Why were many Russians unhappy with Tsar Nicholas Il?

1 Answer
May 28, 2016



1- Tsar Nicholas II and his family lived a life of luxury other's didn't.
2- There was feudalism, the peasants of Russia( which were the largest in populations) had no say in how the government was run.
3- Heavy taxes on peasants.
4- Difficult lives of peasants, little food, hard work for noble men.
5- Tsar put Russia immediately in WW1 (2 million soldiers died in the first years).
6- Romanovs were hated because of Rasputin