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Rasputin, Grigori

Line breaks: Gri|gori Ras|pu¦tin
Pronunciation: /raˈspjuːtɪn
 
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( 1871–1916), Russian monk; full name Grigori Efimovich Rasputin. He came to exert great influence over Tsar Nicholas II and his family during the First World War; this influence, combined with his reputation for debauchery, steadily discredited the imperial family, and he was assassinated by a group loyal to the tsar.

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