[roh-muh-nawf, -nof, roh-mah-nuh f; Russian ruh-mah-nuh f]
- a member of the imperial dynasty of Russia that ruled from 1613 to 1917.
- Mi·kha·il Feo·do·ro·vich [myi-khuh-yeel fyaw-duh-ruh-vyich] /myɪ xʌˈyil ˈfyɔ də rə vyɪtʃ/, 1596–1645, emperor of Russia 1613–45: first ruler of the house of Romanov.
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Public opinion is definitely and resolutely opposed to any members of the House of Romanov holding any office in the State.
Not only was the Romanov dynasty ended, but equally so was monarchical Absolutism itself.Bolshevism
The Romanov family in especial suffered severely from these delations.
- any member of the Russian imperial dynasty that ruled from the crowning (1613) of Mikhail Fyodorovich to the abdication (1917) of Nicholas II during the February Revolution