Question by Girl: How Important of a role did Rasputin play in the downfall of the Tsar?
I need this for history and i’m really stuck, thank you
Answer by Bilbo
Fairly significant in that popular opinion turned against the Tsarina because of her association with the Mad Monk. His hold on the family was because he could apparently manage Alexi’s haemophiliac condition. He was rather incidental in historic terms – the revolution would have happened with or without him, but it made despatching the royal family easier for the Bolshies.
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