It is the chief order of the empire, and admission carries with it according to the statutes of 1720 the orders of St Anne, Alexander Nevsky, and the White Eagle; there is only one class.
The Order of St Alexander Nevsky was founded in 1725 by the empress Catherine I.
SAINT ALEXANDER NEVSKY (1220-1263), grand-duke of Vladimir, was the second son of the grand-duke Yarosla y.
The most notable of these battles, whereby he won his honorific epithet of Nevsky (i.e.
That of Alexander Nevsky was formerly the Kerch museum of antiquities, founded in 1825.