Although some sources mention Madeira, it was most probably poisoned Tokaji wine, which they tried to assassinate Grigori Rasputin with. In fact, during his last evening, Rasputin consumed high quantities of pastries and sweet wine - both poisoned with cyanide. Indeed, Rasputin didn´t show any symptoms of poisoning. His murderers finally resorted to the gun. After Rasputin's death there could not be detected any cyanide in his body, but alcohol ...
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„Until now I haven´t been defeated by anyone or anything, but Tokaji wine defeated me last evening.”
Tsar Peter the Great after a meeting with Prince Rákoczi II
Peter I of Russia