There is a world of mystery and fascination lying within the name Rasputin. Many people might have heard about his terrible death, others might know about his purported magical powers and some might wonder just how powerful this man truly was. The reality is that while many people have written tales, accounts and stories about Rasputin, there is just too much mystery surrounding the man to fully know what his influence was or wasn’t. We seek to present to you today the most agreed upon account of Rasputin’s life and will at times, share where there is conjecture and theory present. The man himself had many mythic qualities and even due to his own boasting, stories about his life seem to always be a little bit more than the truth.