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  Ivan IV of Russia
Ivan IV Vasilyevich (Russian: Иван IV Васильевич) (August 25, 1530, Moscow – March 18, 1584, Moscow) was the Grand Prince of Moscow from 1533 to 1547 and was the first ruler of Russia to assume the title of tsar (or czar).
Ivan was crowned tsar with Monomakh's Cap at the Cathedral of the Dormition at age sixteen on January 16 1547.
Ivan revised the law code (known as the sudebnik), created a standing army (the streltsy), established the Zemsky Sobor, the council of the nobles (known as the Chosen Council), and confirmed the position of the Church with the Council of the Hundred Chapters, which unified the rituals and ecclesiastical regulations of the entire country.
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 Ivan IV of Russia
Ivan IV of Russia (August 25, 1530 - March 18, 1584), first tsar of all Russia.
Ivan came to the throne at age three and was crowned Tsar at age sixteen on January 16, 1547.
In 1581, Ivan Grozny in a feat of rage accidentally killed his capable son, Ivan (following confrontation after beating the latter's pregnant wife so hard that she miscarried).
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 Golden Ring, Russia
In 1564- 1581 the town was the residence of Ivan the Terrible.
In 1553 the Russian tsar Ivan IV the Terrible ordered to build the Monastery of the Annunciation which is now one of the best-preserved and impressive monasteries in Murom.
During the reign of Ivan the Terrible Ples was one of the largest river firsh suppliers to the kings' court.
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The Church of the Ascension was built in 1532 on the imperial estate of Kolomenskoye, just one of the Russia churches in Moscow, to celebrate the birth of the prince who was to become Tsar Ivan IV (The Terrible).
The Church of the Ascension was built in 1532 on the imperial estate of Kolomenskoye, near Moscow, to celebrate the birth of the prince who was to become Tsar Ivan IV (The Terrible).
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Ivan IV was crowned tsar and thus was recognized, at least by the Orthodox Church, as emperor.
Ivan IV The development of the tsar's autocratic powers reached a peak during the reign of Ivan IV, and he became known as the Terrible (his Russian epithet, groznyy, means threatening or dreaded).
Ivan IV became grand prince of Muscovy in 1533 at the age of three.
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  Ivan IV of Russia Summary
Ivan IV (1530-1584), known as Ivan the Terrible, was the first Russian sovereign to be crowned czar and to hold czar as his official title in addition to the traditional title of grand duke of Moscow.
The reign of Ivan IV was the culmination of Russian h...
Ivan IV of Russia: Tsar Ivan the Terrible, by Viktor Vasnetsov.
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 Ivan IV of Russia - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Ivan IV (Ivan Vasilyevich) (August 25, 1530–March 18, 1584) was the first ruler of Russia to assume the title of tsar.
Ivan came to the throne at age three and was crowned tsar at age sixteen on January 16 1547.
When Ivan's tomb was opened during renovations in the 1960s his remains were examined and discovered to contain very high amounts of mercury, indicating a high probability that he was poisoned, modern suspicion falling on his advisors Bogdan Belsky and Boris Godunov (the latter of whom himself became tsar in 1598).
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Ivan IV (August 25, 1530 - March 18, 1584) was the first ruler of Russia to assume the title of tsar.
Ivan came to the throne at age three and was crowned tsar at age sixteen on January 16, 1547.
Ivan revised the law code, created a standing army, established the Zemsky Sobor, the council of the nobles, and subordinated the church to the state, making a system of rituals and regulations.
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 Ivan IV of Russia - Glasgledius   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Ivan IV of Russia (August 25, 1530 - March 18, 1584), first czar of all Russia.
Ivan came to the throne at age three and was crowned Czar at age sixteen on January 16, 1547.
Ivan launched a war of westward expansion and found himself fighting the Swedes, Lithuanians, Poles, and the Teutonic Knights.
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Ivan IV was crowned tsar and thus was recognized, at least by the Orthodox Church, as emperor.
Ivan strengthened the position of the tsar to an unprecedented degree, demonstrating the risks of unbridled power in the hands of a mentally unstable individual.
Ivan IV became grand prince of Muscovy in 1533 at the age of three.
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 i. Russia. 2001. The Encyclopedia of World History
In Russia, the early 16th to the mid-17th century was a time of conflict between the crown and the powerful landed nobility, which was eventually destroyed.
IVAN IV (the Terrible), the son of Basil.
Ivan ravaged Novgorod and massacred many of the inhabitants, whom he suspected of sympathy for the Poles.
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 Biography of Ivan the Terrible
Ivan IV was the first of two children of Basil III, who had been attempting for many years without success to have a son.
One biographer of Ivan said, "before the child-prince became Ivan the Terrible, he was Ivan the Terrified." Ivan's brutal behavior later on in life is testimony to his never having forgotten nor forgiven the childhood indignities he had suffered.
Ivan's much-loved wife Anastasia withered away due to a lingering illness in the summer of 1560.
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 Ivan, IV Biography | Encyclopedia of World Biography
The reign of Ivan IV was the culmination of Russian historical developments that began with the rise of Moscow in the early 14th century.
Among Ivan's military accomplishments was the destruction of the Tatar khanates of Kazan in 1552 and Astrakhan in 1556.
Ivan's ambition to restore to Muscovy the western territories which had been annexed by Lithuania in the 16th century, however, was unrealized.
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 Ivan the Terrible
Ivan the Terrible succeeded his father Vasilii III and was the first Grand Prince to have himself officially crowned tsar.
This threat was calculated by Ivan IV to give him more power and he got it by agreeing to remain in power but only if he could rule without the moral guidelines of the church.
Oddly, Ivan IV was a member of the Russian Orthodox church and he offered prayers for those he had executed.
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 Ivan the Terrible, Ivan-the-Terrible.com
Yelena Glinsky, Ivan’s mother, was his capricious regent until her death in 1538, after which battles for the regency became the focus of palace coups, murders, imprisonment and exiles.
But when Ivan turned his attentions to the North, beginning a major war in 1558 for control of the Baltic Sea, he was in effect laying the foundations for strife among his subordinates and for his own arbitrary and cruel tyranny.
Remembered by the Russians for his cruelty and the punitive expeditions of his secret police, oprichniki, Ivan IV (1530-84) went down in history with the epithet “Groznyi,” translated as “Terrible.” According to a popular legend, he was born during a thunderstorm or “groza” (in Russian the word also means “terror”).
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Ivan IV Vasilievich, (Known as “Ivan the Terrible.”) 1530—1584.
Ivan formally abolished the oprichnina in 1572, although in effect it continued until 1575.
Although the exact number of his wives is uncertain, Ivan probably married seven times, ridding himself of unwanted wives by forcing them to take the veil or arranging for their murder.
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Ivan IV of Russia is also called "Ivan the Terrible." Now I know you think "terrible" means he was yucky.
Ivan was born August 25, 1530 in Moscow (pronounced "mosk-Va") to Vasily III who was Grand Duke of Moscow.
After she died in 1560, Ivan remarried a few times but he was never the broncing buck of the steppes like he was with his first love.
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The English language English word terrible is usually used to translate the Russian language Russian word grozny in Ivan s nickname, but the modern English usage of terrible, with a pejorative connotation of bad or evil, does not precisely represent the intended meaning.
When Ivan s tomb was opened during renovations in the 1960s his remains were examined and discovered to contain very high amounts of Mercury element mercury, indicating a high probability that he was poisoned, modern suspicion falling on his advisors Bogdan Belsky and Boris Godunov the latter of whom himself became tsar in 1598.
Upon Ivan s death the now ravaged kingdom was left to his unfit and childless son Feodor I of Russia Feodor.
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 Our Homeland [The Voice of Russia]
Ivan was crowned in 1547 at the age of 17, the first Russian Prince to take the title of a tsar, to receive the sacrament of anointment.
Ivan IV gave rise to the ceremony that all subsequent Russian Tsars and Tsarinas went through when being crowned for as long as Russia remained a monarchy.
Ivan IV is up to his ears in hearing and responding to complaints, he is ready to go into every detail and settle all problems, he’s got a lot to do and has no time for catching wild animals or listening to music.
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 Excerpts from GURPS Russia
Vasili III, Ivan the Great's son, continued gathering the last of the resistant towns of the west (and fighting repeated skirmishes with Poland) and developing diplomatic ties with the leaders of distant lands, including the sultan of Turkey, Suleiman the Magnificent, and Babar (a descendant of Tamerlane), founder of the Mogul Empire in India.
Russia was in the hands of Ivan's mother, Helen, during his minority, and she ran it with the assistance of several men, including a young lover, Prince Telepnev-Obolensky.
Ivan proceeded to have their relatives and friends murdered without the dubious formality of a trial, and two Russian princes were slain for objecting to the practice.
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Struck by Ivan IV as "Great Prince", 1533-1547 A.D. Ivan IV, known as "Ivan the Terrible" was the first Russian ruler to be crowned tzar and to hold that official title.
He centralized the administration of Russia and expanded the boundaries of the Russian empire.
The first part of Ivan's reign is considered the "constructive period", with advances in Russian territories and trade, government reforms, new law codes, and delineation of the responsibilities of the aristocracy.
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 TermPapers-TermPapers.com - Ivan The Terrible
Ivan was crowned in 1547, but not as grand duke but as a tsar.
Ivan IV was increasingly powerful and he turned against his advisors, because he was convinced that they had caused her death, backed by rival Nobel families.
Ivan threatened to abdicate unless the nobles were punished.
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Heartland of the former Soviet Union, Russia is today a democratic federation, with ethnic groups such as the Tatars and Bashkirs politically represented in their own autonomous republics.
In 1547 Ivan IV, a Muscovite prince, adopted the ancient title of caesar (tsar in Russian).
Russia seeks to protect these minorities, maintain its economic influence on resources (like oil), and confront separatism at home (as in Chechnya).
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Kazan is a city of west-central Russia on the Volga River east of Moscow.
Founded in 1401, the modern city became the capital of a powerful Tartar khanate in 1455 but was conquered by Czar Ivan IV in 1552.
Kazan, is the capital city of Tatarstan, Eastern European Russia, on the Volga River.
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 History of Russia brief from Arctur Travel
Ivan was doubtless a puppet in the hands of the leading politicians long after his coronation.
Ivan was a disastrously bad ruler, in part because no one had ever anticipated that he would rule.
The so-called False Dmitry, a defrocked monk who had claimed to be the son of Ivan IV (the true Dmitry had died during an epileptic seizure in 1591), was declared the tsar.
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In fact, his reforms were built upon changes that had taken place during the previous 200 years, since the creation in 1550 of Russia's first full-time military force (the streltsi) by Ivan IV the Terrible.
No, he was not, but his father was who actually set Russia on her path of the neverending territorial growth.
Ukraine is also treated as part of Russia, and the Cossacks described here are the Zaporozhains - well, this is straight from the texts of the imperial Russian historians of the 19th century and their communist marxists followers of Soviet Union.
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 NationMaster - Statistics on Russia. 1604 facts and figures, stats and information on Russian economy, crime, people, ...
Russia: Air Force Bombs Chechen Capital - Russian military commanders in October announced that they had established a security zone in the separatist republic of Chechnya, an achievement that they said concluded the first phase of a campaign against Islamic militants in the republic.
Russia is going through some tough times due to the new government that has just(in the past ten years or so) changed how Russia is ran as a nation all together.
Russia still has a basically free press and there are no more gulags, and there will be presidential elections in four years.
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