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 AllRefer.com - Russia - Peter the Great and the Russian Empire - The Era of Palace Revolutions | Russian Information ...
Peter was unsuccessful in forging a European coalition against the Ottoman Empire, but during his travels he found interest in waging war against Sweden, then an important power in northern Europe.
Peter changed the rules of succession to the throne after he killed his own son, Aleksey, who had opposed his father's reforms and served as a rallying figure for antireform groups.
Russia's greatest reach into Europe was during the Seven Years' War (1756-63), which was fought on thre e continents between Britain and France with numerous allies on both sides.
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 Peter III, czar of Russia. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
One of his first acts was to take Russia out of the Seven Years War and to conclude an alliance with Frederick II of Prussia, whom he passionately admired.
In the summer of 1762 a conspiracy against Peter, headed by Catherine’s lover Grigori Orlov and his brother Aleksey, was set in motion.
Peter’s claim to ducal Holstein passed to his son Paul (later Czar Paul I), in whose name Catherine ceded it to Denmark in exchange for Oldenburg in 1773.
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 Encyclopedia article on Peter I of Russia [EncycloZine]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
Peter then ruled alone until 1724, whenceforth he ruled jointly with his wife, Catherine I.
Peter, the son of Aleksey I and his second wife, Nataliya Kyrillovna Naryshkina, was born in Moscow.
Upon her death in 1727, the Empress Catherine was succeeded by Aleksey's son, Peter II, bringing the direct male line of Romanov monarchs to an end.
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 peter the great czar of russia
… III, 1728–62, czar of Russia (1762), son of Charles Frederick, dispossessed duke of Holstein-Gottorp, and of Anna Petrovna, daughter of Peter the Great.
Topic: Peter the Great: czar of Russia Submitted by OB on November 03rd, 2001 Annotated Bibliography.
Peter the Great or Peter I (1672-1725), czar of Russia (1682-1725), whose military campaigns and modernization efforts transformed Russia into an empire to be …
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 peter the great of russia and other russia related information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
A fter Peter's death Russia went through a great number of rulers in a distressingly short time, none of whom had much...
After Peter's death Russia went through a great number of rulers in a distressingly short time, none of whom had much...
PETER THE GREAT (PETER ALEXEEVICH) 1672-1725 CZAR 1682-1721 EMPEROR OF ALL RUSSIA 1721-1725 Peter the Great was the fourteenth child of Alexei Mikhailovich, born on May 30, 1672, from his second marriage...
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 Peter Ii Of Russia - Encyclopedia.WorldSearch   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
Even the text, highly readable and informative, is a little rose-tinted in places, but perhaps the authors can hardly be blamed when the...
Modernization of Russia Under Peter I and Catherine II (Major Issues in History S.)
What Became of Peter's Dream?: Courtculture in the Reign of Nicholas II
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Peter Ruckman is best known for his promotion of King James-onlyism.
He also states that to look into the meaning of Greek or Hebrew words is akin to doubting the "preserverd word" of God (by which he means the KJV).
The unwary should be warned: Peter Ruckman is not a kind individual.
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