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IVAN THE TERRIBLE
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In mother Russia 487 years ago, Ivan Vasilyevich the IV was born near the capital Moscow. Son of Basil the III (1479-1533) Grandson of Ivan the III
At his fathers death he is immediately crowned duke of Moscow at age 3 and is made one of the higher princes of Russia and begin making arrangements to his fathers kingdom.
Ivan is now made czar(EMPEROR) of Russia 1547-1584 and makes some prepations for war
Finally Ivan the IV dies naturally at his death bed, but bestowed his power to his middle son Fyodor the I.
Ivan convokes the first ever Zemsky Sobor A marshaling of all houses of Russia to review all codes that were ever made to dis-ban or re-make. As well as war plans to defend and attack to regain lost land.
Coincidentally Ivan's uncle also died the same year and suffered from poison and stroke.
Ivan's distant cousins the Romanov's also become recognized by Fyodor as royals later because of his marrige to Boris Romanovich Yuriev's sister
Ivan in fit of anger and arguements kills his favorite and eldest son
Because Ivan was young Irresponsible in the eyes of his mother she would rule until her death in 1538
The death of Ivan's mother Elena Glinskaya (1508-1538) who was officially poisoned according to doctors.
Ivan officially becomes ruler of his mothers territory
Battle of Astrakhan
Leads a army to conquer Tatar Kanates of Kazan
One of the MANY battles <----CLICK ON THIS
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The Zemesky Sabor
Tatar Kanates of Kazan
The Life and reign of Ivan the IV
Livonian War (1558-1583) CLICK ON THIS
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