Person:Ivan VI of Russia (1)

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Ivan VI of Russia
b.23 Aug 1740
d.16 Jul 1764
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Name Ivan VI of Russia
Gender Male
Birth[1] 23 Aug 1740
Death[1] 16 Jul 1764
Reference Number? Q151781?


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Ivan VI Antonovich of Russia (Ivan Antonovich; ; – ), was proclaimed Emperor of Russia in 1740, as an infant, although he never actually reigned. Within less than a year, he was overthrown by the Empress Elizabeth of Russia, Peter I's daughter. Ivan spent the rest of his life as a prisoner and was killed by his guards during an attempt made to free him.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Ivan VI of Russia, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia.