Person:Peter I of Russia (1)

m. 1 Feb 1671
  1. Peter I of Russia1672 - 1725
  2. Tsarevna Natalya Alexeevna of Russia1673 - 1716
m. 19 Feb 1712
  1. Grand Duchess Anna Petrovna of Russia1708 - 1728
  2. Empress Elizabeth Petrovna of Russia1709 - 1761
Facts and Events
Name Peter I of Russia
Gender Male
Birth[1] 8 Jun 1672 Moscow, Moscow, RussiaHouse of Romanov
Marriage 19 Feb 1712 to Katharina Svaronska
Death[1] 8 Feb 1725 Saint Petersburg, Saint Petersburg, Saint Petersburg, Russia
Reference Number? Q8479?


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Peter the Great, Peter I or Peter Alexeyevich (;  – ) ruled the Tsardom of Russia and later the Russian Empire from until his death in 1725, jointly ruling before 1696 with his elder half-brother, Ivan V. Through a number of successful wars, he expanded the Tsardom into a much larger empire that became a major European power and also laid the groundwork for the Russian navy after capturing ports at Azov and the Baltic Sea. He led a cultural revolution that replaced some of the traditionalist and medieval social and political systems with ones that were modern, scientific, Westernised and based on the Enlightenment. Peter's reforms made a lasting impact on Russia, and many institutions of Russian government trace their origins to his reign. He is also known for founding and developing the city of Saint Petersburg, which remained the capital of Russia until 1917.

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References
  1. 1.0 1.1 Peter I of Russia, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia.
  2.   Petr I 'the Great' Alexeiovich Romanov, Tsar of Russia, in Lundy, Darryl. The Peerage: A genealogical survey of the peerage of Britain as well as the royal families of Europe.