Ivan III Vasilievich


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I·van III Va·sil·ie·vich

 (ī′vən, ē-vän′; və-sĭl′yə-vĭch′) Known as "Ivan the Great." 1440-1505.
Grand duke of Muscovy (1462-1505). His victories against the Tatars laid the foundation for eventual Russian unity.
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Noun1.Ivan III Vasilievich - grand duke of Muscovy whose victories against the Tartars laid the basis for Russian unity (1440-1505)
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