Ivan IV


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Ivan IV

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(Biography) known as Ivan the Terrible. 1530–84, grand duke of Muscovy (1533–47) and first tsar of Russia (1547–84). He conquered Kazan (1552), Astrakhan (1556), and Siberia (1581), but was defeated by Poland in the Livonian War (1558–82) after which his rule became increasingly oppressive
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Noun1.Ivan IV - the first czar of Russia (1530-1584)Ivan IV - the first czar of Russia (1530-1584)
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| NATIONAL DAY OF URUGUAY | 1530: Ivan IV (the Terrible) was born.
In the case of the Byzantine priest Agapetos Hamburg looks at the political impact of the latter's work Advice to the Emperor and warns against a one-dimensional interpretation: "If Agapetos drove Ivan IV toward absolutism, as some historians have believed, that 'influence' was the result of a selective reading of the Advice" (38).
NATIONAL DAY OF URUGUAY 1530: Ivan IV (the Terrible) was born.
In the second half, Lee An-sam's three compositions will be performed along with three more gagok pieces followed by foreign repertoires such as Georges Bizet's "Ouvre Ton Coeur" from the opera "Ivan IV," Jacques Offenbach's "Barcarolle" from the opera "Les Contes d'Hoffmann" and the famous popera song "You Raise Me Up" made popular by Josh Groban.
Opponents view Ivan IV as the tsar who rode Russia into darkness.
(10) The German diplomat Sigismund Gerberstein, who visited Muscovy in 1517 and 1526, spoke of Grand Duke Vasilii Ivanovich, son of Ivan III and father of Ivan IV Groznyi (the Terrible):
Skrynnikov was a Russian historian, a leading expert on Ivan IV, called Ivan the Terrible.
Seeking the answer in Russian history, Getty looks as far back as the sixteenth-century reign of Ivan IV ('the Terrible').
In addition to the music, the story of love, power and plotting is familiar: young Ivan IV is crowned and chooses Anastasia as his tsarina.
In 1547, Ivan IV of Russia (popularly known as "Ivan the Terrible'') was crowned Czar.
xx HARRINGTON IVAN IV Peacefully afte af r a long illness on November 13, Ivan aged 85 years.
The date itself is closely associated with the history of Russia's first foreign affairs agency - the Ambassadorial Department, established by Czar Ivan IV. However, the Russian diplomatic traditions date back to even more distant times.