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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