Peter the Great


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Peter the Great:

see Peter IPeter I
or Peter the Great,
1672–1725, czar of Russia (1682–1725), major figure in the development of imperial Russia. Early Life

Peter was the youngest child of Czar Alexis, by Alexis's second wife, Natalya Naryshkin.
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However, most of all, Peter the Great captivated his imagination and became the hero of many of his historical works.
As the Church lost its primacy as the institution of national survival, Peter the Great seized upon the baroque style for palaces and public buildings to symbolize the authority of the secular order of the new absolutist state.
We visit the Cruiser Aurora that fired the first shot in the 1917 revolution, the Peter and Paul Fortress where Peter the Great ordered his son tortured to death, the green and white Winter Palace, home of the Czars and now the Hermitage museum.
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BORN PETER the Great, Russian Tsar, 1672 T MICHAEL J Fox, US actor, 1961 JOHNNY Depp, US actor, 1963, above CHARLES Dickens, novelist, 1870, above ROBERT Donat, film actor, 1958 IAN Mikardo.
Waltrodn (modern history, U of East Anglia) writes a broad and engaging overview of the history and culture of Tsarist Russian from the time of Peter The Great to the Russian Revolution.
PETER THE GREAT Crouch celebrates with Robbie Keane
Tsar Peter the Great executed his wife's lover and forced her to keep his head in a jar of alcohol in her bedroom.
The Admiral Chabanenko, the nuclear-powered cruiser Peter the Great and support ships arrived in the Caribbean last month in a deployment also unprecedented since Soviet times.
It draws on WNO's productions for Spring 2007 - Khovanshchina, about the rise to power of Tsar Peter the Great, Bizet's gypsy heroine Carmen and Puccini's Madam Butterfly.
PETER THE GREAT HIGH RISE: Peter Crouch celebrates the second of his two goals against Andorra yesterday
Christening Russia's new capital Saint Petersburg, after his patron saint, Peter the Great founded the city in 1703 as a monument to his determination to Europeanize and modernize his quasi-Asiatic realm.