Peter i (1672-1725), called peter the great, was czar of russia from 1682 to 1725 his reign was marked by a program of extensive reform known as westernization and by the establishment of russia as a major european power contemporaries abroad tended to admire peter i for his reforms and to. Czar peter i on wn network delivers the latest videos and editable pages for news & events, including entertainment, music, sports, science and more, sign up and share your peter's reforms made a lasting impact on russia and many institutions of russian government traced their origins to his reign. Peter the great was the russian czar who transformed russia from an isolated agricultural society into an empire on a par with european powers peter was the son of czar alexis (fedor iii alakseevich) and his second wife after the death of alexis, peter and his half-brother ivan were. One such czar was peter, often called peter the great because of the great advances he made in modernizing russia and the important changes peter expanded and increased the power of russia, thus making him greatpeter also instituted several social reforms under his reign which helped.
- peter the great the revolutionary czar of russia peter the first of russia (more commonly known as peter the great) was born the son of alexis michailovich romanov and natalia cyrilovna narishkina on june 9, 1672 in moscow, russia (2:242-243) alexis was overjoyed, and a. When peter the great was czar of russia, some potentate presented him with a full-blooded negro of gigantic size peter, the most eccentric ruler his first effort was a biography of his great-grandfather abram petrovich gannibal gannibal was from cameroon, he had been kidnapped in cameroon and.
Peter the great peter i (czar of russia) peter also attempted to subordinate all classes of russian society to the needs of the state see later biographies by r k massie (1980) and h troyat (1987) study by n v riasanovsky (1985) l hughes, russia in the age of peter the great. In 1846 the russian historian nikolai pogodin wrote: the russia of today, that is to say, european russia, diplomatic, political, military, commercial, industrial, scholastic, literary—is the creation of peter the great everywhere we look, we encounter this colossal figure, who casts a long shadow over our. Describing peter the great, the nobel-prize-winning poet joseph brodsky wrote: this monarch of six-foot-six did not suffer from the traditional russian the era that peter initiated signaled the advent of russia as a major european power but, although the russian empire would play a leading political.
Transcript of czar peter the great biography born june 9, 1672 as pyotr alekseyevich died february 8, 1725 (age 53) battle of poltava fought between russia and sweden russia was losing before this battle victory of russia ending up winning the greater northern war for russia. Peter the great's cruelty and it's effect on his power peter the great's reign over russia paved the way for russia's future as a world power his many reforms and westernization of the country influenced millions and left a lasting legacy the complexity of peter is astonishing, his intellectual. Peter the great, peter i or peter alexeyevich (russian: пётр алексе́евич, ipa: [ˈpʲɵtr ɐlʲɪˈksʲejɪvʲɪtɕ] 9 june [os 30 may] 1672 - 8 february [os 28 january] 1725.
The rise to power of peter the great was fraught with death and uncertainty, but his reign as czar greatly strengthened russia in regard to its acquisition of territory in the baltic and black sea regions, and the modernization of russian society. Was peter the great great the russian empire was ruled by czars for several centuries one such czar was peter, often called peter the great because of the great advances he made in modernizing russia and the important changes that were brought about under his reign. Peter the great was a russian czar in the late 17th century, who is best known for his extensive reforms in an attempt to establish russia as a great nation.
This biography of peter the great provides detailed information about his childhood, life, achievements, works & timeline peter the great was a russian tsar in the late 17th century who later on became the first emperor of russia a very powerful ruler, he was famous for engaging in. Crowned tzar of russia on april 27, 1682 became emperor of russia on october 22, 1721 peter was a grandson of tzar michael romanov (who in 1712 peter the great moved the russian capital to st petersburg and continued paying special attention to the swift construction of the city - his. Download now home » biography & autobiography » peter the great, emperor of russia home » russia » a new history of the life and reign of the czar peter the great [peter the great transforms russia] here illuminate the main developments accomplishments and failures.