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The history of Peter the Great, czar of Russia

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Published by D. Appleton and company in New York .
Written in English

LC ClassificationsDK131 .B77
The Physical Object
Pagination233 p.
Number of Pages233
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24639043M
LC Control Number05013904

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The history of Peter the Great, czar of Russia by Sarah H. Bradford Download PDF EPUB FB2

Excerpt from The History of Peter the Great, Czar of Russia Some looking at but one side Of his character, have seen only the great hero; others taking the opposite view, have beheld only a great bear or savage.

I think before we get through with him we shall see a little of : Sarah Hopkins Bradford. History is safe in the hands of Robert K. Massie as his meticulously researched biography Of Peter the Great, his life and world really is a breathtaking Journey back into the Russia of the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Century, warts and all/5.

Appears in 14 books from Page - Peter was become sole arbiter in that part of the world: the elector of Hanover, who had been called to fill the British throne, had views of. Genre/Form: Biographies Biography: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Bradford, Sarah H.

(Sarah Hopkins), b. History of Peter the Great, czar of Russia. Table of the Romanov Dynasty. Peter I, Tsar of Muscovy. Azov and Europe.

Narva and Poltava. The Pruth and the Baltic. Alexis and the Probloem of the Succession. The End of the Great Northern War. Reform in Civil Government. Religion and Reform. Social and Economic Change.

Peter the Great, Emperor of Russia. Note on Books. Index. A new history of the life and reign of the Czar Peter the Great, Emperor of all Russia, and father of his country: Giving an exact relation of I.

His travels, studies, and personal fatigues, for the attaining of knowledge in civil and military affairs, and the improvement of his subjects. It has started during the Tsar era (Peter the Great has played the great big push towards Europe, and in this sense, he can also be considered the one who has started this quarrel).

A recent book, “The New Tsar: The Rise and Reign of Vladimir Putin” (also available in the Audible system), shows how the clash is still alive today. The years of Peter the Great’s rule - the great Russian tsar - these are not easy years, which occupy a worthy place in history.

The great Russian Tsar Peter Alekseevich was born on the thirtieth of May in Alexei Mikhailovich he was 14 children, however, for his mother, Natalia Kirillovna Naryshkina, he became the firstborn. 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" deserves the title of great. Peter did much to increase the size and power of Russia, therefore modernizing Russia. Peter the Great by Robert K. Massie This book is definitely much more than the story of one man, even if that one man changed the historic course of the whole country.

It’s the story of Russia and the West in 17th and 18th centuries. It’s also the story of Russia. The History of Peter the Great, Emperor of Russia, by Voltaire"THEHISTORYOFPETER THE GREAT,EMPEROR OF AL PIECES RELATIVE TO THIS HISTORY, AGREEABLE TO THE TRANSLATIONS MADE AT THEIR FIRST PUBLICATION, BY ORDER OF CZAR PETER I.".

Czar of Russia that tried to Westernize and modernize Russia and make its army and navy strong. the part of the world Peter the Great wanted Russia to be more like. peter the great Sent noblemens sons to live in western europe for 7 years and learn about and emerge self in culture.

Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video. An illustration of an audio speaker. Audio An illustration of a " floppy disk. The history of Peter the Great, czar of Russia by Bradford, Sarah H. (Sarah Hopkins), b.

Publication date Topics Peter I, Emperor of Russia, Publisher New York, D. Appleton. ^ Nicholas V. Riasanovsky, The Image of Peter the Great in Russian History and Thought ().

^ Lindsey Hughes, "'What manner of man did we lose?': Death-bed images of Peter the Great." Russian History (): ^ BBC Radio 4 – Drama, Tsar, Peter the Great: The Gamblers.

BBC. Retrieved 8 May Father: Alexis of Russia. Peter II, Russian in full Pyotr Alekseyevich, (born October 23 [Octo Old Style],St.

Petersburg, Russia—died January 29 [Janu Old Style],Moscow), emperor of Russia from to Grandson of Peter I the Great (ruled –), Peter II was named heir to the Russian throne by Catherine I (ruled –27) and was crowned at the age of 11 (May 18 [May. Massie’s book on Peter The Great is a thorough biography that reads like a good novel.

Mr Massie demonstrates the intricacies of the confluence of culture, identity, ideas and technologies of Western Europe, The Baltic Countries, Ottoman Empire and Russia during the time of Peter’s s:   Peter the Great was born Pyotr Alekseyevich on June 9,in Moscow, Russia.

Peter the Great was the 14th child of Czar Alexis by his second wife, Natalya Kirillovna Naryshkina. From onwards, the Russian Czar was proclaimed Emperor of All Russia. Czar Peter I became the first Emperor of All Russia. Czar Peter, popularly known as Peter the Great, was the founder of modern Russia.

He transformed Russia into a great European empire. The History of Peter the Great: Emperor of Russia - Ebook written by Voltaire. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read The History of Peter the Great: Emperor of Russia.

At 6' 8" he was a beast of a man who was looked upon as the giant genius who expanded the empire. His name was Peter The Great, the larger than life Tsar who catapulted Russia back into the upper echelons of world power.

Peter Alekseyevich Romanov was bestowed the title of Tsar of Russia when he was a mere 10 year old boy. Amazing course. Does what it says on the tin - Peter the Great to Gorbachev, and everything in between.

Of course with so much breadth, there can only be so much depth (WWII flies by in 15 minutes), but Steinberg does a fantastic job of pointing out the long arcs and repeating patterns that span Russian history.4/5(51).

The definitive short biography of the enigmatic Peter the Great Peter the Great (), tsar of Russia for forty-three years, was a dramatic, appealing, and unconventional character. This book provides a vivid sense of the dynamics of his life--both public and private--and his reign.

Drawing on his letters and papers, as well as on other contemporary accounts, the book provides new 4/5(3). The Romanov dynasty will rule Russia for three centuries. Peter the Great rules until his death, building a new capital in St.

Petersburg, modernizing the military (and founding the. Peter the Great was the czar, or monarch, of Russia from until he died in During his reign, he worked to modernize Russia and transform it into an empire that rivaled anything in Europe. Peter the Great ( – ) began as the Tsar of Russia and eventually became the Emperor.

He was the grandson of Tsar Michael Romanov and was made Tsar when he was only ten years old. His early life was incredibly privileged and he was educated by several notable intellectuals. In adulthood, Peter I was known for being very tall. Peter the Great The Romanovs were high-ranking aristocrats in Russia during the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries.

InMikhail Romanov became the first Romanov czar of Russia, following a. Get this from a library. A new history of the life and reign of the Czar Peter the Great, Emperor of all Russia, and father of his country.

[John Bancks]. All these helped Czar Peter to balance the central budget and pay long standing debts making Russia rich and debt free. In conclusion, the reign of Czar Peter the Great is considered a turning point in Russian history and he is considered as the founder of modern and greatest leader in Russia.

Peter became sole ruler after the death of his brother and mother. Peter The Great was a Russian Czar who transformed Russia from an isolated agricultural society, into an Empire that rivaled European Dynasties. Peter I, implemented sweeping reforms aimed at modernizing Russia. From Voltaire, The History of Peter the Great: Emperor of Russia Full Version Available via Google Books DESCRIPTION OF RUSSIA THE empire of Russia is the largest in the whole globe, extending from west to east upwards of two thousand common leagues of France,1 and about eight hundred in its greatest breadth from north to south.

Russia had followed a different path to much of Western Europe for centuries. However, in the s, Tsar Peter I of Russia wanted to learn more about the region and its navies.

This led him to mount the Grand Embassy to Western Europe, in particular England. While there. Here is the link to the actual portrait of the “Real” (BLACK) Peter the Great, Czar of Russia and his son Tsarevich Alexei Petrovich at the State Hermitage Museum in Russia.

Peter the Great (Search page 28) Tsarevich Alexei Petrovich (Search page 29). Perhaps the most capable of Sweden's kings between andhe surprised Russia and Peter the Great with his ability to defend Sweden's shaky hold on Baltic coast territory.

The conflict between Russia and Sweden, that Peter would ultimately win, was called the Great Northern War. Peter the Great made it his duty to give Russia access to Europe via the sea, often referred to in history as a ‘window into Europe’.

During the early years of his rule, Peter travelled undercover to Europe, where he grew fond of European traditions and was determined to implement them in Russia. 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 (–) Person.

In the Great Northern War against Sweden took part. Peter was arranging the troops and fleet according to the European standards, and the war results from the territorial perspective were great for Russia.

Sweden was defeated and Russia became a dominant power in the Baltic region and a new major force of European politics. Peter III, emperor of Russia from January 5, (DecemOld Style), to July 9 (J Old Style), Peter alienated virtually the entire Russian political and religious establishment during his short time as emperor.

He was overthrown in a plot. Czar Alexei (–76) and his wife, Natalia Naryshkin, did not believe their son Peter would drastically change the course of Russian history when he was born on The death of Czar Feodor III (–82) created a problem for the continuation of the Romanov dynasty in Russia since Fedor left no heirs; the debate developed.

Peter I the Great - Russian Czar: Peter was born in Moscow. He was joint czar with his mentally retarded half-brother, Ivan, under the regency of their sister, Sophia (). On Ivan's death () Peter became sole czar. Peter the Great, established Russia as a major European power through a rapid program of Westernization.

Dean, John, M.S. on Peter the Great. Czar of Russia. Born DiedBeinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library: referencedIn: Eugene Schuyler holograph: Peter the Great, Emperor of Russia: a study of historical biography.

InThe Czar of Russia Peter I – popularly known as Peter the Great – created a beard tax that made it difficult for men to actually have a beard at the time. Although it may seem ridiculous that someone would do this, surprisingly, it wasn’t the .There are times more books, pamphlets, prints, and maps produced in Russia under the time of Peter the Great than there had been in the whole previous century.

Peter, as Lindsey Hughes has argued, was highly suspicious of any alternative to state service, especially the monastic way of life, which I’ve already said.Alexander II was Russia's Lincoln, and the greatest reformer tsar since Peter the Great.

He was also one of the most contradictory, and fascinating, of history's supreme leaders. He freed the serfs, yet launched vicious wars.

He engaged in the sexual exploits of a royal Don Juan, yet fell profoundly in love.