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The pupils of Peter the Great

R. Nisbet Bain

The pupils of Peter the Great

a history of the Russian court and Empire from 1697 to 1740

by R. Nisbet Bain

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Published by Norwood Editions in Norwood, Pa .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Russia
    • Subjects:
    • Russia -- History -- 1689-1801.,
    • Russia -- Court and courtiers.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby R. Nisbet Bain.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDK127 .B27 1977
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxiv, 318 p., [5] leaves of plates :
      Number of Pages318
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4551332M
      ISBN 100848203356
      LC Control Number77020694
      OCLC/WorldCa3380007

      Peter I, better known as Peter the Great, is generally credited with bringing Russia into the modern age. During his time as czar, from until his death in , he implemented a variety of Author: Jesse Greenspan. Peter the Great, with his much-documented appreciation for all things foreign, was eager to upgrade his country's military might by securing the talents of foreign military experts and arms. Russia sent a strong mission to Holland, headed by three plenipotentiary ambassadors: Franz Lefort, Fyodor Golovkin, and Prokofy Voznitsin.

      Book Description: 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 g on his letters and papers, as well as on other contemporary accounts, the book provides new insights into Peter's complex character, giving.   Unlike Peter he loved to hunt and wrote a book on falconry. Also unlike Peter he would leave strict orders that no one was to ask him for anything while he went on his excursions. Peter hated hunting, liked drinking, and took requests from ordinary people as he drove around town in Author: Alice Gordon.

      Peter I or Peter the Great, –, czar of Russia (–), 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. From Alexis's first marriage (with Maria Miloslavsky) were born Feodor III, Sophia Alekseyevna, and the semi-imbecile Ivan.   These are important questions to ask in an explanation on how Peter the Great was seen in the eyes of his contemporaries and of modern historians. In order to understand the image of Peter the Great and his significance it is necessary to know his .


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(–),or Peter Alekseyevich Romanov, was the first son of the second wife of Tsar Alexsis. His father died in and his half-brother Feodor ruled until his death in Peter then shared power with another half-brother, Ivan, and with his half-sister who acted as regent.

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