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 Ivan Vasiliyevich Ryurikovich IV

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Ivan Vasiliyevich Ryurikovich IV

Birth
Moscow, Moscow Federal City, Russia
Death 28 Mar 1584 (aged 53)
Moscow, Moscow Federal City, Russia
Burial Moscow, Moscow Federal City, Russia
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Russian Czar. Known as "Ivan the Terrible", he was the Prince of the Grand Duchy of Moscovia, and is considered the first Czar of modern Russia. According to several historians, he was the first reformer of Russian medieval society. During his reign he limited the power of the Boiards, reformed the civil and penal codes, established a permanent army and promoted a political and cultural approach with Western Europe. Ivan IV died at fifty-three due to an incurable disease.

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  • Added: 24 Feb 2018
  • Find a Grave Memorial 187561181
  • Find a Grave, database and images (www.findagrave.com/memorial/187561181/ivan-vasiliyevich-ryurikovich : accessed ), memorial page for Ivan Vasiliyevich Ryurikovich IV (25 Aug 1530–28 Mar 1584), Find a Grave Memorial ID 187561181, citing Cathedral of the Archangel, Moscow, Moscow Federal City, Russia ; Maintained by Find A Grave .