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Russia Engages the World, 1453-1825
1453 Through the Reign of Ivan the Terrible (1533-1584) The Time of Troubles to the First Romanovs (1598-1682) Peter the Great and His Legacy (1682-1762) The Age of Catherine the Great (1762-1801) The Reign of Emperor Alexander I (1801-1825)

The rulers of Russia during the time period covered in Russia Engages the World, 14531825 are presented here for easy reference.

From the Fall of Constantinople (1453) through the Reign of Ivan the Terrible (15331584)

The Time of Troubles to the First Romanovs (15981682)

Peter the Great and his Legacy (16821762)

The Age of Catherine the Great (17621801)

The Reign of Emperor Alexander I (18011825)  

The Rulers of Russia, 14251823

Russia's Globalization: A Key

Events marked Russia Symbol are specific to Muscovy/Russia's internal development.
Those marked World Symbol are important world historical or cultural events.
Engagement Symbol
indicates specific points of sociocultural or military engagement between Muscovy/Russia and foreign powers or individuals.

 
 
Grand Princes of Muscovy
142562 Vasilii II
14621505 Ivan III
150533 Vasilii III
153384 Ivan IV, "the Terrible" (Tsar of Muscovy from 1547)
158498 Fedor I, the last of the Rurikid dynasty
   
Tsars of Russia
15981605 Boris Godunov
1605 Fedor II Godunov
16056 The First Pretender, Dmitrii
160610 Vasilii Shuiskii
[161013 interregnum]
161345 Mikhail Romanov, the first of the dynasty that will rule Russia
until 1917  
164576 Aleksei
167682 Fedor III
168296 Ivan V and Peter I (co-Tsars)
   
Emperors and Empresses of Russia
16961725 Peter I, "the Great" (Emperor from 1721)
172527 Catherine I
172730 Peter II
173040 Anna Ioannovna
174041 Ivan VI
174161 Elizabeth
176162 Peter III
176296 Catherine II, "the Great"
17961801 Paul I
180125 Alexander I