Ivan the terrible

  • Aug 25, 1530

    Ivan the terrible's date of birth

    Ivan the terrible's date of birth
    This event is significant because ivans father vasily III was czar of russia therefore he was born into a royal family. If Ivan the terrible wasnt born then none of the things that happened in his lifetime would have happened. This event is significant because if Ivan was not born then no one would have took the throne after his father Vasily III died.(Ivan IV 157)
  • Dec 8, 1531

    Nicolas Villegagnon discovers the site of Rio de Janerio

    Nicolas Villegagnon discovers the site of Rio de Janerio
    Nicolas Villegagnon was born in provins, in the year 1510. Nicolas' father died in 1521. Nicolas folewd the ideas of Martin Luther.(Grun 237)
  • Apr 4, 1538

    Death of Ivan the terrible's mother

    Death of Ivan the terrible's mother
    This is a significant event because when Ivan the terrible was 3 he was proclaimed Grand pince of Moscow, since his father died that year and he was next in line for the throne, but his mother, Elena Glinskaya, was regent for 5 years. She assumed that Ivan was too young and too imature to uphold such a big responsibility. Therefore this event is signifigant because if she didnt die then Ivan the terrible wouldn't have his place in throne. (Ivan IV 158)
  • Jan 16, 1547

    Ivan the terrible was crowned tsar and grand prince of all Russia

    Ivan the terrible was crowned tsar and grand prince of all Russia
    This event is significant because Ivan the terrible was the first tsar of all Russia. When Ivan the terrible was crowned tsar and grand prince of all Russia he gained full power. In addition to Ivan being crowned tsar of all Russia, Moscow became the capital of the holy Russian empire. (Ivan IV 158)
  • Dec 8, 1547

    Ivan freed himself from the boyars that abused him

    Ivan freed himself from the boyars that abused him
    Ivan freeing himself from the boyars is a significant because they abused him. Also the reason why this event is so significant is because the boyars that abused Ivan were suppose to be his mentors and care for him since both his parents died. Since they abused Ivan it made his life worse on top of both his parents being dead. (Axelrod 149)
  • Dec 8, 1547

    Ivan married Anastasia Riomanov

    Ivan married Anastasia Riomanov
    Ivan marrying Anastasia was an important event in his life because their marriage was iIvan's happiest marriage. Also, she was the only person who could control his cruelty without him freaking out. Finally, Ivan getting married to Anastasia was an impotant event because she changed him by making him less cruel. (Migill 385)
  • Dec 8, 1550

    Game of billiards played for the first time in italy

    Game of billiards played for the first time in italy
    The game of billiards was played by kings and commoners, presidents, mental patients, ladies, gentlemen, and hustlers. The game was moved indoors. The game of billiards is a very old version of pool.(Grun 245)
  • Dec 8, 1551

    Titian painted a portrait of "Philip II"

    Titian painted a portrait of "Philip II"
    Titian was born in Pieve di Cadore. Titian trained under two other artist.Titian's portraits are know for the way they seem to express a psychological dimension.(Grun 245)
  • Dec 8, 1553

    Ivan the terrible asked various princes and boyars to take an oath of loyalty

    Ivan the terrible asked various princes and boyars to take an oath of loyalty
    This event is significant because Ivan had a serious illness and needed people to care for his newly bor son if he died. Also, the boyars refuse to take an oath which brings stress upon Ivan during his recovery through the sickness. Finally, this event is significant because Ivan didn't want his son to go through the same experiences that happened to him as a child. (Migill 386)
  • Dec 8, 1560

    Ivan the terrible's wife, Anastasia Romanov, died

    Ivan the terrible's wife, Anastasia Romanov, died
    This event is significant because when she died ivans "bad period" began. What also makes this event significant is that after her death Ivan married several more women but his marriage with anastasia was the happiest marriage he ever had. Also this event is significant because Anastasia was the mother of Ivans kids so when she died Ivan had to take fulll responsibility of taking care of his kids. (Ivan IV 158)
  • Dec 8, 1564

    Ivan deceided to leave Moscow

    Ivan deceided to leave Moscow
    Ivan leaving Moscow is an important event because he had a big responsibility and just left without saying anything. Also this event shows that Ivan actually is terrible because he just quit on Moscow and didn't even try to face the obsticle that led him to leave Moscow in the first place. This event is significant because it shows that Ivan was irresponsible enough to leave Moscow without a tsar. With no tsar Moscow would be a mess because no one is their to make decisions for it. (Migill 387)
  • Dec 8, 1574

    Richard burbage recieves licence to open theater in London

    Richard burbage recieves licence to open theater in London
    (Grun 255)
  • Dec 8, 1578

    catacombs were discovered in Russia

    catacombs were discovered in Russia
    The catacombs discovered in Russia make up a total of 170 miles. (Grun 257)
  • Dec 8, 1579

    Father Thomas Stephens, first englishman to settle in india (Goa)

    Father Thomas Stephens, first englishman to settle in india (Goa)
    Father Thomas Stephens went to Goa on October 24, 1579. Father Thomas Stephens worked on the language in Goa till he die in 1619.(Grun 257)
  • Dec 7, 1581

    Date of when Ivan the terrible killed his own son

    Date of when Ivan the terrible killed his own son
    This is a very significant event in Ivan the terrible's life because it wasn't his intention to kill his son he was just very angry. Also this is a big and important event in Ivans life because the son that he killed was his eldest son. Therefore the son he killed was the son that was next to take the place at throne when Ivan died. (Ivan IV 157)
  • Date of Ivan's death

    Date of Ivan's death
    This event is significant because it was the end to an awful ruler. Ivan died by a stroke during a game of chess. Ivan died in 1584.