Ivan the Terrible's Reign

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  • Aug 25, 1530

    Ivan the Terrible was born

  • Jan 10, 1538

    His mother died

    She supposedly died by poisoning
  • Jan 16, 1547

    He was proclaimed the Tsar of Russia

  • Feb 10, 1547

    He married Anastasiya Romanovna

  • Jan 10, 1560

    His first wife died

  • Jan 10, 1565

    He arranged the Opritchniki

    The opritchniki was basically a gathering of 1,000–6,000 men that he could manage to take care of the large-scale violence he inflicted during his rule.
  • Jan 10, 1570

    A large killing took place due to the Opritchniki

    Novgorod
  • Jan 10, 1581

    Ivan the Terrible murdered his only son

  • Ivan the Terrible died

  • Period:
    Jan 10, 1533
    to

    Ivan the Terrible's Rule

    He ruled from the age of three
  • Period:
    Jan 10, 1565
    to
    Jan 10, 1572

    The additions of the Opritchniki

  • Period:
    Jan 10, 1570
    to
    Jan 10, 1579

    He married five wives in a row