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Peter the Great

  • Birth

  • Became Russian King

    Peter shared the throne with his brother Ivan.
  • Ships

    In the 1690's Peter began building ships for protection from the Ottoman Empire.
  • War

    Peter began a war with the Ottoman Empire in 1695.
  • Lone Ruler

    Ivan died in 1696 and Peter ruled by himself.
  • Disguised Trip

    Peter wore a transparent disguise so he could safely travel to Western Europe. He became famous for this trip.
  • First Son Born

    Peter's first son was born to his first wife in 1698.
  • St. Petersburg

    In the Gulf of Finland Peter founded his capitol city, St. Petersburg.
  • Death