Russian Leader

  • Feb 1, 988

    Grand Prince Vladimir of Kiev

    Prince Vladimir was a very religious man that was the one that baptized all of Kievan Russians.
  • Feb 1, 1490

    Ivan III

    Ivan the third was also referred to as Ivan the great. He was the one that got Russia three times the land that his state had.
  • Feb 1, 1530

    Ivan IV

    Ivan the fourth was also referred to as Ivan the terrible. He turned Russia into a multiethnic state and expanded in about one billion acres.
  • Michael Romanov

    Michael was also referred to as " the great nun." Michael helped end the time of great troubles.
  • Peter I

    Peter led a cultural revolution that replaced the traditionalist and medieval social and political system with a modern, scientific, Europe-based, and rationalist system.
  • Catherine II

    Russia had grown larger and stronger than ever and becoming recognized as one of the great powers of Europe when Catherine II was in power.
  • Alexander II

    Alexander II was also known as Alexander the Liberator. He was the Emperor of the Russian Empire until he was assinated.
  • Nicholas II

    Nicholas II is known as Saint Nicholas the Passion-Bearer by the Russian Orthodox Church. He was also the third richest man in the world, owning 253.5 billion in today's US dollars.
  • Vladimir Lenin

    Vladimir Lenin was the founder and produced Marxism–Leninism, the pragmatic Russian application of Marxism.
  • Joseph Stalin

    Joseph Stalin held the position of General Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union's Central Committee from 1922 until his death in 1953.
  • Alexander Kerensky

    Alexander Kerensky was a major political leader before and during the Russian Revolutions of 1917.
  • Nikita Khrushchev

    Khrushchev was responsible for the partial de-Stalinization of the Soviet Union, and for backing the progress of the early Soviet space program.
  • Mikhail Gorbachev

    A former Soviet statesman, having served as General Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union from 1985 until 1991, and he was also the last head of state of the Soviet Union.
  • Boris Yeltsin

    Boris Yeltsin was the first President of the Russian Federation, serving from 1991 to 1999.
  • Vladimir Putin

    Vladimir Putin is a Russian politician who served as the second President of the Russian Federation and is the current Prime Minister of Russia.
  • Dmitri Medvedev

    On 14 November 2005, he was appointed Prime Minister and was tasked with overseeing National Priority Projects.