Ivan the terrible[1]

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Ivan the terrible[1]

  1. 1. Ivan IV “ the terrible” Russia´s first Czar
  2. 2. IVAN IV “The Terrible”• Born: 1530• Died: 1584• Grand Prince of Moscow 1533• He had 3 sons(2 sons that lived)Feodor and Dimitri
  3. 3. Ivan’s coronation at age 17• Fights between nobles for power were violent.• Many executions!• The Orthodox Archbishop told him to make Moscow like Rome.• His coronation as Czar (short for Caesar) was January 16th 1547.
  4. 4. In 1547 he married Anastasia of Romanov at age 17. In 1560 Anastasia died. He married 6 more times.
  5. 5. In1580 he killed his oldest son Ivan
  6. 6. He expanded the territory of Russia• He divided his territory - (the oprichnina) his personal kingdom, and the other part (the zemshchina) was for the nobles.
  7. 7. Execution of the boyars (nobles)• Ivan hated the boyars (noble men).• He personally killed 3,000 of them, took their land and money.• “Humiliate the ancient nobility and turn them into men of service.”
  8. 8. Was Ivan terrible or crazy? What do you think?

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