Peter the Great

By: Jess Feldman and Nicole Semus

Facts on Peter the Great

  • In 1682 Peter took the throne at the age of 10.
  • He didn't take control of the government until 1689.
  • He spent a lot of time in the German Quarter.
  • Peter brought a group of technical experts, teachers, and soldiers from Europe to Russia.
  • In 1697, he went to many European cities to learn more about the Western ways