when peter was 10 years old, he took the throne in 16882 but he didn't take control over the government until 1689. He didn't have an educated background. He had spent much of his time in the "German quarter", where many different cultures lived.
Peter the great's legacy
when peter died in 1725, he left a legacy. he had created an army and, gained ports on the Baltic sea. He also ended Russia's long period of Isolation. unfortunately, many of his reforms had died along with him.