Peter the Great
Early Reign in Russia
Accomplishments and Policies
Peter The Great dies of Natural Causes
Thursday, Feb. 8th 1725 at 9pm
Saint Petersburg, Russia
Saint Petersburg, Saint Petersburg
-When he found out his wife had another lover he had the man beheaded and forced his wife to keep his head in a jar.
-He imposed a tax on those who wished to have beards, he collected 100 rubies a year from those men.
-Peter fought as a regular soldier in order to help his army beat the Turks in battle once.
-Lastly, Peter was known to be very tall especially for his time period, it is believed that he was around 6 feet 7 inches tall.