Peter the Great

first czar of Russia

Born: June 9, 1672 in Moscow, Russia

Died: February 8, 1725, in Saint Petersburg, Russia


He re-utilized Russia's government to make it better and more westernized and conquered many countries including Finland, Poland, Estonia, and Latvia.

Reasons he should be on The Comrade

Peter the Great is credited with dragging Russia out of the medieval times. He centralised the government, Modernised the army and created a Navy. He learned how to be a carpenter and trained soldiers.

3 Questions

1) What was Peter the Greats claim to fame?

2)What were his hobbies?

3) What countries did he conquer?