Russia

Peter the Great

Key Monarchs

The key monarch was Peter the Great. He ended land-lock problems. He was strongly influenced by the French.


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Other Monarchs

Other monarchs include Catherine the Great. She was the wife of Peter's grandson. She came to power when her husband was murdered. She also continued Peter's westward expansion and westernization.


Family

Peter was part of the Romanov family.


Religion

Russia was an Eastern Orthodox country.


Accomplishments

He westernized Russia and centralized power in Russia. He also moved the capital from Moscow to St. Petersburg, so it could be closer to Europe.


Wars

England goes to war against Polland. And partook in the Crimea.


Other Events

Peter also helps improves the government.