Ivan the Terrible (Ivan IV)

(The Great)


August 25, 1530 - March 18, 1584

Special traits

Ivan the terrible was one of the most well- educated people of his time, he was an accomplished public speaker, but he was also bad tempered, unpredictable, a ruthless monarch, and a skilled manipulator.

Claim to fame!

Ivan the IV, or Ivan the Terrible, was tsar of Russia from 1530-1584 he established a tradition of absolute rule. After a terrible childhood of rough times he destroyed his rivals and claimed the throne of Tsardom. He beat back the last of the Mongols, provided some large territorial expansion, and centralized the bureacracy government. At the same time his cruel habits and personality which have made him infamous in history as a lunatic ruler whom even his own people called "Terrible."

1. Why was he called Ivan the Terrible?

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2. What other name was he known for?


3. What are some strong points of Ivan the Terrible?

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My name, Ivan the terrible stands for Ivan the Awesome. I'm the leader of the OG killa squad.I have a gigantic mansion with lots of money. i know how to please a women by getting them many things that they want, which makes me very powerful in many ways.