Peter The Great

Peter The Great Modernizes Russia

A Curious Monarch

Peter the Great was born in 1682, but had no controll over the government until 1689. Although he wasn't well educated, he was always very curious. He spent hours learning at the "German Quarter".

Journey To The West

In 1697, Peter set off to learn western culture for himself. He spent many hours walk down European city streets noting manners and and homes.

he learned anatomy and how to pull teeth.

The Great Nothern War

Peter made temporary peace with the Ottomans. He sought to seize control of the Baltic Sea, which was already taken over by the Swedish Empire. He declared war on Sweden, thus marking the "Great Nothern War".