What Is Peter the Great Famous for?

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Peter the Great was the Russian czar who transformed Russia from an isolated agricultural society into an Empire on a par with European powers. Peter was the son of Czar Alexis (Fedor III Alakseevich) and his second wife. After the death of Alexis, Pete
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St. Petersburg which is located in Russia, and later became the capital of Russia and a very important city to Russia because of its warm-water port.
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Peter the Great was the Russian czar who transformed Russia from an isolated agricultural society into an Empire on a par with European powers. Peter was the son of Czar Alexis (Fedor III Alakseevich) and his second wife. After the death of Alexis, Pete... More »
Name at Birth: Petr Alekseevich
Born: June 9, 1672, Moscow, Russia
Died: February 8, 1725
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Peter the Great is Famous for devoting a large part of his reign to improving the condition of his country and his people. He made Russia prosperous, powerful, and respected. Russians were far behind in knowledge of the arts and the comforts of life, than the other nations of Europe before his time.
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