Ivan III of Russia

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ABOUT

Ivan III Vasilyevich (Russian: Иван III Васильевич; 22 January 1440, Moscow – 27 October 1505, Moscow), also known as Ivan the Great, was a Grand Prince of Moscow and Grand Prince of all Rus' (Velikij kňaz’ vseja Rusi). Sometimes referred to as the "gatherer of the Rus' lands", he tripled the territory of his state, ended the dominance of the Golden Horde over the Rus', renovated the Moscow Kremlin, and laid the foundations of what later became called the Russian state. He was one of the longest-reigning Russian rulers in history.

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Date Of Birth

22.01.1440

Age

65

Date Of Death

27.10.1505

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