Peter the Great

Peter the Great
czar of Russia who introduced ideas from western Europe to reform the government; he extended his territories in the Baltic and founded St. Petersburg (1682-1725)
Syn: ↑Peter I, ↑Czar Peter I
Instance Hypernyms: ↑czar, ↑tsar, ↑tzar

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