Tsar Peter the Great

Person   Born 1672

Categories: Royalty

Countries: Russia

Peter became Tsar at aged 10 when his brother Fedor died. As a young man he went on a grand tour of Europe, including the Netherlands and England. At 6ft 7in. he often appeared even taller by surrounding himself with dwarfs. He loved plays and masquerades and founded the All Drunken Assembly.

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Peter the Great in Parc de Bruxelles

This ravine is the sort of place where "acts of a most scandalous and indecen...

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