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Yuri I

The Long Arm Rurik

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Vsevolod

the Big Nest Rurik

3

Simeon

the Proud Rurik

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Ivan III

The Great Rurik

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Ivan IV

the Terrible Rurik

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Peter I

the Great Romanov

7

Catherine II

the Great Romanov

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Sometimes referred to as the "gatherer of the Russian 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 the Russian state.

Ivan III

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managed countless changes in the progression from a medieval state to an empire and emerging regional power, and became the first ruler to be crowned as Tsar of All the Russians.

Ivan IV

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Through a number of successful wars he expanded the Tsardom into a much larger empire that became a major European power. He led a cultural revolution that replaced some of the traditionalist and medieval social and political system with one that was modern, scientific, Europe-oriented, and based on The Enlightenment.[1]

Peter I

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came to power following a coup d'état and the assassination of her husband, Peter III, at the end of the Seven Years' War. Russia was revitalized under her reign, growing larger and stronger than ever and becoming recognized as one of the great powers of Europe.

Catherine II

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President and leader of north Vietnam until 1969

Ho Chi Minh