Ivan the Terrible

Ivan the Terrible was Grand Prince of Moscow from 1533 until his death. His long reign saw the conquest of the Khanates of Kazan, Astrakhan, and Siberia, transforming Russia into a multiethnic and multiconfessional state spanning almost one billion acres. (wiki)

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Church of the Ascension, Kolomenskoye: Church built to celebrate his birth
Kazan Kremlin: conquered it
Kremlin and Red Square: crowned there, commissioned St. Basil Basilica
Novgorod: ravaged it in the infamous Massacre of Novgorod (1570)

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