Peter I the Great, Tsar of Russia (Biographical details)
Peter I the Great, Tsar of Russia (ruler; royal/imperial; Russian; Male; 1672 - 1725)
Also known as
Peter I; Russia; Peter the Great; Alekseyevich, Pyotr; Velik, Pyotr; Romanov, Peter Alexeyevich
Tsar of Russia 1682; took the title of Emperor 1721. Son of Tsar Alexis and Natalia Narishkin, father of the tzarevich Alexis. Married Eudoxia Lopukhina (1689), then the future empress Catherine I (q.v.) in 1712.