Anna, Empress of Russia (Biographical details)

Anna, Empress of Russia (ruler; Russian; Female; 1693; 1711; 1730 - 1740; 1730; 1740; ; Duchess of Courland; Empress of Russia)

Also known as

Anne; Anna Ivanovna; Kurland, Anna of; Анна Иоанновна; Courland

Biography

Daughter of Ivan V of Russia and the niece of Peter the Great. Reigned as the Duchess of Courland from 1711 to 1730, and as Empress of Russia from 1730 to 1740.