5 Facts About Ivan the Terrible

Here are 5 facts about Ivan the Terrible

  • He was born on 25 August 1530 in Kolomenskoye, near Moscow, Russia
  • Ivan IV Vasilyevich was Grand Prince of Moscow from 1533 until his death
  • He reigned as the Tsar of All Russia from 3 December 1533 until 28 March 1584
  • He became the first ruler of the country to be crowned a Tsar of All Russia
  • He died on 28 March 1584 in Moscow, Russia aged 53
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