Tsarist Russia

Events

1

1450

Vasili ll took the throne

2

1462

Vasili ll died, his son Ivan lll The Great, succeeded him as Grand Prince.

3

1471

Battle of Shelon

4

1478

The Novgorod Republic surrendered to the authority of Moscow.

5

1497

Ivan issued a legal code, the Sudebnik, which standardized the Muscovite law, expanded the role of criminal justice system, and limited the ability of the serfs to leave their masters

6

1505

ivan died. He was succeeded as Grand Duke of Muscovy by his son Vasili lll

7

1507

Russo-Crimean Wars

8

1533

Vasili died, his son Ivan lV The Terrible, succeeded him. His wife Elena became regent.

9

1547

An elaborate ceremony crowned Ivan the first Czar of Muscovy

10

1552

The Muscovite army breached the walls of Kazan and the civilian population of Kazan was massacred

11

1560

Battle of Ergeme

12

1569

The Union of Lublin was signed

13

1582

Livonian War

14

1590

Russo Swedish War

15

1595

Treaty of Tyavzino was signed

16

1609

Polish-Muscovite War

17

1610

Battle of Klushino

18

1634

Smolensk War

19

1709

Battle of Poltava

20

1711

Government reform of Peter

21

1722

Table of Ranks

22

1743

The treaty of Abo was signed ending the Russo-Swedish War