Academic Decathlon 2013

Russian History

Vladimir I

980 - 1015

Yaroslav I (Yaroslav the Wise)

1019 - 1054

Mongol Invasion

1240 - 1480

Muscouvite Period

1530 - 1589

Ivan IV (Ivan the Terrible)

August 1530 - March 1584

Time of Troubles

1589 - 1613

Michael Romanov

1613 - 1645

Peter I (Peter the Great)

1682 - 1725

Great Northern War

1700 - 1721

St. Petersburg

1703 - 1712

Russian Empire (Imperial Period)

1721 - 1917

Catherine I

1725 - 1727

Peter II

1727 - 1730

Anna

1730 - 1740

Elizabeth I

1741 - 1762

Catherine II (Catherine the Great)

1762 - 1796

Paul I

1796 - 1801

Alexander I

1801 - 1825

Napoleonic Wars

1803 - 1815

Nicholas I

1825 - 1855

Alexander II

1855 - 1881

Alexander III

1881 - 1894

Nicholas II

1894 - 1917

Vladimir Lenin

1917 - 1924

Josef Stalin

1924 - 1953

Russian Art

Cathedral of St. Sophia

1037 - 1067

Commissioned by Yaroslav I

Christ in Glory

1470 - 1499

Cathedral of the Dormition

1475 - 1479

Church of Ascension

1530 - 1532

Commissioned by Vasily II

Cathedral of St. Vasily the Blessed

1555 - 1560

Commissioned by Ivan IV
- Postnik Yakovlev, Barma

Church of the Protecting Veil of the Mother of God (Main)
Church of Saints Cyprian and Justina (N)
New Patriarchs of Constantinople (NE)
Church of the Holy Trinity (E)
Saint Alexander of Svir (SE)
Velikoretskaya Icon of St. Nicholas the Miracle Worker (S)
St. Varlaam of Khutyn (SW)
The Entry of Christ into Jerusalem (W)
St. Gregory the Armenian (NW)

Winter Palace

1711 - 1712

Commissioned by Peter I
- Domenico Trazzini
- Georg Johann Mattarnovi

New Winter Palace

1754 - 1762

Commissioned by Elizabeth I
- Francesco Bartolomeo Rastrelli

Small Hermitage

1764 - 1775

Commissioned by Catherine II
- Yury Velten
- Jean-Baptiste Vallin de la Mothe

Imperial Academy of Arts

1765 - 1772

Commissioned by Catherine II
- Jean-Baptiste Vallin de la Mothe
- Alexander F. Kokorinov
- Count Ivan Shuvalov

Southern Pavilion

1765 - 1766

Part of Small Hermitage
- Yury Velten

Northern Pavilion

1767 - 1769

Part of Small Hermitage
- Jean-Baptiste Vallin de la Mothe

Monument to Peter the Great (Bronze Horseman)

1770 - 1782

Commissioned by Catherine II
- Etienne-Maurice Falconet

St. Isaac's Cathedral

1818 - 1858

Initiated by Alexander I
Constructed by Nicholas I
Finished by Alexander II
- Auguste de Montferrand

Portrait of the Countess of Samoilova

1832 - 1834

Commissioned by Nicholas I
- Karl Briullov

Mariinsky Palace

1839 - 1844

Commissioned by Nicholas I

Golden Easter Eggs

1886 - 1912

Commissioned by Nicholas II
- Faberge Firm

Coronation Egg

1896 - 1897

Imperial Peter the Great Easter Egg

1902 - 1903

Commissioned by Nicholas II
- Peter Karl Feberge