Peter I of Russia

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1725-02-08
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1672-06-09
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2.01 m (2.2 yd)
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peter i the great of russia met john flamsteed (John Flamsteed)
peter i the great of russia met william penn (William Penn)
peter i the great of russia watched work of anton van leeuwenhoek (Anton van Leeuwenhoek)
peter i the great of russia rented house from john evelyn (John Evelyn)
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edmond halley met peter i the great of russia (Edmond Halley)
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Some of the changes were superficial, such as requiring men to cut off their long beards, but his reforms would eventually affect every aspect of Russian life. (Details)
Peter adopted the European calendar and reformed the alphabet. (Details)
He founded the first Russian secular schools, which ranged from elementary schools to colleges, and encouraged study abroad. (Details)
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Considered the first modern ruler of Russia, Peter the Great laid the foundation for a modern Russian state.
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politics and government
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emperor
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