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Boris Godunov Becomes Czar of Russia (1598) Options
Daemon
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Boris Godunov Becomes Czar of Russia (1598)

A favorite of Ivan the Terrible, Godunov helped organize Ivan's administrative system. After Ivan's death, Boris became virtual ruler of Russia, ostensibly as regent for Ivan's son Feodor I, who was married to Boris's sister. Boris was widely believed to have ordered the murder of Feodor's younger brother and heir, Dmitri, to secure succession for himself. Upon Feodor's death, a ruling class assembly chose Boris as czar. The end of his reign ushered in the Time of Troubles, which was what? More...
Joseph Glantz
Posted: Friday, January 7, 2011 8:15:17 AM
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Not to be confused with Natasha and Boris Badinov from the Rocky and Bulwinkle fame.
thar
Posted: Friday, January 7, 2011 8:19:06 AM

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If he was a virtual ruler, does that make sixteenth century Russia the First Life
jcbarros
Posted: Friday, January 7, 2011 11:10:29 AM

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I like Boris Godunov very much. (The opera)
Drew
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Boris was Godunov for me.
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