Peter the Great and the Russian Empire, c. 1725

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Simeon Netchev
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A map illustrating the state and expansion of the Russian Empire, c. 1725, during the reign of Peter I Alekseyevich (commonly known as Peter the Great), a ruler of Russia who started as a Russian Tsar in 1682, only to become the first Emperor of all Russia in 1721. His reign is a pivotal point in Russian history not only for his aggressively expansionist policies but also for the reorganization of the Russian army along Western standards, creating a robust competitive navy, the secularization of schools, limiting the power of the Orthodox Church, and restructuring the country along new administrative and territorial divisions

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Simeon Netchev
Simeon is a freelance visual designer with a deep interest in the human side of history. He believes that every image should be an interaction, a commentary, and a narrative, and every map should lead on an exciting journey of exploration and discovery.

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Netchev, S. (2023, September 18). Peter the Great and the Russian Empire, c. 1725. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/17891/peter-the-great-and-the-russian-empire-c-1725/

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Netchev, Simeon. "Peter the Great and the Russian Empire, c. 1725." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified September 18, 2023. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/17891/peter-the-great-and-the-russian-empire-c-1725/.

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Netchev, Simeon. "Peter the Great and the Russian Empire, c. 1725." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 18 Sep 2023. Web. 18 Apr 2024.

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