Peter the Great: His Life and World by Robert K. Massie

The book is a detailed biography of Peter the Great, the Tsar of Russia from 1682 until his death in 1725. It explores his life, his reign, and the profound impact he had on Russia and the world. The book delves into his efforts to modernize Russia, his military campaigns, his efforts to expand Russia's territory, and his creation of a new capital, St. Petersburg. It also examines his personal life, including his marriages, his children, and his complex personality. The book paints a vivid picture of a man who was a towering figure in Russian history and a transformative leader.

The 11251st greatest book of all time


Published
1980
Nationality
American
Type
Nonfiction
Pages
928
Words
300,000
Original Language
English

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