The Great Ruler: Ivan The Terrible

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Ivan the Terrible got his infamous nickname for several good reasons. He was a cruel, strict and fearless leader. He managed to make Russia both stronger as well as more feared by national enemies, such as Siberia and Turkey but by truly horrible and disturbing means. Ivan the Terrible Centralized governmental power in Russia, Ripped hope, morale, and dignity from his enemies as well as some of his own staff and family, and suffered from intense paranoia and blood poisoning, which may be the cause of his cruel ways. In many circumstances and scenarios, he is a great ruler, who became too powerful, only to lose it. Possibly for the good of his country. Very similar to Hitler, He was a good ruler, but a bad man

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The great and terrible ruler managed to centralize the government powers in Russia, bring peace to both terror and security, and leave behind a legend the world will not forget. His strong belief in the Russian Orthodox Church and his unstable mind caused many goods and many bad effects on history. Ivan beat and killed several members of his staff, government, and family. He leads his mass armies into battle his own people and their rebellious ways and emerged victorious as a majority. Ivan the Terrible was a crazed man who lived to his historic name, as well as a capable leader and distinguished war leader much like unto Adolf Hitler or Joseph Stalin. He rose to power from the mere age of 16 and lost it on the day he died at 53. His rule will be remembered in Russia forever, similar to how Hitler will be remembered by the world for his malicious actions and treachery. “Ivan the terrible” March 3, 2018, History “Revolt, the dashing Decemberists of imperial Russia”, “Night” by Elie Wiesel

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