Biographies

Ivan V – brother and co-ruler of Peter the Great

Everyone knows about the activities of Tsar Peter the Great, starting from school. Meanwhile, from 1682 to 1696. Peter was only a co-ruler, since he was married to the kingdom with his elder brother Ivan. And he became the sole ruler only in 1696, after the early death of his older brother.

Ivan Alekseevich was born on May 7, 1666, with Peter, who was born six years later, he was a half-brother, they had one father, Tsar Alexei Mikhailovich, but different mothers. Ivan was born in the marriage of Alexei Mikhailovich with Maria Miloslavskaya, but the mother of Peter was the second wife of Tsar Alexei – Natalia Naryshkina.