June 9 Birthday: Peter the Great

by Anne on June 9, 2010

Peter the Great, political leader

June 9, 1672-February 8, 1725

Peter the Great by Diane Stanley (HarperCollins, 1999)

A Tsar from the age of ten, Peter the Great worked to bring Russia into the modern world.

A brief bio of Peter the Great can be found at the St. Petersburg Times.