IvanGroznyRating: 3 point(s) | Read and rate text individually
Ivan IV also known as IvanGrozny is a sinister and arresting figure in the history of the Russian Middle Ages.
He was the first Russian ruler to be crowned Tsar and to hold that official title.
The surname of »Grozny« (»The Terrible«), by which he is known, is fully deserved. Boundless suspicion, insatiable cruelty, and extreme depravity were perhaps his outstanding characteristics and became apparent while he was still an adolescent.