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ASScGv1689Oct11Peter the Great becomes tsar of Russia [this seems incorrect...11/2/1721? -ed]
??????1696Jul18Czar Peter the Great’s fleet occupies Azov at mouth of Don River
??????1697Mar09Czar Peter the Great begins tour of Western Europe
??????  21Czar Peter the Great begins tour through West-Europe
NE????1698Jan07Russian Czar Peter the Great departs Netherlands to England
NEMvRl Aug18Russian czar Peter the Great arrives in Zaandam
ASScGv  19Russian czar Peter the Great begins term
??????  25Czar Peter the Great returns to Moscow after trip through West-Europe
ASScCm Sep05Russia’s Peter the Great imposes a tax on beards
??????1699Dec20Peter the Great orders Russian New Year changed-Sept 1 to Jan 1
ASMvSt1703May27St. Petersburg (Leningrad) founded by Peter the Great
??????1707Sep15Francis II Rakoczi and Czar Peter the Great sign social security agreement
ASScGv1710Jan27Czar Peter the Great sets first Russian state budget
??????1711Aug01Surrounded Czar Peter the Great flees Azov
EUScMd1716Apr08Duke Karel Leopold of Mecklenburg-Schwerin signs covenant with Russia and marries Czar Peter the Great’s niece [wiki says Apr 19--New v Old Style dates? -ed]
?????? Nov03Pacification Treaty of Warsaw: Czar Peter the Great guarantees Saxon monarch Augustus II’s Polish kingdom
ASScGv1721Jan25Czar Peter the Great ends Russian-orthodox patriarchy
ASScGv Oct22Czar Peter the Great becomes "All-Russian Imperator"
??????1722Jan24Czar Peter the Great begins civil system
ASScGv Apr06Peter the Great ends tax on men with beards
ASScBd1725Feb08Peter the Great dies from a bladder infection

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