1693, Jan 281740, Oct 17
regent of the duchy of Courland from 1711 until 1730 and then ruled as Empress of Russia from 1730 to 1740. Anna was born in Moscow as the daughter of Tsar Ivan V by his wife Praskovia Saltykova. Although Anna's father was himself Tsar of Russia and co-ruler with his half-brother Peter I, he was mentally disabled and incapable of administering the country.
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02/28/1730-Tsarina Anna of Russia leads autocracy 
07/11/1740-Jews are expelled from Little Russia by order of Czarina Anna of Russia