Peter the Great executes the Streltzy rebels (27 words)

Historical Context Note

  • Editors
Peter the Great executes the Streltzy rebels. He imposes a tax on beards in Russia, in an attempt to modernise the culture and etiquette of his kingdom.

Citation:
Editors. "Peter the Great executes the Streltzy rebels". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 April 2011
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