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1) Ivan VI. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Ivan VI, 1740-64, czar of Russia (1740-41), great-grandson of Ivan V. He was the son of Prince Anthony Ulric of Brunswick-Wolfenbuttel and of Anna Leopoldovna. An...

2) Elizabeth, czarina of Russia. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Russia (1741-62), daughter of Peter I and Catherine I. She gained the throne by overthrowing the young czar, Ivan VI, and the regency of his mother, Anna Leopoldovna....

3) Anna Leopoldovna. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Russia (1740-41); daughter of Charles Leopold, duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, and of Catherine, sister of Czarina Anna of Russia. She married the prince of Brunswick-Wolfenbuttel,...

4) Ivan V. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Ivan V, 1666-96, czar of Russia (1682-96), son of Czar Alexis by his first wife. Ivan was mentally retarded, and on the death of his elder brother, Feodor III, his...

5) Biron, Ernst Johann von. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Courland (1737-43, 1763-69), favorite of Czarina Anna of Russia. A Baltic nobleman, he rose to an all-powerful position under Anna, through whose influence he was...

6) Anna, czarina of Russia. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Russia (1730-40), daughter of Ivan V and niece of Peter I (Peter the Great). On the death of her distant cousin, Peter II, she was chosen czarina by the supreme privy...

7) Romanov. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Russia from 1613 to 1917. The name Romanov was adopted in the 16th cent. by a family of boyars (great nobles) that traced its beginnings to the 14th cent. Czar Ivan...

8) Russia. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Russian Federation, Rus. Rossiya, republic (1995 est. pop. 149,909,000), 6,591,100 sq mi (17,070,949 sq km). The country is bounded by Norway and Finland in the northwest;...

9) Byzantine Empire. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Byzantine Empire, successor state to the Roman Empire (see under Rome), also called Eastern Empire and East Roman Empire. It was named after Byzantium, which Emperor...

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