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Alexis of Russia

1629 - 1676

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Alexei Mikhailovich (Russian: Алексей Михайлович, IPA: [ɐlʲɪkˈsʲej mʲɪˈxajləvʲɪtɕ]; 19 March [O.S. 9 March] 1629 – 8 February [O.S. 29 January] 1676), also known as Alexis, was the Tsar of Russia from 1645 until his death in 1676.He was the first tsar to sign laws on his own authority and his council passed the Sobornoye Ulozheniye of 1649, which strengthened the bonds between autocracy and the lower nobility.In religious matters, he sided closely with Patriarch Nikon during the schism in the Russian Orthodox Church which saw unpopular liturgical reforms.While finding success in foreign affairs, his reign saw several wars with Iran, Poland and Sweden, as well as internal instabilities such as the Salt Riot in Moscow and the Cossack revolt of Stenka Razin in southern Russia. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Alexis of Russia has received more than 1,043,590 page views. His biography is available in 65 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 64 in 2019). Alexis of Russia is the 667th most popular politician (up from 736th in 2019), the 86th most popular biography from Russia (up from 91st in 2019) and the 35th most popular Russian Politician.

Alexis of Russia is most famous for being the Tsar of Russia from 1645-1676. He was the son of Michael Romanov and Maria Miloslavskaya.

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Among politicians, Alexis of Russia ranks 667 out of 15,577Before him are Andromache, Abu Sufyan ibn Harb, Robert Mugabe, Sibylla, Queen of Jerusalem, Abd al-Rahman I, and James Madison. After him are Constantius Chlorus, Sukjong of Joseon, Gaius Cassius Longinus, Subhas Chandra Bose, Sasaki Kojirō, and Hezekiah.

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Among people born in 1629, Alexis of Russia ranks 3Before him are Christiaan Huygens and John III Sobieski. After him are Pieter de Hooch, Balthasar Charles, Prince of Asturias, Ernest Augustus, Elector of Brunswick-Lüneburg, Gabriël Metsu, John of Austria the Younger, Armand de Bourbon, Prince of Conti, Narai, Adolph John I, Count Palatine of Kleeburg, and Charles II, Duke of Mantua and Montferrat. Among people deceased in 1676, Alexis of Russia ranks 2Before him is Pope Clement X. After him are Sabbatai Zevi, Michiel de Ruyter, Francesco Cavalli, Köprülüzade Fazıl Ahmed Pasha, Madame de Brinvilliers, Hans Jakob Christoffel von Grimmelshausen, Claudia Felicitas of Austria, Princess Henriette Adelaide of Savoy, Carl Gustaf Wrangel, and Margravine Louise Charlotte of Brandenburg.

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Among people born in Russia, Alexis of Russia ranks 86 out of 3,262Before him are Anna Pavlova (1881), Roman Jakobson (1896), Grigory Potemkin (1739), Michael of Russia (1596), Wilhelm Wien (1864), and Alexander Borodin (1833). After him are Mikhail Kalinin (1875), Ivan Konev (1897), Andrei Rublev (1360), Mikhail Tukhachevsky (1893), Vasili IV of Russia (1552), and Alexander Suvorov (1730).


Among politicians born in Russia, Alexis of Russia ranks 35Before him are Georgy Malenkov (1902), Frederick I of Prussia (1657), Yaroslav the Wise (978), Ivan III of Russia (1440), Grigory Potemkin (1739), and Michael of Russia (1596). After him are Vasili IV of Russia (1552), Feodor III of Russia (1661), Alexander Kerensky (1881), Nikolai Yezhov (1895), Shamil, 3rd Imam of Dagestan (1797), and Sergey Kirov (1886).