Fyodor Ivanovich( The Russian Tsar)
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Biography Fyodor Ivanovich
(1557-1598) - Russian Tsar. Son of Ivan IV and Anastasia Romanova. He was married to Irina Godunov. Notable for the humble character, religiosity. Real power at Theodore in the first period of his rule had regency, appointed personally by Ivan the Terrible, shortly before his death. It is a struggle between his representatives has been marked by the period 1584-1586 gg ^ since 1586, Mr.. practically co-regent of the young king was his brother's wife Irina Godunov - Boris. One of the major government decisions in the reign of Fedor was the establishment of the patriarchate (with the direct participation of Ecumenical Patriarch Jeremiah) in 1589, Mr.. and adoption Sudebnik in the same year. In foreign policy (on the initiative of Boris Godunov), steps were taken to recover the lost under Ivan the Terrible Russian lands on the Baltic. These problems were resolved during the Russian-Swedish War of 1590-1593 he. Official heir to the throne when Theodore was his younger half-brother (son of Ivan the Terrible and Maria Nude) share Prince Dmitry of Uglich. However, May 15, 1591, Mr.. He died under unclear circumstances. The king was left without an heir. In 1597, Mr.. ordinances were adopted by Fyodor on the serving of indentured servitude and menials, severely restricting the rights of dependent peasant population. In the same year it was decided to introduce a five-year investigation had been abducted and runaway peasants. Fedor died Jan. 6, 1598, leaving behind
heir. Rurik dynasty with his death cut short.