Ankudinov Timoshka( impostor pretending to be Ivan, the son of Tsar Vasily Shuisky)
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Biography Ankudinov Timoshka
He served in the order of "New Chet". After a fire in his house, and burned and his wife (with torture testimony was given, though a. he burned the house and wife), A. through Poland, he fled to Constantinople, where the prince and declared Ivan (1646). He then made his way to Venice, thence to Rome, where he adopted Catholicism, and in 1649 appeared in Ukraine, where he found a patron in Khmelnytsky, who sheltered him and gave the Russian envoys, and had to give him refuge in Sweden. A. was adopted by Queen Christina and graciously accepted Lutheranism. From Sweden And. moved to Holstein, the Duke of Holstein gave it to the Russian authorities, and A. was quartered in Moscow.