How Ivan the Terrible Earned His Nickname

The Russian tsar had a fearsome reputation.

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  • 'Ivan the Terrible next to the Body of the Son He Has Killed' by Vyacheslav Schwarz, 1864.Photo Credit: Wikipedia
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  • Ivan the Terrible and His Son Ivan by Russian painter Ilya Repin, 1885.

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