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Peter the Great

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishPeter the GreatˌPeter the ˈGreat (also Peter I /ˌpiːtə ðə ˈfɜːst $ -tər ðə ˈfɜːrst/)  (1672–1725) the czar (=ruler) of Russia from 1682 to 1725. He built the city of St Petersburg and was known for trying to make Russia a modern and European country.
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