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Император Всероссийский Ivanas VI Romanov, Emperor of All the Russias

Russian: Император Всероссийский Ivan/Иван Antonovich/Антонович Романов (Брауншвейгский), не коронован
Birthplace: St Petersburg, Russia
Death: Died in Leningrad, Russia
Cause of death: Murdered by order of Catherine II
Place of Burial: Leningrad, Russia
Immediate Family:

Son of Герцог Брауншвейг-Беверен-Люнебургский Anton-Ulrich von Braunschweig-Wolfenbüttel, Prinz and Grand Duchess Anna Leopoldovna of Russia
Brother of Catherina Leopoldovna von Braunsweig-Wolfenbuttel, Prinzessin; Elisabetha Leopoldovna von Braunsweig-Wolfenbuttel, Prinzessin; Pjotr von Braunschweig-Wolfenbuttel, Prinz and Alexej Braunschweig-Luneburg Braunschweig-Wolfenbuttel

Occupation: Späd tsar, caras (1740-1741)
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About Ivan VI Emperor of All the Russias

  • Ivan VI Antonovich of Russia (Ivan Antonovich; Russian: Иван VI; Иван Антонович)


Ivan VI 23 August [O.S. 12 August] 1740 – 16 July [O.S. 5 July] 1764), was proclaimed Emperor of Russia in 1740, as an infant, although he never actually reigned. Within less than a year, he was overthrown by the Empress Elizabeth of Russia, Peter the Great's daughter. Ivan spent the rest of his life as a prisoner and was killed by his guards during an attempt made to free him in 1764..

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August 23, 1740
St Petersburg, Russia
July 16, 1764
Age 23
Leningrad, Russia
Leningrad, Russia