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On This Day

Notable events on this day in Russian history

1764: Ivan VI (ruled 1740-1741), imprisoned since he was deposed by Elizabeth in 1741, was murdered in an 'escape attempt'

1802: Admiral Pavel Nakhimov born (died 1855)

1846: Nikolai Miklukho-Maklai, ethnographer, born (died 1888)

1876: Maxim Litvinov, politician and foreign minister, born (died 1951)

1901: Sergei Obraztsov, puppeteer, born (died 1992)