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Viktor VasnetsovThe Invitation of the VarangiansRurik and his brothers arrive in Staraya Ladoga.


A Timeline 

From Prince Rurik (862) to Michael of Russia, the first Tsar (1613)

1547-1721, the Tsardom of Russia

1721-1917, the Russian Empire 

False Dmitry’s Agents Murdering Feodor Godunov and his Mother, by Konstantin Makovsky (1862), Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow


The Last Rurikid Princes (by date)

Love to everyone 💕

Sergei Prokofiev’s Chanson Alexander Nevsky, Op. 78: V. The Battle on Ice
Portrait of Ivan IV by Viktor Vasnetsov, 1897 (Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow)

© Micheline Walker
29 May 2022