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1613-1645: Reign of Michael I Romanov. Beginning of the Romanov Dynasty
1682-1725: Peter I, The Great
1700-1721: The Great Northern War
1703: St. Petersburg is founded.
1722: The Table of Ranks is established.
1725: The Academy of Sciences is founded.
1733-1735: The War of the Polish Succession
1756-1763: The Seven Years War
1762-1796: Catherine II, The Great
1764: Church lands are secularized.
1772: First Partition of Poland
1773-1775: Pugachev Revolt
1774: Treaty of Kutchuk-Kainardji
1785: The Charter of the Cities and the Charter of the Nobility are issued
1793: Second partition of Poland
1795: Third Partition of Poland.
1801-1825: Alexander I
1805: Russia joins the Third Coalition against NapoleonAge of Revolutions Chronology
1812: Napoleon invades
1815: The Congress of Vienna ends the Napoleonic Wars.
1825: Decembrist RevoltAge of Revolutions Chronology
1825-1855: Nicholas I
1826: The Third Section of the Chancellery is created.
1829: Treaty of Adrianople
1830-1831: Polish RevoltPoland Chronology
1855-1881: Alexander II
1855-1856: Crimean War.
1861: The Serfs are Emancipated.
1881-1894: Alexander III
1894-1917: Nicholas II
1904: Russo-Japanese War
1905: 1905 Revolution
1914: First World War begins.World War I Chronology
1917: The End of Imperial Russia
March 8-15: The "February Revolution"
July 16-17: "July Days"
Sept. 9-14: Kornilov Affair
Nov. 7: Bolsheviks seize power, the "October Revolution."