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Ivan the Terrible - Massacres and Intercession

NOTICE:  THIS VIDEO CLIP CONTAINS HISTORICAL INFORMATION ABOUT CRUELTIES DURING THE REIGN OF IVAN THE TERRIBLE.  IT IS NOT EASY TO HEAR, OR WATCH.  PROCEED WITH CAUTION.

This clip, from the documentary Ivan the Terrible, is part of the series The Most Evil Men in History.  As Ivan the Terrible descended further into madness, he perpetrated unbelievable crimes against his people.  He even killed his own son, in a fit of rage.

Growing older, Ivan the Terrible sought forgiveness for all the crimes he had committed.  Buried in a monk's habit, he died at the age of 54 - while playing a game of chess. 


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From Ivan the Terrible - part of the series The Most Evil Men in History.  Online, courtesy the Discovery Channel at YouTube.

 

 

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