PETER THE GREAT
The Tyrant Reformer
This program traces the story of the strange and enigmatic tsar, from his childhood war games to the creation of one of the world’s most beautiful cities. He established a navy, westernized the army, and brought science, culture, and medicine to Russia—yet he was also a ruthless and brutal leader, known for torturing and executing his own son. Learn of his bizarre interests—including dentistry and an "All Drinking Senate"—and witness Russia’s vast expansion. Myriad interviews, extensive location footage, and period excerpts and art illuminate the world of Peter the Great’s Russia and show how he forged an empire.
This title is part of the series: BIOGRAPHY
6 and up