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Ordin-Naschokin (Ордин-Нащокин) Afanasy Lavrentievich
Afanasy Ordin-Naschokin was one of the greatest Russian statesmen of the 17th century. His career is quite unprecedented in Russian history, as he was the first petty noble to attain the boyar title and highest offices of state owing not to family connections but due to his personal ability and worth. In many things he anticipated Peter the Great.... More...
Lithuania, 2006, Lithuanian history
Russia, 2011, Afanasy Ordin-Naschokin