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The first ruler of what is Russia today was named Rurik. His birthdate is unknown but he ruled until his death in 879 AD.

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The first Russian to use the title Czar was Ivan IV. He was also known by the name of Ivan the Terrible.

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Also known as ivan iv. He was crowned czar of russia

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When was Czar Nicholas II crowned?

May 14th 1896.