Through Time of Troubles to Imperial Russia – Russiapedia Russian history
From Poles to Romanovs Soon after Ivans death, the state weakened, plunging into a period of unrest and Polish invasion, known as the Time of Troubles.
Tsar PETER II ALEKSEYEVICH (1715 – 1730) the last in the direct male line of the Romanov Dynasty. Son of TSAREVICH ALEXEI PETROVICH ROMANOV & Charlotte Christine Sophia of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel. Grandson of PETER THE GREAT. Tsar for 3 years. Died at age 15 on the day he was to marry his great love Ekaterina Dolgorukova. He is the only Tsar after Peter I to be buried in the Kremlin.