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Vasili III of Russia

Grand Prince Vasili III Ivanovitch of Vladimir (Васили III Иванович) (1505-1533) was a Russian tsar.

Vasili III continued the policies of his father Ivan III and spent most of his reign consolidating Ivan's gains. Vasili ended the surviving autonomous institutions of his new provinces and was also a great builder constructing a number of churches throughout Russia.

Preceded by:
Ivan III (Ivan the Great)
List of Russian Tsars Succeeded by:
Ivan IV (Ivan the Terrible)