Tsar facts for kids
Tsar is the title for the supreme ruler of Bulgaria in 913–1422, later usage in 1908–1946, the supreme ruler of Serbia in 1346—1371 and the emperor of Russia from 1546 until 1721. Since 1721 the title of Russian emperors was imperator, but the word tsar remained in common use until the Russian Revolution 1917. It is also spelled Tzar, Czar, and Csar, and is the Eastern European word for Caesar, that can be translated to Emperor. The system of government used during the Tsardom of Russia and the Russian Empire was called Tsarist autocracy, also known as Tsarism.
The last Tsar to Rule Serbia was Tsar Stephen Uroš V.
The last Tsar to Rule Russia was Tsar Nicholas II.
The last Tsar to Rule Bulgaria was Tsar Boris III.
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Simeon I of Bulgaria, the first Bulgarian tsar and the first person who bore the title "tsar"
Crowning of Stefan Dušan, Emperor of the Serbs, as tsar, by Paja Jovanović
Mostich's epitaph uses the title tsar (outlined): "Here lies Mostich who was ichirgu-boil during the reigns of Tsar Simeon and Tsar Peter. At the age of eighty he forsook the rank of ichirgu boila and all of his possessions and became a monk. And so ended his life." (Museum of Preslav)
Władysław IV of Poland was the tsar of Russia during the Time of Troubles, when the Polish forces occupied Moscow.
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