300 years of the decree of Peter I on the succession to the throne

300 лет указу Петра I о престолонаследии

On February 5 (16), 1722, the Russian Emperor Peter I signed the “Charter on the Succession to the Throne”, which changed the procedure for the transfer of supreme power in the state. From now on, the emperor himself appointed the heir to the throne.

The exhibition presents the “Charter on the Succession to the Throne” and “Oath Promise” from the collection of Nikolai Petrovich Likhachev.

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