Anastasia Zakharina-Yurieva

Born: 1530
Died: 1560, Kolomenskoe

Anastasia Zakharina-Yurieva was the first wife of Ivan the Terrible. She was born in 1530 in the family of courtier Roman Yuryevich Zakharin-Koshkin and Ulyana Karpova. She married Ivan IV on 3 February 1547. When she died in Kolomenskoe on 7 August 1560, it was rumoured that she had been poisoned. She was buried in the Convent of the Ascension in the Moscow Kremlin in 1560 and reburied in the Archangel Cathedral in 1929.

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