Anna Koltovskaya

Born: before 1572
Died: 1626, Tikhvin Convent

Anna Koltovskaya was the fourth wife of Ivan the Terrible. She was born before 1572 in the family of Alexei Koltovsky. She married Ivan IV on 29 April 1572. After living together for less than a year and failing to give birth to a child, she was banished to a nunnery. Anna was forced to take the veil under the name of Sister Daria. She spent over fifty years at the Tikhvin Convent, where she died on 5 April 1626.

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