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What Happened in October 1480

Historical Events


The Great Stand on the Ugra RiverThe Great Stand on the Ugra River

Oct 8 Great standing on the Ugra river, standoff between forces of Akhmat Khan, Khan of the Great Horde, and Ivan III Grand Prince of all Rus, Tataro-Mongols retreat, leds to disintegration of the Horde
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Standing on the Ugra river, 1480. Miniature in Russian chronicle. XVI century.
Standing on the Ugra river, 1480. Miniature in Russian chronicle. XVI century.