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Feodor III of Russia

Feodor III of Russia (June 9, 1661 - May 7, 1682) Tsar and Autocrat of all the Russias, son of Aleksey Romanov (1629-1678) and of Maria Ilinichna Miloslavskaya (1626-1669), reigned from January 29, 1676 to his death.

He married, firstly, on July 28, 1680, Agafia Semenovna Gruchetzkaya, who died in childbirth on July 24, 1681.

He married, secondly, on February 24, 1682, Martha Matveevna Apraxina (1664 - January 11, 1715). There were no children from this marriage.

Feodor suffered badly from ill-health, and was forced to spend much of his short reign ruling from a bed.

Preceded by:
Aleksey I
List of Russian Tsars Succeeded by:
Ivan V
and
Peter I (Peter the Great)



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