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Who founded the 'St. Petersburg' city and when?

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Who founded the 'St. Petersburg' city and when?
posted Aug 10, 2017 by Santosh Nandi

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Founded by Tsar Peter the Great on 27 May 1703, Saint Petersburg was built by Swedish prisoners from the Great Northern War (1700-1721). It became capital of the Russian Empire for more than two hundred years (1712–1728, 1732–1918). St. Petersburg ceased being the capital in 1918 after the Russian Revolution of 1917.

answer Aug 16, 2017 by Shivaranjini
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