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Godunov, Boris Line breaks: Boris Go|du|nov
Pronunciation: /ˈɡɒdʊnɒf/

Definition of Godunov, Boris in English:

(1550–1605), tsar of Russia 1598–1605. A counsellor of Ivan the Terrible, he succeeded Ivan’s son as tsar. His reign was marked by famine, doubts over his involvement in the earlier death of Ivan’s eldest son, and the appearance of a pretender, the so-called False Dmitri.
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