16th–17th centuries

The following is a timeline of the history of Moscow of 16th–17th centuries

  • 1502 – 14 April: Coronation of Ivan III as Grand Prince of Moscow.
  • 1505 – Vasili III becomes Grand Prince of Moscow.
  • 1508 – Cathedral of the Archangel and Ivan the Great Bell Tower built.
  • 1533 – Ivan the Terrible becomes Grand Prince of Moscow.
  • 1547
    • City becomes capital of the grand duchy of Russia.
    • Fire.
  • 1555 – Muscovy Trading Company of England active.
  • 1560 – Saint Basil's Cathedral built.
  • 1564 – Ivan Fyodorov (printer) active; Moscow Print Yard established.
  • 1571 – City taken by Tartar forces.
  • 1591 – Donskoy Monastery founded.
  • 1593 – Bely Gorod wall built.
  • 1600 – Zaikonospassky monastery founded.
  • 1601 – Famine.
  • 1611 – City taken by forces of Ladislas of Poland.
  • 1612 – Moscow Uprising of 1612.
  • 1626 – Spasskaya Tower built.
  • 1636 – Kazan Cathedral consecrated.
  • 1652
    • Nativity Church at Putinki built.
    • German Quarter developed near city.
  • 1656 – Church of the Twelve Apostles dedicated in the Kremlin.
  • 1661 – Saviour Cathedral built.
  • 1662 – Copper Riot.
  • 1682 – Moscow Uprising of 1682.
  • 1687 – Greek Latin School established.
  • 1692 – Vysokopetrovsky Monastery katholikon (church) built.
  • 1698 – Streltsy Uprising.

From: 16th century

To: 17th century

Period 16th century, 17th century, Tsardom (1547-1721)