Aleksey Adashev

Aleksey Fyodorovich Adashev (Russian: Адашев, Алексей Фёдорович, died 1561) was a Russian statesman, okolnichy, postelnichy [ru], voivode of Livonia. He was a confidant of Tsar Ivan the Terrible, but fell out of favor and was imprisoned in Yuryev (now Tartu) in 1560, where he died.[1]

Adashev on the monument Millennium of Russia

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  1. ^ Great Soviet Encyclopedia, article "Адашев, Алексей Фёдорович" ((en))