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Ivan Petrovich Novosiltsev
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Biography

Ivan Petrovich Novosiltsev served as an envoy and ambassador of Tsar Ivan IV of Muscovy (r. 1547-84) in the second half of the 16th century. His first ambassadorial assignment to a Muslim ruler was in the North Caucasus in June 1564 and later, in June 1565, he negotiated with Prince Temriuk of Kabarda, who had been a vassal and ally of Ivan IV since 1557.

His next and most important assignment was his embassy to Sultan Selim II (r. 1…

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Yaşar, Murat, “Ivan Petrovich Novosiltsev”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 17 September 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2451-9537_cmrii_COM_26642>
First published online: 2015



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