Sophia wrote to a Venetian doctor called Leon, who arrogantly promised Ivan III that he could cure the heir to the throne. All efforts failed, and on 7 March 1490, Ivan the Young died. The doctor was executed,  and in Moscow, rumors spread about Sophia, alleging that she had poisoned the heir.
Should not it be Sophia Palaeologus instead of Sophia Paleologue? The dynasty's name in latin is Palaeologus in all documents. Seems like current name is just thansliteration of the translation of the name in Russian. Compay 22:23, 30 November 2005 (UTC) Bullshit. Latin is irrelevant: the article is about Greek princess and Russian tsarina.
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Jan 07, 2019 · Sophia Palaiologina. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Zoe Palaiologina (Greek: Ζωή Παλαιολογίνα, Russian: Софья Фоминична Палеолог, c. 1455 – April 7, 1503), Grand Duchess of Moscow, was a niece of the last Byzantine emperor Constantine XI and second wife of Ivan III of Russia.
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The famous Ivan the Terrible, Russia's first Tsar, was Sophia's grandson. Andreas Palaiologos (17 January 1453 – June 1502), the older of the couple's two sons and the third child overall, Andreas lived most of his life in Rome, surviving on a gradually declining papal pension.
While earlier rulers of Muscovy had been crowned prior to Prince Ivan III, the coronation ceremony in its "Byzantine" form was first brought to Russia by Ivan's wife, Sophia Paleologue, niece to the last Emperor of Byzantium, Constantine XI.
The origins of the Palaiologos family are unclear. According to several later oral traditions, the family had originated in Italy, supposedly in the city of Viterbo. As per this version, the family name Palaiologos (Palaios logos, lit. "old word") was a Greek translation of vetus verbum, a dubious etymology of Viterbo.
Aleksei enjoyed the confidence of the grand duke in a high degree and had free access to him. The court party of Sophia Paleologue alleged that he succeeded in converting his secretary, Fyodor Kuritsyn , the archimandrite Zosima, the monk Zechariah, Elena of Moldavia (wife of Ivan the Young ), and many other prominent personages.
Vasili III Ivanovich (Russian: Василий III Иванович, also Basil; 26 March 1479 – 3 December 1533) was the Grand Prince of Moscow from 1505 to 1533. He was the son of Ivan III Vasiliyevich and Sophia Paleologue and was christened with the name Gavriil (Гавриил).
Parts of the land that is today known as Russia was populated by various East Slavic peoples from before the 9th century. The first states to exert hegemony over the region were those of the Rus' people, a branch of Nordic Varangians who entered the region occupied by modern Russia sometime in the ninth century, and set up a series of states starting with the Rus' Khaganate circa 830.