Reports of baby Tsar remains ‘hoax’ – historian
The Russian historian Professor
The reports were from a wildcat digger who had neither training nor license for carrying out archaeological excavations.
Ivan VI became Emperor in 1740 at just two months.
Thirteen months later, his opponents toppled him and placed in custody.
In 1764, prison wardens killed Ivan in the face of a bold attempt by an army officer to free him.