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History of Catharine II. empress of Russia.
|Statement||By J. Castéra. Tr. from the French by Henry Hunter ... Embellished with thirteen portraits, and a view of the fortress of Schlusselburgh.|
|Contributions||Hunter, Henry, 1741-1802.|
|LC Classifications||DK170 .C213 1800b|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||, [xix]-xxxi,,-579 p.|
|Number of Pages||579|
|LC Control Number||05013894|
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Empress Catherine II of Russia was born Princess Sophie of Prussia (now Poland). In , at the age of 16, she was married through a dynastic arrangement to her second cousin, the prospective. Mémoires de l'Impératrice Catherine II. Écrits par elle-même Language: French: LoC Class: DK: History: General and Eastern Hemisphere: Russia, Former Soviet Republics, Poland: Subject: Catherine II, Empress of Russia, Subject: Empresses -- Russia -- Biography Subject: Russia -- History -- Catherine II, Category: Text.
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Catherine the Great, Russian Yekaterina Velikaya, also called Catherine II, Russian in full Yekaterina Alekseyevna, original name Sophie Friederike Auguste, Prinzessin von Anhalt-Zerbst, (born April 21 [May 2, New Style],Stettin, Prussia [now Szczecin, Poland]—died November 6 [November 17],Tsarskoye Selo [now Pushkin], near St.
Petersburg. At the age of 33, the Grand Duchess Catherine became the Empress Catherine II, ruler in her own right of the largest empire on earth. In this book, you will learn how, during Catherine’s lonely years as a neglected wife in the court of the Empress Elisabeth, she bided her time and amassed the necessary political and military support to overthrow the heir to the Romanov /5(17).
Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Castéra, Jean-Henri, History of Catharine II. empress of Russia. London, Printed for J. pages 22 cm Catherine II of Russia was the most remarkable of the Enlightened Autocrats of the eighteenth century. She was a woman of compelling charm and elegance, a personality both enigmatic and : These are the memoirs written by one of the most famous women rulers in history, Russian Empress Catherine the Great.
She has long been remembered not only as one of the most powerful women of her time but also one of the most powerful and capable rulers in all of Europe. And her path to the throne was just as remarkable as her by: 7. The future Empress Catherine II of Russia was born as Sophie Friederike Auguste von Anhalt-Zerbst-Dornburg as the daughter of Christian August, Prince of Anhalt-Zerbst and Princess Johanna Elisabeth of Holstein-Gottorp on 2 May She arrived in Russia in as the prospective bride of the future Peter III of Russia.
Catherine II, often called Catherine the Great, was born in Prussia in and married into the Russian royal family in Shortly after her husband ascended to the throne as Peter III, Born: Catherine the Great (May 2, –Nov.
17, ) was empress of Russia from tothe longest reign of any female Russian leader. She expanded Russia's borders to the Black Sea and into central Europe during her reign. She also promoted westernization and modernization for her country. Catherine the Great was Empress of Russia between 9 July and Novem Catherine seized power from her husband, Peter III, in a coup d’etat and, seeing herself as an enlightened despot, reigned over what is regarded by many as a golden era of Russian enlightenment and expansion.
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Mémoires de l'impératrice Catherine II. English Title: Memoirs of the Empress Catherine II. Written by Herself Language: English: LoC Class: DK: History: General and Eastern Hemisphere: Russia, Former Soviet Republics, Poland: Subject: Catherine II, Empress of Russia, Subject: Empresses -- Russia -- Biography Subject.
Catherine II, Empress of Russia,Empresses -- Russia -- Biography, Russia -- History -- Catherine II, Publisher Modern Library Collection inlibrary; printdisabled; internetarchivebooks; china Digitizing sponsor Kahle/Austin Foundation Contributor Internet Archive Language EnglishPages: Susan Jaques, The Empress of Art: Catherine the Great and the Transformation of Russia (New York: Pegasus Books, ), ↵ Encyclopedia Britannica, Novembers.v.
“Catherine the Great,” by Zoe Oldenbourg-Idalie. ↵ Marc Raeff, “Russia in the Age of the Catherine the Great,” The Journal of Modern Hist no.3 ( Catherine the Great was Empress of Russia from untilthe country's longest-ruling female leader. She came to power following a coup d'état when her husband, Peter III, was assassinated.
Under her reign, Russia was revitalised; it grew larger and stronger, and was recognised as one of the great powers of Europe. Discover the life and struggles of one of the.
Precociously intelligent, self-confident, and attractive but with a stubborn, wayward streak, Sophia withstood a degree of emotional battering that would have broken a weaker spirit until at last she emerged, triumphant over her many enemies, as Empress Catherine II of Russia.5/5(5). The Memoirs of Catherine the Great.
Empress Catherine II brought Europe to Russia, and Russia to Europe, during her long and eventful reign (). She fostered the culture of the Enlightenment and greatly expanded the immense empire created by Czar Ivan the Terrible, shifting the balance of power in Europe eastward/5(40).
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*The Wall Street Journal. The most powerful Empress in the history of Russia, unstoppable conqueror, enlightened monarch and a patron of arts and literature; Catherine the Great was a ruler like no a German princess and an Empress Consort, ‘’Semiramis of the North’’ seized the throne of Russia from her husband and kept it until her death, expanding Russian territory massively, Author: Tatjana P.Catherine I as Empress of Russia In Catherine was officially crowned and named co-ruler and as Empress regnant.
The year before his death, Peter and Catherine had an estrangement over her support of Willem Mons, brother of Peter's former mistress Anna, and brother to one of the current ladies in waiting to Catherine, Matryona sor: Peter II.Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Tooke, William, Life of Catharine II, empress of Russia.
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