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  • Catherine the Great - Wikipedia

    Early life. Catherine was born in Stettin, Pomerania, Kingdom of Prussia (now Szczecin, Poland) as Princess Sophie Friederike Auguste von Anhalt-Zerbst-Dornburg.

  • 8 Things You Didn't Know About Catherine the Great ...

    1. Catherine the Great’s name wasn’t Catherine, and she wasn’t even Russian. The woman whom history would remember as Catherine the Great, Russia’s longest ...

  • Catherine the Great | Biography, Facts, & Accomplishments ...

    Catherine the Great: Catherine the Great, empress of Russia (1762–96) who led her country into full participation in the political and cultural life of Europe.

  • Legends of Catherine the Great - Wikipedia

    During and after the reign of the flamboyant and powerful Empress Catherine II of Russia, whose long rule led to the modernization of the Russian Empire, many urban ...

  • The Death of Catherine the Great: Debunking the Horse Myth

    This entry in our historical myths series examines two legends about the death of Catherine the Great: one involving horses and one toilet.

  • Catherine II - Emperor - Biography

    Who Was Catherine II? Catherine II, often called Catherine the Great, was born in Prussia in 1729 and married into the Russian royal family in 1745.

  • Catherine the Great (TV Movie 1996) - IMDb

    Directed by Marvin J. Chomsky, John Goldsmith. With Catherine Zeta-Jones, Paul McGann, Ian Richardson, Brian Blessed. Trapped in a loveless arranged marriage to the ...

  • Catherine the Great, Empress of Russia - ThoughtCo

    Catherine the Great of Russia: under her rule, the Russian Empire was considerably expanded, made more efficient, and Westernized.

  • Catherine the Great: Portrait of a Woman ... Catherine the Great: Portrait of a Woman (8601423323343): Robert K. Massie: Books

  • Catherine the Great: Biography, Accomplishments & Death

    Catherine the Great was Russia's longest-ruling female leader. Known more for her affairs of the heart than for affairs of state, she did, however, greatly expand ...

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