Friday, December 27, 2013

Emperor Q of Russia: Catherine ii

  • Catherine II of Russia
    Former Emperor of All Russia
  • Yekaterina Alexeevna or Catherine II, also known as Catherine the Great, was the most renowned and the longest-ruling female leader of Russia, reigning from 9 July [O.S. 28 June] 1762 until her death on 17 November 1796 at the age of sixty-seven. Wikipedia
  • BornMay 2, 1729, Szczecin, Poland
  • DiedNovember 17, 1796, Saint Petersburg, Russia
  • NicknameCatherine the Great
  • Full nameSophie Friederike Auguste von Anhalt-Zerbst-Dornburg
  • SpousePeter III of Russia (m. 1745–1762)
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