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Catherine II

(1729—1796) empress of Russia


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Romanov: (1) Peter I, Tsar and Emperor of Russia (1672 - 1725) and Romanov: (2) Elizabeth, Empress of Russia (1709 - 1762) and Romanov: (3) Catherine II, Empress of Russia (1729 - 1796) and Romanov: (4) Paul I, Emperor of Russia (1754 - 1801) and Romanov: (5) Alexander I, Emperor of Russia (1777 - 1825) and Romanov: (6) Nicholas I, Emperor of Russia (1796 - 1855) and Romanov: (7) Alexander II, Emperor of Russia (1818 - 1881) and Romanov: (8) Alexander III, Emperor of Russia (1845 - 1894) and Romanov: (9) Nicholas II, Emperor of Russia (1868 - 1918)

Aviz: (1) John I (1357 - 1433) and Aviz: (2) Edward (1391 - 1438) and Aviz: (3) Alfonso V (1432 - 1481) and Aviz: (4) John II (1455 - 1495) and Aviz: (5) Eleanor (1458 - 1525) and Aviz: (6) Manuel I (1469 - 1521) and Aviz: (7) John III (1502 - 1557) and Aviz: (8) Luís (1506 - 1555) and Aviz: (9) Catherine (1507 - 1578) and Aviz: (10) Ferdinand (1507 - 1534) and Aviz: (11) Henry (1512 - 1580) and Aviz: (12) Maria (1521 - 1577) and Aviz: (13) Sebastian (1554 - 1578)

 

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(1729–96)

Empress of Russia (1762–96). A German princess, she was made empress following a plot that deposed her husband Peter III (1728–62). Her attempted social and political reforms were impeded by entrenched aristocratic interests and in later years her reign became increasingly conservative. Under Catherine's rule, Russia played an important part in European affairs, participating in the three partitions of Poland and forming close links with Prussia and Austria, while to the south and east further territorial advances were made at the expense of the Turks and Tartars.

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