Profile of the Day: Catherine the Great

Posted May 2, 2013 by Amanda | No Comment

Catherine the Great

On May 2, 1729, Catherine the Great was born. The most renowned and the longest-ruling female leader of Russia, Catherine the Great came to power following a coup that overthrew her husband, Peter III. Her reign is often considered the Golden Age of the Russian Empire, bringing the ideas of the Enlightenment to the country.

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