Catherine II "the Great" Empress of All Russia

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Catharina II "The Great" Romanov (Askanier), Empress and Autocrat of All the Russias

Russian: (Екатерина Great"/Великая (Романова), Императрица
Also Known As: "Sophie Friederike Auguste von Anhalt-Zerbst-Dornburg'", "nicknamed 'Figchen'. as 'Catherine II'", "'Yekaterina II Alexeyevna' 'Sophie'", "Catharina the Great", "The Great", "Katharina die Große", "Empress Catherine II the Great"
Birthplace: Stettin/Szczecin, Pommern, Preußen, Deutschland(HRR)
Death: Died in St. Petersburg, Russia
Cause of death: Stroke
Place of Burial: St.Peter and Paul Cathedral, St. Petersburg, Russia
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Christian August of Anhalt-Zerbst and Johanna Elisabeth av Schleswig-Holstein-Gottorp
Wife of Peter III Romanov
Partner of Sergiusz Sałtykow and Alexander Dmitriev-Mamonov
Mother of Petrovna Romanov Grand Duchess of Russia; Anna Poniatowski; Yelizaveta Grigoryevna Kalageorgy; Natalie von Buxhöwden; Alexei Grigorjewitsch Graf Bobrinsky and 3 others
Sister of Friedrich August von Anhalt-Zerbst, Fürst; Wilhelm Christian Friedrich Prinz von Anhalt-Zerbst; Auguste Christina Charlotte Prinzessin von Anhalt-Zerbst and Elisabeth Ulrike Ulrike Prinzessin von Anhalt-Zerbst

Occupation: Queen of Russia, Empress and Autocrat of All the Russias
Managed by: Günther Kipp
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About Catherine II "the Great" Empress of All Russia

  • Sophie Friederike Auguste princess of Anhalt-Zerbst
  • By marriage Ekaterina Alexseivna Romanov
  • Catherine II(Russian: Екатерина II Великая, Yekaterina II Velikaya), also known as Catherine the Great (German: Katharina die Große) on 9th july 1762


Predecessor: Peter III Successor: Paul I

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Catherine II "the Great" Empress of All Russia's Timeline

May 2, 1729
Stettin/Szczecin, Pommern, Preußen, Deutschland(HRR)
June 28, 1744
Age 15
Russia - Cathrine Alexeyevna aka Ekaterina the Great 1762-1796
August 24, 1745
Age 16
St. Petersburg, Russia
October 1, 1754
Age 25
St. Petersburg, Russia
December 20, 1757
Age 28
Saint Petersburg, Russia
Age 28
Winter Palace, St.Petersburg
April 11, 1762
Age 32
Saint Petersburg, gorod Sankt-Peterburg, Saint Petersburg, Russia
Age 45
November 17, 1796
Age 67
St. Petersburg, Russia