Catherine II

(Sophia Augusta of Anhalt-Zerbst”Catherine the Great”) 1729–96, empress of Russia 1762–96.
Historical Examples

His room was adorned with some poor pictures, among which was an engraving of Catherine II.
The Siberian Overland Route from Peking to Petersburg, Alexander Michie

At one time its publication was forbidden, when Catherine II.
Old and New Paris, v. 2 Henry Sutherland Edwards

The arrival of Catherine II and her mother gave him no pleasure; it was the secret work of the faction opposed to him.
Memoirs of the Empress Catherine II. Catherine II, Empress of Russia

With all her recklessness, dissipation, and indelicacy, Catherine II.
Due North or Glimpses of Scandinavia and Russia Maturin M. Ballou

This ethnological variety is the result of a policy inaugurated by Catherine II.
Russia Donald Mackenzie Wallace

Catherine II saw that there must be a preparation for this emancipation.
The Modern Woman’s Rights Movement Kaethe Schirmacher

His opportunity came in 1788, when the political complications arising out of his war with Catherine II.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 12, Slice 6 Various

There are only two great sovereigns with whom she can be compared,–Catherine II.
Beacon Lights of History, Volume VIII John Lord

We see every detail of the life of a backwoodsman of the days of Catherine II.
An Outline of Russian Literature Maurice Baring

She was relieved of actual want by means of this work, which gained for her a pension from Catherine II.
Women of Modern France (Illustrated) Hugo Paul Thieme (1870-1940)


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