Catherine the Great, Empress of Russia was the most renowned and the longest ruling female leader of Russia, reigned from July 9, 1762 to November 17, 1796.  It was under her rule that Russia became one of t he Great Powers of Europe.

Catherine II, also known as Catherine the Great,Empress of Russia May 1729 – 17 November 1796 was the most renowned and the longest-ruling female leader of Russia, reigning from 9 July 1762 until her death at the age of

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Catherine the Great's Royal Dress, Catherine Palace, St. Petersburg, Russia (ruled as Empress

Great Imperial Crown, 1762 - Made for the coronation of Catherine the Great by J. Pauzie

The Great Imperial Crown made in 1762 for the coronation of Catherine the Great by the Russian court jeweler J.Pauzie - five thousand diamonds arranged in a pattern of laurel wreaths and oak branches. The Russian Crown Jewels

Catherine the Great. To ask her the mechanics of the rumoured pulley device, was brilliant and hosted interesting salons

Maria Theresa of Austria born: died: Theresa succeeded her father, Holy Roman Emperor Charles VI, as empress of the Hapsburg controlled lands of Central Europe in She made her son, Joseph II, coregent in 1765 after the death of her husband.

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Catherine the Great’s wedding dress, 1745 - How could one even walk down the aisle in this thing?

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Young Catherine - A miniseries that was on TNT in Julia Ormond in her breakout role as Empress Catherine the Great of Russia. Favorite move of all time!

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Portrait du grand duc Pierre Federovich, plus tard empereur Pierre III, époux de Catherine II

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Peter III - Emperor and Autocrat of All the Russias in He was married to Catherine II, and had one son with her. He was very pro-Prussian, which made him very unpopular. He was assassinated as a result of the conspiracy led by his wife.

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