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Catherine I (Екатерина I)
(1684—1727)

Catherine I (Екатерина I) (1684—1727)

Catherine I (born Marta Helena Skowrońska), the second wife of Peter the Great, reigned as Empress of Russia from 1725 until her death. The life of Catherine I was said by Voltaire to be nearly as extraordinary as Peter the Great himself. There are no documents that confirm the ascent of Catherine. The commonly accepted version is that... More...


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