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Nicholas ii was the last tsar of russia under romanov rule his poor handling of bloody sunday and russia's role in world war i led to his abdication and execution people nostalgia catherine ii was empress of russia. A forgotten love triangle: voltaire, diderot, and catherine the great such a ruler was no one other than catherine the great, empress and autocrat of all the russias catherine see lettres de catherine ii à et à diderot. The russian empress catherine ii, known as catherine the great, reigned from 1762 to 1796 she expanded the russian empire, improved administration, and energetically pursued the policy of westernization (the process of changing to western ideas and traditions) under her rule russia grew strong and. Portraits of catherine ii of russia from wikimedia commons, the free media repository empress taking the power catherine ii of russia in life guard uniform on the horse brillante by vigilius eriksen (1762, peterhof palace. Biography of elizabeth, empress of russia from 1741 to 1761 (1762, new style) particularly among the guards, she played only a minor political role during the reigns of peter ii (reigned 1727-30) and empress anna on the accession of catherine ii (the great.
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10 achievements of russian empress catherine the great including her successful military campaigns catherine ii also played a key role in encouraging the russian #5 she implemented a series of educational reforms to improve education in russia catherine ii passed a series of important.
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