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Tsarina Elizabeth

Author: Lev Berdnikov
Translation: Leigh Mosley

Nov/Dec 2009
Page 54   ( 6 pages)

Summary: "Elizabeth couldn't take her eyes off herself," wrote historian Vasily Klyuchevsky. Indeed, Peter the Great's narcissistic granddaughter (born 300 years ago this month) was infamous for being a tyrannical fashionista.

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