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Catherine Ascends; Peter Falls

Author: Tamara Eidelman
Translation: Nora Seligman Favorov


July/Aug 2012
Tsarism
Page 23   ( 2 pages)


Summary: We read history through the eyes of the victors, and in June 1762, the victor was a German-born princess newly ascended to the throne with her husband, Peter III. To history she became known as Catherine the Great.


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