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Catherine II, Empress of Russia

Catherine II, Empress of Russia[1]

Female 1729 - 1796  (67 years)

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  • Name Catherine II  
    Catherine the Great
    Catherine the Great
    Unknown artist.
    Suffix Empress of Russia 
    Born 2 May 1729  Szczecin, West Pomerania, Poland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Also Known As Catherine the Great; Sophie Augusta Friederike von Anhalt-Zerbst; Ekaterina Alexeievna.  
    Died 17 Nov 1796  Winter Palace, St. Petersburg, Russia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Peter and Paul Cathedral, St. Petersburg, Russia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I24599  Dickinson
    Last Modified 31 Aug 2019 

    Father Christian Auguste von Anhalt-Zerbst, Prince of Anhalt-Zerbst,   b. 29 Nov 1690, Dornburg, Saale-Holzland, Thuringia, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Mar 1747, Zerbst, Anhalt-Bitterfeld, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years) 
    Mother Johanna Elisabeth von Holstein-Gottorp,   b. 24 Oct 1712, Gottorp Castle, Schleswig, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 May 1760, Paris, Īle-de-France, France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 47 years) 
    Married 8 Nov 1727  Schloss Vechelde, Braunschweig, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F7667  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Peter III, Tsar of Russia,   b. 21 Feb 1728, Kiel, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jul 1762, Ropsha, Russia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 34 years) 
    Children 
    +1. Paul I of Russia,   b. 1 Oct 1754, St. Petersburg, Russia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Mar 1801, Saint Michael's Castle, St. Petersburg, Russia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years)
    Last Modified 17 Aug 2019 
    Family ID F7620  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 2 May 1729 - Szczecin, West Pomerania, Poland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 17 Nov 1796 - Winter Palace, St. Petersburg, Russia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Peter and Paul Cathedral, St. Petersburg, Russia Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Sources 
    1. [S336463] Medieval Lands: A prosopography of medieval European noble and royal families, Charles Cawley, (Online: The Foundation for Medieval Genealogy at http://fmg.ac/Projects/MedLands/, 20XX), http://bit.ly/30Ol54N.