Catherine II

Catherine II

Born: April 21, 1729

Died: November 6, 1796

Nationality: Russian

Occupation: Statesman

Biography: Catherine II of Russia; Catherine the Great; Екатерина II Алексеевна reigned as Empress of Russia for more than three decades; born Sophie Augusta Fredericka of Anhalt-Zerbst

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Source/Notes: As quoted in The Historians' History of the World (1904) by Henry Smith Williams, p. 423
Source/Notes: As quoted in The Historians' History of the World (1904) by Henry Smith Williams, p. 423