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Russian Empress Essay Examples

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The Secret Life of Empress in China's Dynasties
In 1852, a Manchurian girl, Orchid, clan name Yehonala, was summoned to be viewed by the Emperor of China. On the twentieth day of the sixth moon, the last Empress of China was chosen. By right, her cousin, Sakota, was the Emperor’s consort, but she gave birth to a girl. Yehonala gave birth to a boy and became the Empress,...
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A Biography of Catherine II, Empress of Russia
Catherine II, or , empress of Russia (1762-96), did
much to transform Russia into a modern country. Originally named Sophie
Fredericke Augusta, she was born in Stettin (now Szczecin, Poland), on May
2, 1729, the daughter of the German prince of Anhalt-Zerbst. At the age of
15 she went to Russia to become the wife of Peter,...
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A Review of the Life of Catherine II
Catherine II, or Catherine the Great, empress of Russia (1762-96), did much to transform Russia into a modern country. Originally named Sophie Fredericke Augusta, she was born in Stettin (now Szczecin, Poland), on May 2, 1729, the daughter of the German prince of Anhalt-Zerbst. At the age of 15 she went to Russia to bec...
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A Biography of Catherine the Great, Empress of Russia
Catherine the Great: Empress of Russia, (1762-1796) History 120, Section 4 Russell Smith Dr. Homer December 2, 1999 One of the most interesting, hard-working and powerful people to grace the pages of history during the eighteenth century was Catherine II, Empress of Russia. Historians have not always been so kind to her mem...
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Biography of Catherine the Great, Empress and Autocrat of All the Russia during the Second Half of the 18th Century
Catherine was born on May 2, 1729, in Settin Pomerania. Her birth name was Sophia Augusta. Her father was Christan Augusta of Anhalt-Zerbst. The family of Anhalt-Zebst was one of the poorest and most obscure of all the German princely families. Her father did not become the reining Prince of Zerbst until Catherine was thirt...
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A Look at Different Russian Rulers and Their Impact on the Country
Russia is a nation with a rich past and a history of royalty that cannot be compared with any other in the world. There were memorable rulers, including Catherine and Peter the Great, and rulers that Russia and the rest of the world would like to forget, such as Ivan the Terrible. However short their reign, or how seemi...
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The Rise and Great Works of Catherine the Great: Empress of All Russia
Catherine the Great: Empress of Russia, (1762-1796) History 120, Section 4 Russell Smith Dr. Homer December 2, 1999 One of the most interesting, hard-working and powerful people to grace the pages of history during the eighteenth century was Catherine II, Empress of Russia. Historians have not always been so kind to he...
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Biography of Catherine the Great; Empress of All Russia
CATHERINE THE GREAT EMPRESS OF ALL RUSSIA Catherine II (a.k.a. Catherine the Great) Catherine II, or Catherine the Great, empress of all Russia, did much to continue the process of Westernization reforms began by Peter the Great. Catherine was devoted to art, literature, science, and politics. Many people say she had a...
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Debating the Ousting of the Russian Autocracy If World War One Had Not Occurred
The 1917 revolution in Russia was a true display of the peoples anger. For years, the oppression that they suffered at the hands of the out-dated autocracy had left them with lots of energy to release, but with very little room to free it. The start of World War One was seen as a God-send for the Tsar, for it distracted the...
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An Analysis of the Russian Economy
The global economy has been brought about through innovation, technology and de-regulation. To the extent the government prints more Rubles than the equivalent of the hard currencies earned on exports, it will lower the real exchange rate value of the Ruble. In effect the government makes itself a forced partner of anyone w...
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Causes for and Consequences from the Russian Bolshevik Revolution of 1917
This essay will talk about the Revolution of 1917 that took place in Russia. It will mainly focus on the following three topics: the cause of the revolution, what happened during the revolution, and the outcome. This paragraph will tell you about some of the causes of the revolution. The main causes of the Russian Revolu...
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An Introduction to the History of the Northern Fleet in Russian Navy
Russian Navy: The Northern Fleet The White Sea and the Barents Sea have been of importance to the Russian merchant fleet ever since the 15th century. Because of this, Russia’s Navy has always been an important part of the Russian Military. The matter of access to ice free harbors in the north became even more important af...
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The Effects of the Russian Evolution on Russia's Everyday Life
So a constitution is granted - the Russian people have their freedom. Freedom of assembly is granted - go to church have rallies. But the assemblies are surrounded my military - so much for that freedom. Freedom of speech is granted - say what you want Russian people. But there is still censorship - say what you want Russia...
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A Country Analysis Framework of the Russian Economy
Country Analysis Framework Looking at the Russian Economy Focus of a country framework A country framework for these medium-term considerations should yield results useful for investment planning, policy choice, and financial reimbursement where appropriate. This is the focus of the framework outlined in this paper. Th...
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An Overview of the Russian Geography and Its Effect on Society
Russian Geography and its affect on Society Russia is the biggest ruled territory in the world. From Kiev, and Moscow, down to Novosibirsk, and across to Vladivostok, its lands stretch far and wide. As a result of having such a massive piece of land, made it hard to keep up with the speed of human development. This affect...
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Aisin Gioro Puyi Inherits Throne at Age Three
On 15th November 1908, on her deathbed the Dowager Empress named young Aisin Gioro Puyi to inherit to the throne. The son of the imprisoned emperor's brother, Puyi was only three years old at the time. Foreigners were over powering China; Qing dynasty (1) seemed to have reached its end. Puyi was sent to live in the Forbidde...
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Empress of the Blues: Life and Works of Bessie Smith
When it comes to influential people in the 1920's, Bessie Smith not only takes a slice of the cake, but her face is plastered into the frosting. She had an exciting life, which transported her into singing the blues. Before she was known as the "Empress of the Blues", her life began when she was born an African A...
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A Biography of Theodora, Wife of the Emperor of the Byzantine Empire
Theodora Theodora was the wife of Justinian I who was crowned Emperor of the Byzantine Empire in 527 AD. As his wife, she ruled by his side, as his partner, and her intelligence helped to advance the Empire. The exact place of her birth has not been agreed upon. While some historians say she was born on the island...
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The Controversy of the "Empress of the Blues", Bessie Smith
Bessie Smith, known as the "Empress of the Blues," was the most influential and controversial classical blues singer of the 1920s. During her prime, her powerful blues voice sold almost a million records and gave her a weekly salary of about $2000, placing her at the top of the blues charts. Though she was often c...
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An Analysis of the Qing Reforms in China Introduced by Empress Dowager
The late Qing reforms introduced by the Empress Dowager in the decade following the Boxer Rebellion were highly significant in leading China into a more modern nation. The several reforms shaped the numerous aspects of Chinese society. The reforms that were instituted fueled the fire that led to the Wuhan Rebellion...
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A Biography of Hirohito the 124th Emperor of Japan
Hirohito was the 124th emperor of Japan. He was born on April 29, 1901 at Aoynama Palace in Tokyo, to Crown Prince Yoshihito and Empress Sadako. His grandfather was the Meiji emperor, Mutsuhito, Japans first modern emperor. (Meiji meaning Enlightened Ruler) Seventy days after his birth he was removed from his parents and en...
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A Biography of Bessie Smith, One of the Greatest Blues Singers
Bessie Smith, the greatest and most influential classic blues singer of the 1920s was born in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Her date of birth is uncertain and is variously given as April 15, 1894-6, 1898, and 1900. The first major blues and jazz singer on record and one of the most powerful of all time, Bessie Smith rightly earne...
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An Analysis of the Life and Achievements of Catherine the Great, an Empress of Russia
Catherine the Great in my opinion was an absolute monarch. I will now give a quick overview and timeline of Catherine the Great to show some of her achievements. She was born in 1729 in what is now Strettin Poland into the family of Prince Christian August, Catherine was christened Sophia Augusta Frederica. At the age of 15...
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Understanding Grunge Literature and The River Ophelia
What quality in a novel is it which prompts it to be labelled as "grunge
literature"? And why do so many authors of books which fall into this
genre object so strenuously to the label?
Grunge is the literature and fiction of young people living in inner cities
around the world, it is not a new genre as publishers...
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An Introduction to the Life of Catherine II
Catherine II, Empress of Russia (Catherine the Great)
Catherine II, or Catherine the Great, empress of Russia (1762-96), did
much to transform Russia into a modern country. Originally named Sophie
Fredericke Augusta, she was born in Stettin (now Szczecin, Poland), on May
2, 1729, the daughter of the German prince of Anhalt-...
746 words
2 pages