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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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