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Catharine the Great / Erichsen / c. 1770
Catharine II (the Great),
Empress of Russia,
Stettin 2.5.1729 – Tsarskoye Selo 17.11.1796.

Equestrian portrait.

Painting, c. 1770, by Vigilius Erichsen (1722–1782).
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Catherine the Great taking a walk in the park of Tsarskoye
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November 2016: 220 years since the death of Catherine the Great
November 2016 marks 220 years since the death of Catherine the Great (Empress of Russia; 2 May 1729 – 17 November 1796):

Catherine II, known as Catherine the Great, became the most renowned and the longest-ruling female emperor of Russia, reigning from 1762 until her death in 1796.
Under her reign, Russia expanded its borders and continued the process of Westernisation started by Peter the Great.