Catherine II

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Russian Cossacks - Razin and Pugachev Rebellions
... Under Catherine the Great in 1762, the Russian peasants and Cossacks once again faced increased taxation, heavy military conscription, and grain shortages that had ... In addition, Catherine II annulled one of Peter III’s acts, an act interpreted to mean that economy peasants, or serfs living on church lands, were free from their obligations and ... had he not been assassinated by a plot of his wife Catherine II ...
Astafy Dolgopolov
... was a Russian confidence trickster and impostor deceiving both Yemelyan Pugachev and Catherine II of Russia during the Pugachev Rebellion ... Then Dolgopolov embarked on a new dangerous enterprise, presenting himself to Catherine II as a Yaik Cossack named Trifonov who allegedly wanted to deliver Pugachev to the government ... Received in August in Tsarskoye Selo by Catherine, he received 2000 roubles as a prize and was sent to the Lower Volga in charge of a detachment instructed to find and capture Pugachev ...
Alexei Dmitriyevich Saltykov
... of the war committee under Empress Catherine II and her son and heir Emperor Paul I, and later president of Council of the Empire and of the Board of Ministers and ... After the wedding of Grand Duke Pavel (Paul) Petrovich son of Catherine II to Natalia Alekseyevna General Soltykoff was appointed by Catherine II to run their small household ... As an example of his commanding influence, when Catherine (The Great) had a stroke in 1796 and her grandson Alexander arrived at the Winter Palace, he was ...
Soviet Literature - 18th Century
... set a stylistic precedent for the writers during the reign of Catherine the Great in the second half of the century ... Empress Catherine II condemned this portrayal, forcing Radishchev into exile in Siberia ... of society a growing respect for, or at least ambivalence toward, a female ruler in Catherine the Great ...
List Of Latin Emperors - Latin Emperors of Constantinople in Exile, 1261–1383
... Baldwin II (1261–1273), in exile from Constantinople Philip I (1273–1283), his son Catherine I (1283–1307), his daughter, with.. ... Charles of Valois (1301–1307), her husband Catherine II (1307–1346), their daughter, with.. ... Philip II (1313–1332), her husband Robert II (1346–1364), their son Philip III (1364–1373), his brother James of Baux (1373–1383), his nephew James of Baux ...