Tsaritsa (Bulgarian: царица; Russian: цари́ца), formerly spelled czaritsa (and in English usually tsarina or czarina, with a feminine suffix), is the title of a female autocratic ruler (monarch) of Bulgaria or Russia, or the title of a tsar's wife.

"Tsaritsa" was the title of the female supreme ruler in the following states:

  • Bulgaria: in 913–1018, in 1185–1422 and in 1908–1946
  • Serbia: in 1346–1371
  • Russia: officially from about 1547 until 1721, unofficially in 1721–1917 (officially "Empresses").

Read more about Tsaritsa:  Russia, Bulgaria

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... The Tsaritsa found the small Winter palace of Peter the Great insufficiently grand, and had taken over the neighbouring, and grander, palace of Admiral General Fyodor Matveyevich Apraksin, this she had ... (externally the palace seen today) the Tsaritsa wanted the palace to exceed in beauty and size all other European royal palaces ... reign, Neoclassicism came into vogue, and the new Tsaritsa was a great admirer ...
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... Tsaritsa (царица) is the term used for a Queen, though in English contexts this seems invariably to be altered to tsarina (since 1717, from Italian czarina, from ... Tsaritsa (Empress) could be either the ruler herself or the wife (Empress consort) of the tsar ... The title of tsaritsa is used in the same way in Bulgaria and Serbia ...