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Catherine the Great

Royalty (2-May-1729 — 17-Nov-1796)


Vincent Cronin. Catherine, Empress of All the Russians. New York: William Morrow & Co., Inc.. 1978.

Joan Haslip. Catherine the Great: A Biography. New York: Putnam's. 1977. 382pp.

Robert K. Massie. Catherine the Great: Portrait of a Woman. Random House. 2011. 656pp.

Virginia Rounding. Catherine the Great: Love, Sex and Power. New York: St. Martin's Press. 2007. 566pp.

Henri Troyat. Catherine the Great. Henley-on-Thames: Aidan Ellis. 1979. 385pp.


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  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Wikipedia [link]

  4. Library of Congress Name Authority [link]

  5. Encyclopaedia Britannica 11th Edition

  6. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.275)

  7. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.178)

  8. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.95)

  9. Slavonic Encyclopedia (p.138)

  10. International Dictionary of Women's Biography (p.99)

  11. Concise Biographical Dictionary of Famous Men and Women (p.105)

  12. Northeastern Dictionary of Women's Biography (p.113)

  13. Legends in Their Own Time (p.45)

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