Catherine II, Empress of Russia

1729 May 2: Catherine is born. (1)

1762: Catherine becomes Empress of Russia. (1)

1763 Jul 23: Catherine "issued a manifesto guaranteeing to all German immigrants, regardless of creed, freedom of speech, schools, and religion; autonomous government of villages, communities, and colonist areas; and, above all, freedom from military service." (1)

1796 Nov 17: Catherine dies. (1)

Catherine II, Empress of Russia (1)


1. Christian Neff and Richard D. Thiessen, "Catherine II, Empress of Russia (1729-1796)," (GAMEO, 2013; accessed 2012 Jun 30).

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