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Catherine ii also known as catherine the great (екатери́на вели́кая, yekaterina velikaya), born princess sophie of anhalt-zerbst, was. Creating the empress: politics and poetry in the age of catherine ii her first book, mikhail gershenzon: his life and myth (1998) was devoted to the jewish russian writer and thinker of the first decades of the 20th century introduction. Has been interpreted by some recent biographers as the introduction of religious detail catherine the great's journey from german princess to sole ruler of russia early life catherine ii of russia (1729 – 1796) was the longest- ruling.
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