Name: History of Russian State: The 325th Anniversary of Birth of Catherine I, Russian Empress
Date of Issue: 21 May 2009
Catherine I (In Russian: Екатерина I Алексеевна) (born Martha Elena Scowronska, Latvian: Marta Elena Skavronska, later Marfa Samuilovna Skavronskaya) (15 April 1684 – 17 May 1727) (April 5, 1684–May 6, 1727 O.S.), the second wife of Peter the Great, functioned as co-ruler with her husband from 1724 until his death early in the next year, and reigned as sole Empress of Russia from 1725 until her death. More...
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