Explora Rainhas, Catarina e outros!

August 21, 1745: Peter III, aged 17, married Catherine II, aged 16. The marriage was political and organized by Empress Elizabeth.

August 21, 1745: Peter III, aged 17, married Catherine II, aged 16. The marriage was political and organized by Empress Elizabeth.

Peter III of Russia by Pfandzelt. Peter was born a prince of Holstein-Gottorp in 1728 and until he was taken to Russia in 1742 (at the age of 14) by his aunt, Empress Elizabeth, was known as Karl Peter Ulrich. He became Duke of Holstein-Gottorp in 1739. Immature and wayward he hated Russia and never learnt to speak fluent Russian - or indeed French (the official court language).

Peter III of Russia by Pfandzelt. Peter was born a prince of Holstein-Gottorp in 1728 and until he was taken to Russia in 1742 (at the age of 14) by his aunt, Empress Elizabeth, was known as Karl Peter Ulrich. He became Duke of Holstein-Gottorp in 1739. Immature and wayward he hated Russia and never learnt to speak fluent Russian - or indeed French (the official court language).

Elizabeth of Russia (Rostov museum) - Дворцовый переворот 1741 года — Википедия

Elizabeth of Russia (Rostov museum) - Дворцовый переворот 1741 года — Википедия

Catherine the Great in her Coronation Robe, 1778-1779. Detail. Compare to portrait of Sophia Dorothea of Wurttemberg nearby.

Catherine the Great in her Coronation Robe, 1778-1779. Detail. Compare to portrait of Sophia Dorothea of Wurttemberg nearby.

Catalina II de Rusia

Catalina II de Rusia

Catarina, A Grande, Catherine O'hara, Pedro O Grande, Deusas, Templos, Rússia, A Deusa, O Templo

Peter III of Russia and his German wife, Catherine. She later deposed him and ruled as Catherine the Great.

Peter III of Russia and his German wife, Catherine. She later deposed him and ruled as Catherine the Great.

Princess Irina Alexandrovna (1895-1970) was the daughter of Grand Duchess Xenia (Nicholas’ sister) and Grand Duke Alexander Mikhailovich. She married Prince Felix Yusupov, who is best known for his involvement in the murder of Grigori Rasputin.

Princess Irina Alexandrovna (1895-1970) was the daughter of Grand Duchess Xenia (Nicholas’ sister) and Grand Duke Alexander Mikhailovich. She married Prince Felix Yusupov, who is best known for his involvement in the murder of Grigori Rasputin.

Elizabeth I of England in Parliament Robes, Helmingham Hall, Stowmarket Date Marcus Gheeraerts the Younger, "British School*, c. 1585-90

Elizabeth I of England in Parliament Robes, Helmingham Hall, Stowmarket Date Marcus Gheeraerts the Younger, "British School*, c. 1585-90

Pinterest
Pesquisar