Empress of Russia.

Catherine II

Empress of Russia.

Catherine II was the Empress of Russia from 1762 to 1796. Under her reign, the Russian Empire expanded and was modernized under Western European standards.

Catherine II

Catherine II was the Empress of Russia from 1762 to 1796. Under her reign, the Russian Empire expanded…

Catherine II of Russia was Empress of Russia from 1762 to her death.

Catherine the Great

Catherine II of Russia was Empress of Russia from 1762 to her death.

Diderot and Catherine II.

Diderot

Diderot and Catherine II.

"A contemporary cartoon which represents Catherine II, Joseph II, and Frederick II pointing out on the map the boundaries of Poland as divided between them. Stanislaus II, the Polish King, is trying to keep his crown from falling off his head."—Webster, 1920

The Partition of Poland

"A contemporary cartoon which represents Catherine II, Joseph II, and Frederick II pointing out on the…