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Catherine the Great: Empress of Russia
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,030. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2019 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Royalty, Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / Europe
Sophie von Anhalt-Zerbst was an intelligent and ambitious girl. She first met her cousin Karl Peter Ulrich when she was ten. She didn’t like him. The scheming of others saw her life turned around. A new name and country and an unhappy marriage lead to Karl "Peter" on the Russian throne. Catherine soon overthrew him. Ruling Russia for 34 years, she became known as Catherine the Great. RL: 6.9