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The history of Peter the Great, Emperor of Russia

by Voltaire

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Published by Leavitt & Allen in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementfrom the French of Voltaire by Smollett.
ContributionsSmollett, Tobias George, 1721-1771.
The Physical Object
Pagination2 v. in 1.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17865893M

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He was overthrown in a plot led by his wife, and she succeeded him as Catherine II.Peter III was Emperor of Russia for six months in He was born in Kiel as Charles Peter Ulrich of Schleswig-Holstein-Gottorp, the only child of Charles Frederick, Duke of Holstein-Gottorp, and Anna Petrovna.

The German Peter could hardly speak Russian and pursued a strongly pro-Prussian policy, which made him an unpopular leader. He was deposed and Father: Charles Frederick, Duke of Holstein-Gottorp.Peter I, tsar of Russia who reigned jointly with his half-brother Ivan V (–96) and alone thereafter (–) and who in was proclaimed emperor.

He was one of Russia’s greatest statesmen, organizers, and reformers and made his country a world power. Learn more about Peter’s life and reign.