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Early years of the Empress Maria Feodorovna of Russia

Sophie Dorothea of ​​Württemberg was the fourth of twelve children and the eldest daughter of Duke Frederick Eugene of Wurttemberg marriage with Sophia Dorothea Friederike of Brandenburg-Schwedt, She was born on 25. October 1759 to Szczecin. She was the sister of King Frederick I of Württemberg's first. and the great niece of Frederick the Great. At his request, and Catherine the Great, it came to engagement with the widowed Tsarevich Paul. The ceremony took place in Berlin on 23. July 1776. Ludwig von[...]

Three centuries of Russian history

Overview of Russian history since the accession of the Romanov today (1598-1898) Two genealogical tables and map of the empire. Author Dr. Arthur Kleinschmidt, Berlin 1898 The author focused on the presentation of the cultural development in Russian history, and the story begins with the Date 862 ruling house of Rurik, that on January 7th 1598 by Tsar Fyodor I. Ivanovich died in the male. Succeeded by his brother Boris Godunov. Specifically he averted, that his power would be limited in the choice Tsar and used the authority[...]