Biography
Biography
Mar 7, 2016
Catherine the Great 1: Rise of a German Princess
Play • 25 min

Catherine the Great is one of Russia's most respected rulers, seen as raising Russia's reputation and building a powerful, cultured empire to rival Europe. It's almost hard to imagine that she was a little-known German princess, put into place by an elaborate power play.

Guest: Associate Professor Adrian Jones (History, La Trobe University)

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