Catherine the Great

"The good fortune and misfortune of each is in their character…"

--Catherine II "The Great"

(02 MAY 1729 - 17 NOV 1796)

Legendary Russian Leader and Empress of All Russia. She grew the borders of Russia, revitalized its culture, founded many new cities, the first state-financed higher education for women in Europe and her Catherinian Era is considered a Golden Age of Russia.


Deeper Reading on this World Changer:


Catherine the Great by Robert Massie -Inspiration and Tactics for the Ambitious -Inspiration and Tactics for the Ambitious