Catherine the Great: Empress of Russia

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Age of Revolutions

Catherine the Great: Empress of Russia (A Wicked History)
Author: Vincent, Zu
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Time Period: Age of Revolutions
Time Frame: 1729-1796
Geographic Area: Asia
Country: Russia
Topics: Russian History
Genre: Non Fiction, Biography
Reading Age: Upper Middle Grade, Young Adult
Format: Chapter Book
Published: 2009

World History > Age of Revolutions > Russian History

Catherine shoved aside her husband and seized the throne of Russia. She put down peasant revolts and palace coups, took on powerful Turkish sultans and scornful European kings. For more than three decades, she ruled with good intentions and an iron fist. Discover the life and times of Catherine the Great, one of Russia's longest rulers.

The wicked ways of some of the most ruthless rulers to walk the earth are revealed in these thrilling biographies (A Wicked History) about men and women so monstrous, they make Frankenstein look like a sweetheart.

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