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Catherine I (Roushie: Екатери́на I Алексе́евна, translit. Yekaterina I Alekseyevna, lit. 'jɪkətʲɪˈrʲinə ˈpʲɛrvəjə ɐlʲɪˈksʲejɪvnə', born Pols: Marta Helena Skowrońska [ˈmarta xɛˈlɛna skɔˈvrɔɲska], Latvie: Marta Elena Skavronska, later Marfa Samuilovna Skavronskaya; 15 Aprile [A.S. 5 Aprile] 1684 – 17 Mey [A.S. 6 Mey] 1727), the seicont wife o Peter I o Roushie, reigned as Empress o Roushie frae 1725 till her daith. The Catherine Pailace is named in her honour an wis enlarged hi her.

Catherine I
Catherine I of Russia by Nattier.jpg
Empress an Autocrat o Aw the Roushies
Ring8 Februar 1725 – 17 Mey 1727
Coronation7 Mey 1724 (crouned as co-ruler)
PredecessorPeter I
SuccessorPeter II
Empress consort o Aw the Roushies
Tenure22 October 1721 – 8 Februar 1725
Born15 Apryle 1684(1684-04-15)[1]
Dee'd17 Mey 1727(1727-05-17) (aged 43)
Catherine Pailace, Saunt Petersburg, Roushie Empire
BuirialPeter an Paul Cathedral
SpousePeter I o Roushie
IssueAnna, Duchess of Schleswig-Holstein-Gottorp
Elizabeth, Empress o Roushie
Full name
Latvie: Marta Elena Skavronska
Roushie: Marfa Samuilovna Skavronskaya
HooseHoose o Romanov
FaitherSamuel Skowroński
MitherElisabeth Moritz
ReleegionLutheran, then Eastren Orthodox

ReferencesEedit

  1. Encyclopedia Britannica