Catherine the Great
The works of Catherine the Great
Warm Water Port: Peter the third wanted a warm water port to help and increase trade with the west but couldn't. When Catherine reigned in Russia, she worked for the warm water port.
Family and Marriage
Peter the Great
Married to Catherine the Great in 1744, then divorced.
Joanna Elisabeth of Holstein-Gottorp
Mother of Catherine the Great.
Christian August, Prince of Anhalt-Zerbst
Father of Catherine the Great.
"The gifted and capable leader"
- In 1764, Catherine found the, "Society for the Training of the Daughters Nobility" which is also known as, "Smolny Institute"
- Introduced use of smallpox Vaccinations to Russia.
- Had hundreds of factories built in her state, some factories employed over 1000 workers
Partitions of Poland
Catherine split Poland and took eastern Poland. After that Poland disappeared from the map.