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Author: Catherine II, née princesse Sophie-Frédérique-Auguste d'Anhalt-Zerbst

Spouse/other names:Ekaterina Alekseevna
Year of birth:1729
Year of death:1796
About her personal situation:standardizingaug12jdg: Origin • Location where born : Szczecin • Locations where lived : Saint Petersburg, Szczecin • Location where died : Saint Petersburg National identity • Nationality : German • Mother tongue : German Marital status : married, liaisons (12, serially) Number of children : 3 (1 son, 1 illegitimate son, 1 illegitimate daughter) Social class : royalty Religion/ideology : protestant, then orthodox

Countries:Russia - Germany
Languages:German - Russian - French
Relations to other authors: Ancestor of Sophie, Queen of the Netherlands
Acquaintance of Geoffrin, Marie-Thérèse Rodet
Friend of Dashkova, Ekaterina Romanovna

Acquaintance of Divova, Elisaveta Petrovna

About her professional situation:Clyman/Greene (40): The most prolific and powerful woman writing in eighteenth-century Russia. standardizingaug12jdg: Profession(s) and activities: -Contributor to periodical press -cultural and educational patron -fiction writer -Historian -playwright -Salonnière -Translator: o from French -Writer for children Languages in which she published : - French - Russian - German Collaboration/connections with male authors / historical figures: -Voltaire -Diderot -Friedrich Melchior Grimm -Nikolai Novikov -Gavrila Derzhavin -Alexander Sumarokov Memberships : unknown
Elements of bibliography:MENTIONED IN: - Golitsyn, Slovar', 1889 - Lettres européennes (Dutch version 1994) II, 591, 663-6, 815 - Clyman/Greene (40) Cf. -The Memoirs of Catherine the Great. A new translation by Mark Cruse and Hilde Hoogenboom. New-York, 2006.
Websites: Trott: femmes auteurs théâtre
The dramatic works of Catherine II
Catherine the Great
Wikipedia: Catherine the Great

Editors: Johanneke Straasheijm (update on 12 December 2009)
Suzan van Dijk (update on 10 February 2010)
Suzan van Dijk (update on 23 May 2010)
Elena Gretchanaia (update on 17 August 2010)
Suzan van Dijk (update on 18 August 2010)
Elena Gretchanaia (update on 18 August 2010)
Suzan van Dijk (update on 05 December 2010)
Janouk de Groot (update on 14 August 2012)
Hilde Hoogenboom (update on 07 September 2012)
Hilde Hoogenboom (update on 07 September 2012)

Works written by this author

E 1 *Answer by Catharina II to Marshal Romantzof (1806)
E 2 *Catharina Alexiowna, the author ()
E 3 *Great Instruction (1768)
E 4 *Memoirs of the Empress Catherine II, Written by Herself (1859)
E 5 *Pièces de théâtre ()
E 6 *Théâtre de l'hermitage de Catherine II, impératrice de Russie ; composé par cette princesse, par plusieurs personnes de sa société intime et par quelques ministres étrangers... (1798)
E 7 *Vertellingen en gesprekken van haare Majesteit de Keizerin aller Russen (Stories and conversations of her Majesty the Empress of all Russians) (1789)
E 8 *to be specified ()
E 9 Antidote, ou Examen du mauvais livre superbement imprimé intitulé “Voyage en Sibérie fait par ordre du roi en 1761" (1770)
E 10 Chamane sibirskiï [Le chaman de Sibérie], Saint-Pétersbourg, tipografiïa Akademii naouk. (1786)
E 11 Gospoja Vestnikova s semieiu [Madame Vestnikova avec sa famille], comédie en un acte, Saint-Pétersbourg, Senatskaia tipografiïa (1774)
E 12 Imianiny gospoji Vortchalkinoï [La fête de Madame Vortchalkina], comédie en cinq actes, Saint-Pétersbourg, Senatskaia tipografiïa (1774)
E 13 O vremia ! [Oh, le temps !], comédie en trois actes, Saint-Pétersbourg, Senatskaia tipografiïa, s.d. (1780)
E 14 Obmanchtchik [L’imposteur], Saint-Pétersbourg, tipografiïa Akademii naouk (1785)
E 15 Razstroennaja semjá ostorozḱami i podozrenijami (Der Familienzwist) (1789)
E 16 Skazka o tsarevitche Khlore [Conte du prince Chlore], Saint-Pétersbourg, tipografiïa Akademii naouk. (1781)
E 17 Stiepan-Annibale d’Albanie à Frédéric Guillaume de Prusse, épître pathétique, historique, etc., ou l’Alcoran des princes destinés au trône, traduit de la dixième édition italienne par main de maître, Saint-Pétersbourg, impr. de l’Académie impériale. (1783)
E 18 Vsiakaia vsiachina ()
E 19 Zapiski kassatelno rossiïskoï istorii [Notes sur l’histoire russe], parties I-VI, Saint-Pétersbourg, imperatorskaïa tipografiïa. (1787)

Authors read by this author

Xreception 1 Aldenburg, Charlotte-Sophie   -   *Charlotte-Sophie Aldenburg, the author
Xreception 2 Catherine II, née princesse Sophie-Frédérique-Auguste d'Anhalt-Zerbst   -   *to be specified
Xreception 3 Lannoy, Juliana Cornelia de   -   *Juliana Cornelia de Lannoy, the author
Xreception 4 Sévigné, Marie de   -   Lettres [de Madame de Sévigné]
Xreception 5 Épinay, Louise de   -   Conversations d'Emilie
Xreception 6 Épinay, Louise de   -   Conversations d'Emilie