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Elizabeth I, Empress of Russia: Russian History

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Elizabeth Petrovna was the Empress of Russia from 1741 until her death. She led the country during the War of Austrian Succession (1740–48) and the Seven Years' War (1756–63), left her mark on the service of nobility, the establishment of the University of Moscow and the Imperial Academy of Arts; she remains one of the most popular Russian monarchs due to her strong opposition to Prussian policies and her decision not to execute a single person during her reign.

Discover the thrilling history of this exceptional ruler in a clear, precise and accessible presentation, intended to bring history to life in a truthful and enjoyable way.

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