Portrait of Elizabeth Petrovna

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Elizabeth I Petrovna (December 18/29, 1709 – December 25, 1761/5) – Russian Empress (since 1741). The illegitimate daughter of Peter I and Martha Skavronskaya, therefore, when official consideration of the issue of succession in 1725-1730, was never considered as one of the applicants. With the support of the guard, a coup d’etat was carried out, during which Ivan VI managed and ruler Anna Leopoldovna. Reigned from November 25 / December 6, 1741 to December 25, 1761 / January 5, 1762.

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