The empress Catherine the Great died at the age of 67. Here is all you want to know and more!
Biography - A Short Wiki
Enlightened Empress of Russia who was the longest-ruling female leader of Russia, reigning from 1762 to 1796. She helped Russia become one of the great powers of Europe and she expanded her country through military wars and diplomacy.
Although her family was royalty, they had little actual money.
Despite being a female ruler in a time where those were looked down upon, her reign saw Russia’s territory expand vastly through victories in the Crimean Khanate and over the Ottoman Empire in the Russo-Turkish wars.
Her cousins, Gustav III and Charles XIII, became the Kings of Sweden. She had four children with Petter III of Russia, whom she was married to from 1745 until 1762.
She made a lot of reforms to bring her country up to modern times, just like Queen Elizabeth II.
How did Catherine the Great die?
Another story claiming that she died on the toilet when her seat broke under her is partly true, in that she did collapse in a bathroom from a stroke, and died in her bed a day later.
"I praise loudly. I blame softly."Catherine the Great
"I beg you take courage; the brave soul can mend even disaster."Catherine the Great
"I may be kindly, I am ordinarily gentle, but in my line of business I am obliged to will terribly what I will at all."Catherine the Great
"You philosophers are lucky men. You write on paper and paper is patient. Unfortunate Empress that I am, I write on the susceptible skins of living beings."Catherine the Great
"Men make love more intensely at 20, but make love better, however, at 30."Catherine the Great