Early life. Elizabeth, the second-oldest surviving daughter of Peter the Great and Catherine I, was born at Kolomenskoye, near Moscow, on 18 December 1709 . 
After taking the throne by force in 1741, Elizabeth of Russia founded her country's first university and forged strong ties in Europe during her 20-year reign.
For much of history, Elizabeth Petrovna, also known as Tsar Elizabeth I, has been regarded as the intermediary ruler between the two famed 18th-century Russian Tsars ...
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Elizaveta Petrovna (29 December 1709 – 5 January 1762), also known as Yelisavet and Elizabeth, was the Empress of Russia
- Elizabeth Grand Duchess of Russia. Had Elizabeth, the exquisite granddaughter of Queen Victoria, not married the Grand Duke Serge of Russia, she would not have ...
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Empress Elizaveta Petrovna was the daughter of Peter the Great, and ruled the Russian Empire for twenty years 1741-1762.
Elizabeth, Russian in full Yelizaveta Petrovna (born Dec. 18 [Dec. 29, New Style], 1709, Kolomenskoye, near Moscow, Russia—died Dec. 25, 1761, [Jan. 5, 1762], St ...