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Martha Skavronskaya (Catherine I)

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Born: 1684 AD
Died: 1727 AD, at 43 years of age.

Nationality: Unknown
Categories: Queen

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1684 - Born on the 15th of April.

1702 - She was married off to a Swedish dragoon, Johan Cruse, with whom she remained for 8 days, at which point the Swedish troops were withdrawn from Marienburg.

1705 - She converted to Orthodoxy and changed her name to Yekaterina Alexeyevna.

1711 - Catherine continued to accompany Peter on his Pruth Campaign.

1712 - In any case Peter credited Catherine and proceeded to marry her again (this time officially) in February.

1724 - Catherine was officially named co-ruler.

1725 - Peter diedon the 28th of January without naming a successor.

1727 - Died on the 27th of May.

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