Catherine I of Russia

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Catherine I
Portrait by Jean-Marc Nattier
Empress of Russia
Reign8 February 1725 – 17 May 1727
Coronation7 May 1724
PredecessorPeter I
SuccessorPeter II
Empress consort of Russia
Tenure22 October 1721 – 8 February 1725
Born(1684-04-15)15 April 1684[1]
Died17 May 1727(1727-05-17) (aged 43)
Tsarskoye Selo, Saint Petersburg, Russian Empire
Peter I of Russia
(m. 1707; died 1725)
Full name
Russian: Marta Samuilovna Skavronskaya
HouseSkavronsky (by birth)
Romanov (by marriage)
FatherSamuel Skowroński
MotherElisabeth Moritz
ReligionRussian Orthodox
SignatureCatherine I's signature

Catherine I (Russian: Екатери́на I Алексе́евна Миха́йлова; 15 April [O.S. 5 April] 1684[1] – 17 May [O.S. 6 May] 1727), was Empress of Russia from 1725 until her death in 1727, and second wife of Peter the Great.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Encyclopædia Britannica