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Cath·e·rine I(kăth′ər-ĭn, kăth′rĭn) 1684?-1727.
Empress of Russia (1725-1727) as successor to her husband, Peter the Great. She founded the Russian Academy of Sciences (1725).
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(Biography) ?1684–1727, second wife of Peter the Great, whom she succeeded as empress of Russia (1725–27)
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|Noun||1.||Catherine I - empress of Russia who succeeded her husband Peter the Great (1684-1727)|
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