Grigory Potemkin
Prince Grigory Aleksandrovich Potemkin-Tavricheski (Russian: Григо́рий Алекса́ндрович Потёмкин-Таври́ческий, Grigoriy Aleksandrovich Potyomkin-Tavricheskiy; October 11 [O.S. September 30...
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Stanisław August Poniatowski
Stanisław II August (also Stanisław August Poniatowski; born Stanisław Antoni Poniatowski; 17 January 1732 – 12 February 1798) was the last King and Grand Duke of the Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth (1...
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Serge Saltykov
Count Sergei Vasilievich Saltykov (Russian: Серге́й Василиевич Салтыков) (c. 1726 – 1765) was a Russian officer (chamberlain) who became the first lover of Empress Catherine the Great after her ar...
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Platon Zubov
Prince (Reichsfürst) Platon Alexandrovich Zubov (Russian: Платон Александрович Зубов; November 26 [O.S. November 15] 1767 – April 19 [O.S. April 7]...
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Semyon Zorich
Semyon Zorich (1743–1799) was an Imperial Russian lieutenant-general and count of the Holy Roman Empire, born in Serbia, who served Imperial Russia against the Prussians and Turks. A member of the Rus...
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Grigory Grigoryevich Orlov
Count Grigory Grigoryevich Orlov (1734–1783) was the lover of Empress Catherine the Great of Russia who fathered two of her children. He led the coup which overthrew Catherine's husband Peter III of R...
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Alexander Yermolov
Alexander Petrovich Yermolov (1754–1834) was a Russian favourite and the lover of Catherine the Great from 1785 to 1786.Yermolov was presented to Catherine by Grigory Potemkin, tested by Anna Protasov...
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Ivan Shuvalov
Ivan Ivanovich Shuvalov (1 November 1727 – 14 November 1797) was called the Maecenas of the Russian Enlightenment and the first Russian Minister of Education. Russia's first theatre, un...
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Alexander Dmitriev-Mamonov
Count Alexander Matveyevich Dmitriev-Mamonov (Russian: Александр Матвеевич Дмитриев-Мамонов, 30 September 1758 — 11 October 1803, buried in Donskoy Monastery) was a lover of Catherine II of Russia fro...
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Alexander Vasilchikov
Alexander Semyonovich Vasilchikov (Александр Семёнович Васильчиков; 1744–1813) was a Russian aristocrat who became the lover of Catherine the Great from 1772 to 1774.Vasilchikov was an ensign in the C...
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Ernst Johann von Biron
Ernst Johann von Biron (German: Ernst Johann von Biron; Russian: Эрнст Иоганн Бирон; 23 November [O.S. 13 November] 1690 – 29 December [O.S. 18 December] 17...
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Alexander Lanskoy
Aleksander Dmitrijevitj Lanskoj, also called Sasjenka (1758-1784) was a Russian favourite and the lover of Catherine the Great between 1780 and 1784.Lanskoj was made aide-de-camp of Grigory Potemkin i...
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Alexey Razumovsky
Count Alexei Grigorievich Razumovsky (Russian: Алексе́й Григо́рьевич Разумо́вский, Ukrainian: Олексій Григорович Розумовський, Olexii Hryhorovych Rozumovskyi; 1709– 1771), was a Ukrainia...
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Pyotr Zavadovsky
Pyotr Zavadovsky, (1739–1812) was a Russian favourite and the lover of Catherine the Great from 1776 to 1777.Count Zavadovsky was named official secretary to Catherine in 1775 and became her lover on ...
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Ivan Rimsky-Korsakov
Ivan Nikolajevich Rimsky-Korsakov, né Korsav (29 June 1754 in Saint Petersburg, Russian Empire – 31 July 1831 in Saint Petersburg, Russian Empire) was a Russian courtier and lover of Catherine t...
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