Karl Peter Ulrich Herzog von Holstein-Gottorp, succeeded as PETER III, Emperor and Autocrat of all the Russias 5.1.1762, until he was forced to abdicate by his wife 5.7.1762; *Kiel 21.2.1728, +murdered at Ropsha 17.7.1762, bur St.Peterburg; m.St.Petersburg 1.9.1745 Pss Sophie Auguste Friederike von Anhalt-Zerbst, who succeeded as CATHERINE II, Empress and Autocrat of all the Russias 9.7.1762 (*2.5.1729 +17.11.1796)
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