Grigori Potemkin


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a Russian officer and politician who was a favorite of Catherine II and in 1762 helped her to seize power

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Empress Catherine the Great deposed her husband Peter III in 1762, with the help of her paramour, Grigori Orlov, Grigori Potemkin, and princess Catherine Dashkova.
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