Catherine the Great and Potemkin: The Imperial Love Affair



It was history’s most successful political partnership – as sensual and fiery as it was creative and visionary. Catherine the Great was a woman of notorious passion and imperial ambition. Prince Potemkin – wildly flamboyant and sublimely talented – was the love of her life and her co-ruler. Together they seized Ukraine and Crimea, defining the Russian empire to this day. Their affair was so tumultuous that they negotiated an arrangement to share power, leaving Potemkin free to love his…



Catherine The Great And Potemkin

Pub Date : 2016 | Author : Simon Sebag Montefiore | Publisher : Vintage

ISBN 10 : 9780525431961
ISBN 13 : 0525431969

Previously published by Vintage Books in 2005; originally published in London by Weidenfeld & Nicolson in 2000 and in New York by Thomas Dunne Books in 2001...


Prince Of Princes

Pub Date : 2001-09-20 | Author : Simon Sebag Montefiore | Publisher : Weidenfeld & Nicolson

ISBN 10 : 1842124382
ISBN 13 : 9781842124383

It is one of the great love stories of history, and one of its most successful political partnerships. Catherine the Great was a woman of notorious passion and imperial ambition, p..


Potemkin

Pub Date : 2005-01 | Author : Simon Sebag Montefiore | Publisher : Vintage

ISBN 10 : 9781400077175
ISBN 13 : 1400077176

A racy page-turning history of one of Russia's greatest leaders explores the life and incredible career of Potemkin, lover of Catherine the Great and architect of Russian imperial ..


Love Conquest

Pub Date : 2005-05-01 | Author : Douglas Smith | Publisher :

ISBN 10 : 0875806074
ISBN 13 : 9780875806075

Of all of history's great romances, few can compare with that of Catherine the Great and Prince Grigory Potemkin. Their turbulent and complicated relationship shocked their contemp..


Potemkin

Pub Date : 2004 | Author : Simon Sebag Montefiore | Publisher :

ISBN 10 : 0753818345
ISBN 13 : 9780753818343

Shortlisted for the Samuel Johnson, Duff Cooper and Marsh Biography prizes It is one of the great love stories of history, and one of its most successful political partnerships. Ca..


Catherine The Great

Pub Date : 2008-01-22 | Author : Virginia Rounding | Publisher : Macmillan

ISBN 10 : 0312378637
ISBN 13 : 9780312378639

A portrait of the late-eighteenth-century Russian ruler discusses how she seized and kept the throne in spite of her illegitimate claim and a series of wars, rebellions, and plague..


Young Stalin

Pub Date : 2009-12-09 | Author : Simon Sebag Montefiore | Publisher : Vintage

ISBN 10 : 0307498921
ISBN 13 : 9780307498922

This revelatory account unveils how Stalin became Stalin, examining his shadowy journey from obscurity to power—from master historian Simon Sebag Montefiore. Based on ten years o..


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