Sofia Frederica Augusta: a princesa germânica que se tornou a mulher mais poderosa da Rússia – Parte II
Por: Renato Drummond Tapioca Neto Em 1 de janeiro de 1744, uma carta com o selo imperial russo chegou ao correio de Zerbst. Estava endereçada a Joana Elizabeth de Holstein-Gottorp. Tal missiva, de caráter “secreto e especial”, era na verdade um convite, vindo de ninguém menos que Isabel Petrovna Romanov, autocrata de todas as Rússias.…
Attributed to Georg Christoph Grooth | The Empress Elizabeth of Russia (1709–1762) on Horseback, Attended by a Page | The Met
The Artist: Georg Christoph Grooth, who is known mainly for his work in imperial Russia, was born in Stuttgart in 1716 to the Württemberg court painter and composer Johann Christoph Grooth. Like his brothers, who were also artists (see MMA
12 pictures of Russia’s most impressive royal weddings
While you are waiting for the event of the year, the British royal wedding of Prince Harry and Megan Markle, let’s take a glimpse at how their relatives, the Russian tsars and dukes, celebrated their marriages.