The Prince of Princes: The Life of Potemkin

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Prince Grigory Potemkin was Catherine the Great's lover, secret husband, and partner in ruling the Russian Empire. Their affair was so tumultuous, they negotiated an arrangement that allowed them to share power while he was free to love his beautiful nieces, and Catherine, her favorites. But they never stopped loving each other. Their endearing and passionate relationship remains one of history's most remarkable love affairs. Potemkin shone as an outstandingly gifted statesman, winning the Crimea, founding the Black Sea ...

The Prince of Princes: The Life of Potemkin 2001, Thomas Dunne Books, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780312278151

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