In case one doubts the misogyny at the heart of the negative legends about her, one need only consult the thoughts of her powerful contemporaries.
Peter was raised in an atmosphere of severe austerity by his tutors, military men who often beat and humiliated him — for example, he was often publicly flogged naked by his apparently sadistic tutors.
Was Catherine the Great married? Later, Pavel Petrovich lived here.
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When he was overthrown Catherine was declared empress.
In 1787, Turkey's ruler declared war on Russia.