Person:Yekaterina Romanovna Vorontsova-Dashkova (1)

Yekaterina Romanovna Vorontsova-Dashkova
b.28 Mar 1743
d.15 Jan 1810
  1. Elizaveta Vorontsova1739 - 1792
  2. Alexander Vorontsov1741 - 1805
  3. Yekaterina Romanovna Vorontsova-Dashkova1743 - 1810
  4. Semyon Vorontsov1744 - 1832
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Name Yekaterina Romanovna Vorontsova-Dashkova
Gender Female
Birth[1] 28 Mar 1743
Death[1] 15 Jan 1810
Reference Number? Q235611?

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Princess Yekaterina Romanovna Vorontsova-Dashkova (; 28 March [17 March O.S.] 1743 – 15 January [4 January O.S.] 1810[1]) was the closest female friend of Empress Catherine the Great and a major figure of the Russian Enlightenment. She was part of a coup d'etat that placed Catherine the Great on the throne. Vorontsova-Dashkova was the first woman in the world to head a national academy of sciences and helped found the Russian Academy. She also published prolifically, with original and translated works on many subjects.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Yekaterina Romanovna Vorontsova-Dashkova, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia.