Christian August of Anhalt-Zerbst

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About Christian August of Anhalt-Zerbst

  • Father of Catharina the Great Empress of Russia

Predecessor: John Louis I Successor: Frederick Augustus
*Prince of Anhalt-Zerbst 1742 – 1747 With: John Louis II 1742–1746 Predecessor: John Augustus Successor: Frederick Augustus

Christian August of Anhalt-Zerbst never was Empress Elizavieta of Russia's husband, neither did he have a daughter with her. This profile is wrong. He was the husband of Johanna Elisabeth of Holstein-Gottorp and was the father of Catherine II of Russia, and of Frederick Augustus, Prince of Anhalt-Zerbst.

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Christian August of Anhalt-Zerbst's Timeline

November 29, 1690
Dornburg, Anhalt-Dornburg, Deutschland(HRR)
May 2, 1729
Szczecin, West Pomeranian Voivodeship, Poland
November 17, 1730
Stettin, Pommern, Preußen, Deutschland (HRR)
August 8, 1734
Stettin, Pommern, Preußen, Deutschland(HRR)
November 10, 1736
Stettin, Pommern, PRU
December 17, 1742
Stettin, Pommern, PRU
March 16, 1747
Age 56
Zerbst, Anhalt-Zerbst, Deutschland(HRR)