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1) Orlov, Aleksey Grigoryevich, Count. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Russian nobleman; brother of Grigori G. Orlov. He and his brother headed the conspiracy to put Catherine II on the throne of Russia. It is alleged that he was the...

2) Orlov, Grigori Grigoryevich, Count. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...One of the first lovers of Catherine II, he and his brother led the conspiracy that deposed Peter III and put her on the throne. Although the empress was deeply in...

3) Catherine II. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Catherine II, or Catherine the Great, 1729-96, czarina of Russia (1762-96). 1 Rise to PowerA German princess, the daughter of Christian Augustus, prince of Anhalt-Zerbst,...

4) Peter III, czar of Russia. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Peter III, czar of Russia, 1728-62, czar of Russia (1762), son of Charles Frederick, dispossessed duke of Holstein-Gottorp, and of Anna Petrovna, daughter of Peter...

5) diamond. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Diamonds crystallize in the isometric system (see crystal) commonly as transparent to translucent white, colorless, yellow, green, blue, or brown octahedrons (the...

6) National Socialism. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...National Socialism, or Nazism, doctrines and policies of the National Socialist German Workers' party, which ruled Germany under Adolf Hitler from 1933 to 1945. In...

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