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21 February

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1728—Peter III, Russian Emperor (JanuaryJuly 1762), is born.
He becomes Emperor after Elizabeth I dies, but as a result of his wifes conspiracy (future Russian Empress Yekaterina II) he is imprisoned in Ropsha. In a few days following the arrest Peter III dies. Some say that he is killed in a drunken brawl by one of the guards, but the true story of his death remains unknown.

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