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9 July — City Day: Tarusa

Founded in 1246

Dates in History
1762—German Princess Sophia Augusta Frederika of Anhalt-Zerbst becomes Russian Empress (future Yekaterina II).
As a result of conspiracy Peter III (Sophias husband) is imprisoned in Ropsha. In a few days following the arrest Peter III dies. During Yekaterinas reign Russia reestablishes its rights for the Black Sea territories: Crimea, Northern coast of the Black Sea, a part of Kuban. Yekaterina II naturalizes Eastern Georgia, corresponds with Votaire and other figures of the French Enlightenment.

1751—Count and patron Nikolai Sheremetyev was born.
Nikilai Sheremetyev was a well-known patron,who was generous enough to invest big sums of money into creation of hospitals,theatres.Due to his efforts Sklifosofskiy Hospital was built.

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