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Famous figures of Odessa


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1. Queen Catherine (Katherine) the Great  1729 - 1796

The Queen of all Russias, Catherine the Great, commissioned the founding of a southern Russian port city, Odessa.

2. Gregory Potemkin  1739 - 1791

Russian statesman, general of Ukraine and lover of Catherine the Great, Potemkin helped to liberate Southern Russia from Turkey.

3. Alexander Suvorov   1729 - 1800

A famous Russian general who helped to liberate Southern Russia from Turkey.  

4. Frantz Devolan (De Volan)  

Officer and engineer who helped to build the fortress at the site of Odessa to defend Southern Russia from Turkey.

5. Joseph De Ribas

Officer who assisted Devolan and Suvorov in the defense of Southern Russia.


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