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Peter III

1728–62, czar of Russia 1762 (husband of Catherine II; father of Paul I). Unabridged
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  • Still less can we be certain that, if written warnings are included or specially meant, the reference is to 2 Peter III.

    The Expositor's Bible: Alfred Plummer
  • The Authorized Version unfortunately obscures this close connexion between the wording of 2 Peter III.

    The Expositor's Bible: Alfred Plummer
  • Peter III was thirty-four years old when he succeeded to the throne.

    The Story of Russia R. Van Bergen, M.A.
British Dictionary definitions for Peter III

Peter III

1728–62, grandson of Peter I and tsar of Russia (1762): deposed in a coup d'état led by his wife (later Catherine II); assassinated
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