30 Days of Women in History
Day 8, Favorite Empress: Catherine the Great.
I could talk about the clever and courageous way she took the throne of Russia and was accepted by most, despite her having no blood relationship with the ruling family.
I could talk about her accomplishments as a ruler, how she convinced people to have a vaccination by acting as a guinea pig or her the blossoming of enlightement and scholarship at her court.
The best sentence to show how cool she was though is this: She had rollers put on coasters.
Yeah, you read that right.
Picture is of her visiting one of her roller coasters.