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For information on the name Katherine, see Katherine (given name). To find people with the given name Katherine who are also known by another name, see All pages beginning with Katherine, All pages beginning with Katharine, and All pages beginning with Catherine."


Katherine is a common name, often given to females. In Greek it means "pure". Katherine, Catherine or Katharine, as a single name, may refer to one of the following historical figures, place names, books, or bands. Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Wiktionary (a portmanteau of wiki and dictionary) is a multilingual, Web-based project to create a free content dictionary, available in over 151 languages. ...

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Historical figures known by the name Katherine/Catherine/Katharine

Saints

Saint Catherine of Alexandria, known as Saint Catherine of the Wheel, is an apocryphal figure claimed to have been a noted scholar in the early 4th Century who, at the age of only 18, is said to have visited the Emperor Maximinus II and to have convinced him of the... Saint Catherine of Siena (born in Siena, Italy, March 25, 1347; died in Rome, April 29, 1380) was a Dominican Tertiary or lay-affiliate of the Dominican Order. ... Saint Catherine of Bologna (8 September 1413–9 March 1463) was an Italian nun who lived during the Renaissance in Europe. ... St. ... St Catherine of Sweden, Catherine Vastanensis or Catherine of Vadstena (circa 1332 - 24 March 1381) is the patron saint of protection against abortion and miscarriage. ... Saint Catherine of Genoa, a member of the noble family of Fieschi, was born about 1447, spent her life and her means in succouring and attending on the sick, especially in the time of the plague which ravaged Genoa in 1497 and 1501, died in that city in 1510, was...

Royalty

Catherine II (Екатерина II Алексеевна: Yekaterína II Alekséyevna, April 21, 1729 - November 6, 1796), born Sophie Augusta Fredericka, known as Catherine the Great, reigned as empress of Russia from June 28, 1762, to her death on November 6, 1796. ... Catherine of Portugal may also refer to Catherine of Braganza Catherine of Portugal (1436–1463, Portuguese: Catarina, pron. ... Katherine of Aragon (Alcalá de Henares, 16 December 1485 – 7 January 1536), Castilian Infanta Catalina de Aragón y Castilla, also known popularly after her time as Catherine of Aragon, was the first wife and Queen Consort of Henry VIII of England. ... Catherine de Medici (April 13, 1519 – January 5, 1589) was born in Florence, Italy, as Caterina Maria Romola di Lorenzo de Medici. ... Catherine of Braganza (November 25, 1638 – November 30, 1705) (Catherine Henrietta, Portuguese: Catarina Henriqueta de Bragança), was the queen consort of King Charles II of England. ... Catherine I (In Russian: Екатерина I Алексеевна) (April 15, 1684 – May 17, 1727), the second wife of Peter the Great, reigned as Empress of Russia from 1725 until her death. ... Her Royal Highness Princess Edward, Duchess of Kent (Katharine Lucy Mary Windsor, formerly Worsley), styled HRH The Duchess of Kent, is a member of the British Royal Family the wife of HRH Prince Edward, Duke of Kent, a grandson of King George V and cousin of Queen Elizabeth II. The... The Lady Katherine Brandram (née Princess Ekaterini of Greece and Denmark) (May 4, 1913 - ) is a daughter of Constantine I of Greece (1868- 1922) and Queen consort Sophie of Prussia. ... Queen Victoria redirects here. ...

Place names

St. ... For the Biblical Mount Sinai, and a discussion of its possible locations, see Biblical Mount Sinai. ... Catherine Creek is a roughly 15-mile-long stream that flows through Chemung and Schuyler counties in New York state. ... Location of Katherine in Northern Territory (red) Katherine () is a town with a population of around 10,000 situated 320 km southeast of Darwin in the Northern Territory of Australia. ... Katerini (Greek: Κατερίνη) is a town in Northern Greece, the capital of Pieria prefecture. ... There are five St. ... Snow-covered statue of Sverdlov in Yekaterinburg Yekaterinburgs Church on the Blood built on the spot where the Tsar and his family were executed. ... Catherine the Great redirects here. ...

Literature

Anya Setons Katherine is a historical novel based largely on facts. ... Anya Seton (January 23, 1904 (although the year is often misstated to be 1906 or 1916) - November 8, 1990) was an American author of historical romances. ...

Music

  • Catherine (alternative rock band), an alternative rock band signed to TVT Records
  • Catherine (band), a metalcore band from Sacramento, California

ÿ // Catherine is a Metalcore band from Sacramento, California. ...

See also

  • Katherine (given name)
  • The list of all Wikipedia pages that begin with "Catherine"
  • The list of all Wikipedia pages that begin with "Katherine"
  • The list of all Wikipedia pages that begin with "Katharine"
  • Karen
  • Catriona
Look up Karen in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Catriona is a fictional character in the TV series Monarch of the Glen. ... Image File history File links Disambig_gray. ...

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