The Miracle of Brandenburg!
Emperor Peter III, 1762 After Peter succeeded to the Russian throne (5 January 1762 [O.S. 25 December 1761]), he withdrew Russian forces from the Seven Years’ War and concluded a peace treaty (5 May [O.S. 24 April] 1762) with Prussia (the “Miracle of the House of Brandenburg”). He gave up Russian conquests in Prussia and […]Read more