Paul I
I. biographical name 1754-1801 emperor of Russia (1796-1801) II. biographical name 1901-1964 king of Greece (1947-64)

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  • Paul I —     Pope Paul I     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Pope Paul I     (757 67)     Date of birth unknown; died at Rome, 28 June, 767. He was a brother of Stephen II. They had been educated for the priesthood at the Lateran palace. Stephen entrusted his… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • PAUL I° — (1754–1801), emperor of Russia, son of Catherine II and Peter III; ascended the throne in 1796. His decrees concerning the Jews testify that he acted tolerantly toward them. The dispute between Christians and Jews in kaunas (Kovno) which… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Paul I — was the name of a number of rulers:*Paul I of Constantinople *Paul of Greece *Paul I of Russia *Pope Paul I *Paul I of Antioch, patriarch of Antioch …   Wikipedia

  • Paul I. — Paul I. ist der Name folgender Personen: Paul I. (Papst) († 767), Papst Paul I. Fürst Esterházy (1635–1713), österreichisch ungarischer kaiserlicher Feldmarschall Paul I. (Russland) (1754–1801), Zar von Russland und Herzog von Schleswig Holstein… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Paul I. — Paul I., russ. Pawel Petrowitsch, Kaiser von Rußland (1796 1801), geb. 1. Dez. 1754, Sohn Peters III. und Katharinas II., folgte dieser 17. Nov. 1796, trat 1798 der Koalition der Mächte gegen Frankreich bei, verband sich aber 1800 mit letzterm;… …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Paul I. — Paul I., Petrowitsch, Sohn Kaisers Peter III. u. Katharinas II., geb. 1. Oct. 1754, von seiner Mutter nie geliebt u. argwöhnisch von allen Geschäften zurückgehalten, bestieg den Thron 17. Nov. 1796, ein Herrscher von edeln Anlagen, aber von… …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • Paul I — 1. died A.D. 767, pope 757 767. 2. Russian, Pavel Petrovich, 1754 1801, emperor of Russia 1796 1801 (son of Peter III). 3. 1901 64, king of Greece 1947 64. * * * …   Universalium

  • PAUL I —    Czar of Russia, son of the Empress Catharine II., and her successor in 1796; was a despotic and arbitrary ruler; fought with the allies against France, but entered into an alliance with Napoleon in 1799; was murdered by certain of his nobles… …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Paul I — (1754 1801)    Czar of Russia, son of Peter III and Catherine II. Ascended the throne, 1796.    Index: Bk Withdraws from British alliance, 23; murder of, 30 …   The makers of Canada

  • Paul I — /pɔl/ (say pawl) noun 1754–1801, tsar of Russia 1796–1801, noted for his great cruelty and brutality …   Australian English dictionary

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