‘Tis Potemkin himself!’ On the 280th Anniversary of the Birth of Prince Grigory Potemkin of Taurida

The year 2019 saw the 280th anniversary of the birth of one of the most significant statemen in 18th-century Russian history – the Serene Prince Grigory Alexandrovich Potemkin of Taurida. To mark this occasion, the State Hermitage has prepared a large-scale exhibition to be held in the state rooms of the Winter Palace.