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League of the Three Petticoats


The mid-18th-century “League of the Three Petticoats” consisted of Austria’s queen Maria Theresa, influential Frenchwoman Madame Pompadour, and Empress Elizabeth of Russia. Their struggle against King Frederick of Prussia, over land in Europe, was part of the Seven Years’ War.

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3 thoughts on “League of the Three Petticoats

  1. Zach on said:

    I think you mean the mid 18th century not the 19th. the Seven years war took place between 1754-1763.

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  2. William on said:

    And the Russian empress was Elizabeth(1709~1762), not Catherine the great (1729~1796).

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