Catherine II The Great
Starting in 1762 her reign, Catherine II tried to arrange the state in accordance with the ideals of the Enlightenment. It embodied important and significant reforms for the empire, gaining…

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Charlie Chaplin
Sir Charles Sainser "Charley" Chaplin, KBE (English Charles Spencer "Charlie" Chaplin; April 16, 1889 - December 25, 1977) - an outstanding American and English film actor, screenwriter, composer and director,…

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Famous politicians and historical figures
Speaking about the world of cinema and about famous actors, the image of Charlie Chaplin always pops up. The image of the wanderer intellectual invented by him was liked by…

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Mikhail Vasilyevich Lomonosov

SCIENTIFIC LIGHTED
Upon arrival, during the year a student, who fouled a teacher and interrupted his studies in Germany without authorization, presented his dissertations in chemistry and physics to academicians. In 1742 he managed to earn an associate position in the Physical Class, began research, experiments, astronomical observations, reading public lectures in his native language. Continue reading

Albert Einstein

Albert Einstein, March 14, 1879, Ulm, Württemberg, Germany – April 18, 1955, Princeton, New Jersey, USA) – theoretical physicist, one of the founders of modern theoretical physics, 1921 Nobel Prize in Physics, public figure and humanist. He lived in Germany (1879–1893, 1914–1933), Switzerland (1893–1914) and the USA (1933–1955). Honorary Doctor of about 20 leading universities in the world, a member of many Academies of Sciences, including a foreign honorary member of the USSR Academy of Sciences (1926). Continue reading

Thomas Edison
The name of the famous American inventor, a talented 19th century entrepreneur, the founder of several large electrical companies Thomas Edison is inextricably linked to a number of great inventions…

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Kim Jong-il
Kim Jong Il is the ex-leader of North Korea, awarded after the death of the highest military title of generalissimo, four times the hero of the country, the son of…

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