Joseph Stalin
Joseph Stalin (present: Dzhugashvili) - active revolutionary, leader of the Soviet state from 1920 to 1953, Marshal and Generalissimo of the USSR. The period of his rule, called “the era…

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Leonardo da Vinci
Italian painter, sculptor, architect, engineer, technician, scientist, mathematician, anatomist, botanist, musician, philosopher of the High Renaissance era. Leonardo da Vinci was born on April 15, 1452 in the town of…

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Petr Stolypin
Peter Stolypin - Prime Minister and Interior Minister of the Russian Empire, presented by some researchers as a tyrant and a “fake hero”, others as a bold reformer who made…

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Theresa May

Theresa May is a famous British politician. From 2010 to 2012, she headed the ministerial portfolio for women’s affairs (for equality) in the government of David Cameron, and later served as Minister of the Interior (2010-2016). In the summer of 2016, she headed the UK government, replacing Cameron as prime minister. During her tenure as prime minister, the population of Great Britain voted to leave the European Union, which led to a wide public debate. Continue reading

Mihail Gorbachev

Mikhail Sergeyevich Gorbachev – the former General Secretary of the Central Committee of the CPSU, the first and only president of the Soviet Union. In the photo: Mikhail Sergeyevich Gorbachev. The activities of the Soviet leader influenced the course of world history, in particular, led to the withdrawal of Soviet troops from Afghanistan and the Warsaw Pact countries, ensured the signing of an agreement with the United States on reducing the number of medium-range missiles, and contributed to the reunification of Germany. Continue reading

Peter the First
Peter I Velikiy (Petr Alekseevich; May 30 (June 9), 1672 - January 28 (February 8), 1725) was the Tsar of All Russia from the Romanov dynasty (from 1682) and the…

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Mahatma Gandhi
Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi was born on October 2, 1869 in the coastal city of Porbandar in a Vaishnava family that belonged to the Vaishya caste. The family had four children.…

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Alexandr Suvorov
Alexander Vasilyevich Suvorov - the most prominent military leader in national history and one of the most famous commanders in the world, an unsurpassed military theorist, a wise mentor, the…

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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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