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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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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Dmitriy Mendeleev
SCIENTIFIC ACTIVITY In 1855, Mendeleev graduated with honors and began teaching first at the gymnasium of Simferopol, then at Odessa (he was sent to the south for health amendment at…

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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

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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Alexander Vasilievich Suvorov
The outstanding commander did not know a single defeat. Going all the way from a simple soldier to the top of the hierarchy of the Russian army, this talented man…

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