John Kennedy
John Fittedgered Kennedy (John Kennedy), in his homeland usually referred to as the initial letters of the name and surname JFK, is an American politician, President of the United States…

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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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The greatest people of all time.
What does it mean to be famous? Here, for example, Chesley Sullenberger got into the second position of the Top 100 most influential people in 2009 for just a successful…

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Denis Papen

Denis Papen is a famous French scientist, physicist, mechanic, talented inventor, who was well ahead of his time and made an important contribution to the development of technical progress. His birthplace was a small French town near Blois. The date of his birth is called 08.22.1647, the truth in reality is the date of his baptism. Denis was the eldest son in the family of Madeleine Pino and Denis Papen, the Royal Counsel. Mother dreamed of medical education for the eldest son, as was customary in her family. Continue reading

Boris Godunov

Boris Godunov in Historical Figures Boris Godunov is a great politician and statesman, from 1598 to 1605, the year – Tsar of All Russia. Boris Godunov was born in 1552 in the family of a nobleman Fyodor Godunov, popularly known as Fyodor Krivoy. Godunovs of their kind led from the Tatar murza named Chet, which appeared in Russia around 1300 and served at the court of Ivan Kalita. Continue reading

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. At the age of 13, parents, as was customary at the time, married Mohandas to a girl of the same age named Kasturba.

The Gandhi family was fairly well off, so she could afford to give children a good education. Therefore, at the age of 19, Mohandas went to London to study jurisprudence. Upon graduation in 1891, he returned to India again in order to work in his specialty. In 1893, Mohandas signed a one-year contract for legal work in South Africa. Continue reading

Elizabeth II
Elizabeth II - one of the most influential women in the world, the head of the Windsor dynasty, who has been Queen of Great Britain and Northern Ireland for more…

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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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Georgiy Zhukov
Georgy Konstantinovich Zhukov - Soviet commander, who headed the defeat of the invincible Wehrmacht by the Red Army in 1945. He had to learn not only world-wide fame and tremendous…

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An outstanding mining engineer, the brilliant metallurgical scientist P.P. Anosov. Born one of the founders of the new science - metallography 29.06.1796, in Tver. In addition to Paul, three more…

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