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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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…

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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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William Shakespeare

Shakespeare (Shakespeare) William (23.4. 1564, Stratford-on-Avon, – 23.4.1616, ibid.), English playwright and poet. Rod in the family of an artisan and merchant John S. He studied at a grammar school, where he learned Latin and the basics of the ancient Greek language. Since the late 1580s. – an actor (left the scene around 1603) and playwright in London. Since 1594 shareholder of the theater troupe “Lord Servant of the Chamberlain” (since 1603 – the troupe of the king). Around 1612 returned to Stratford. 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 first Russian Emperor (from 1721).
Peter was proclaimed king in 1682 at the age of 10, began to rule independently since 1689 [1]. From a young age showing an interest in science and foreign lifestyle, Peter was the first of the Russian Tsars to make a long journey to the countries of Western Europe (1697-1698 years). Continue reading

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 Vinci, near Florence. His father, Señor, Messer Piero da Vinci, was a rich notary, as were the four previous generations of his ancestors. When Leonardo was born, he was about 25 years old. Piero da Vinci died at 77 years old (in 1504), during his life he had four wives and was the father of ten sons and two daughters (the last child was born when he was 75 years old). Continue reading

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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William Shakespeare
William Shakespeare is a man whom we repeat every day, quoting and not even suspecting that it was he who invented this phrase or expression. It is amazing, remember how…

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