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,…

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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.…

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Aleksandr Lukashenko
Alexander Lukashenko is a Belarusian politician. Since 1994, the current president of Belarus. During the perestroika, Alexander Lukashenko was elected people's deputy of the Supreme Council of Belarus. Later, the…

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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

Alexey Anatolyevich Navalny
Alexey Anatolyevich Navalny is a lawyer, a popular opposition blogger and a public figure, the founder of the Anti-Corruption Foundation, the chairman of the Progress Party. In the past, he…

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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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