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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Sergei Shoigu
Sergei Shoigu was born in Tuvinsk Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic, city of Chadan, May 21, 1955. His father, Shoigu Kuzhuget Sereevich, at that time worked as the editor of the…

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Fidel Castro
The leader of the Cuban revolution, Comandante, the permanent leader of Cuba for more than fifty years - all this is about him the great and terrible Fidel Castro. About…

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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

Albert Einstein
Albert Einstein, March 14, 1879, Ulm, Württemberg, Germany - April 18, 1955, Princeton, New Jersey, USA) - theoretical physicist, one of the founders of modern theoretical physics, 1921 Nobel Prize…

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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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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…

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Gabriel Fahrenheit
The temperature scale of Celsius has long been recognized worldwide. However, even today in the USA and England they often use the temperature scale created at the beginning of the…

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