Kim Jong-il
Kim Jong Il is the ex-leader of North Korea, awarded after the death of the highest military title of generalissimo, four times the hero of the country, the son of…

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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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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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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 enormous public support. A year later, she initiated the reorganization of the Senate, which increased the productivity of its work. Continue reading

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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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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Moses
Moses is worshiped by all the major modern religions of the world, and Judaism, and Christianity, and Islam. He is the greatest prophet of the Supreme Testament, the liberator of…

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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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