Dmitriy Mendeleev
SCIENTIFIC ACTIVITY In 1855, Mendeleev graduated with honors and began teaching first at the gymnasium of Simferopol, then at Odessa (he was sent to the south for health amendment at…

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Theresa May
Theresa May is a famous British politician. From 2010 to 2012, she headed the ministerial portfolio for women's affairs (for equality) in the government of David Cameron, and later served…

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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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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

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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Dmitriy Peskov
The current press secretary of the head of Russia, Dmitry Sergeyevich Peskov, was born in the capital. In 1989, he graduated from the country’s leading center for Oriental Studies, the…

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Alexander Vasilievich Suvorov
The outstanding commander did not know a single defeat. Going all the way from a simple soldier to the top of the hierarchy of the Russian army, this talented man…

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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.…

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