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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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…

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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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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 18th century by the German physicist and glass blower Fahrenheit and named after him. The scientist forever entered the history of world science as the inventor of the world’s first glass mercury thermometer. Continue reading

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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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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