Boris Godunov in Historical Figures Boris Godunov is a great politician and statesman, from 1598 to 1605, the year – Tsar of All Russia. Boris Godunov was born in 1552 in the family of a nobleman Fyodor Godunov, popularly known as Fyodor Krivoy. Godunovs of their kind led from the Tatar murza named Chet, which appeared in Russia around 1300 and served at the court of Ivan Kalita. Continue reading
Sir Charles Sainser “Charley” Chaplin, KBE (English Charles Spencer “Charlie” Chaplin; April 16, 1889 – December 25, 1977) – an outstanding American and English film actor, screenwriter, composer and director, universal master of cinema, creator of one of the most famous images of the world cinema – the image of Charlie the stroller, which appeared in the short comedies, put on stream in the 1910s at the Kistoun studio. Chaplin actively used the techniques of pantomime and slapstick, although since the 1920s, much more serious social themes began to take place in his work than was the case in the early period of short films. Continue reading
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. At the age of 13, parents, as was customary at the time, married Mohandas to a girl of the same age named Kasturba.
The Gandhi family was fairly well off, so she could afford to give children a good education. Therefore, at the age of 19, Mohandas went to London to study jurisprudence. Upon graduation in 1891, he returned to India again in order to work in his specialty. In 1893, Mohandas signed a one-year contract for legal work in South Africa. Continue reading
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
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 in Physics, public figure and humanist. He lived in Germany (1879–1893, 1914–1933), Switzerland (1893–1914) and the USA (1933–1955). Honorary Doctor of about 20 leading universities in the world, a member of many Academies of Sciences, including a foreign honorary member of the USSR Academy of Sciences (1926). Continue reading