Margaret Thatcher
Margaret Thatcher made history as the first woman to become Prime Minister in Europe. At the same time, she was in this position longer than all other politicians in the…

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WAY TO SCIENCE
In 1900, a capable but problematic student who allowed himself to argue with professors, graduated with excellent results. He was not offered to continue his scientific work at alma mater…

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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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Clement Timiryazev

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 the request of the university to the Ministry of Education). A year later, at the University of the City on the Neva, he defended his master’s thesis, in 1857 presented another qualifying work and began lecturing students in chemistry as an assistant professor. Continue reading

Nikita Khrushchev
Nikita Sergeevich Khrushchev is one of the most impulsive and controversial Soviet political leaders. He expanded the boundaries of freedom and earned a reputation as a fighter for democratization, condemning…

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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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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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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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