Sergei Shoigu
Sergei Shoigu was born in Tuvinsk Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic, city of Chadan, May 21, 1955. His father, Shoigu Kuzhuget Sereevich, at that time worked as the editor of the…

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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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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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Creating it

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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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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