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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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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Alexey Anatolyevich Navalny
Alexey Anatolyevich Navalny is a lawyer, a popular opposition blogger and a public figure, the founder of the Anti-Corruption Foundation, the chairman of the Progress Party. In the past, he…

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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

Charlie Chaplin

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

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, 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

Emomali Rahmon
Emomali Sharipovich Rakhmon (real surname Rakhmonov) is a Tajik politician, since 1994 he has been the permanent president of the Republic of Tajikistan. BEGINNING CAREER EMOMALI RAHMON Since 1976, Emomali…

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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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Boris Godunov
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…

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Boris Godunov
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…

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