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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Bill Gates
Bill Gates (full name William Henry Gates) is an entrepreneur and founder of Microsoft, the creator of the revolutionary MS-DOS operating system. He headed the rating of the richest people…

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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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invented the tank

Mahatma Gandhi

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

Albert Einstein

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

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 first Russian Emperor (from 1721).
Peter was proclaimed king in 1682 at the age of 10, began to rule independently since 1689 [1]. From a young age showing an interest in science and foreign lifestyle, Peter was the first of the Russian Tsars to make a long journey to the countries of Western Europe (1697-1698 years). Continue reading

Leonardo da Vinci
Italian painter, sculptor, architect, engineer, technician, scientist, mathematician, anatomist, botanist, musician, philosopher of the High Renaissance era. Leonardo da Vinci was born on April 15, 1452 in the town of…


Mikhail Vasilyevich Lomonosov
SCIENTIFIC LIGHTED Upon arrival, during the year a student, who fouled a teacher and interrupted his studies in Germany without authorization, presented his dissertations in chemistry and physics to academicians.…