What were the last days of Alexander Suvorov?


What were the last days of Alexander Suvorov?May 18 (New Style) 1800 at 15 o'clock in St. Petersburg did not become the great Russian Generalissimo Alexander Suvorov. And while many know that in recent times the great commander was sick for most of contemporaries, this ...
 

Why Olga Bergholz called Madonna siege of Leningrad?


Why Olga Bergholz called Madonna siege of Leningrad?May 16, 1910 in St. Petersburg in the family Russianised German physician Friedrich (Fedor) Bergholz daughter, whom they called a beautiful Russian name - Olga. The parents wanted their daughter walked in the footsteps of his father - learned at the doctor. But the revolutionary ...
 

What is the Scottish clans? Dedicated to the beloved family of my husband.


What is the Scottish clans? Dedicated to the beloved family of my husband.Genealogy I, in general, not interested, but once in my life had to face - and frankly, the results exceeded all expectations! It all started when my mom became a fish out my husband about the money. The notion that every American ...
 

As Thomas Johnstone Lipton engaged in trade in tea?


As Thomas Johnstone Lipton engaged in trade in tea?May 10, 1850 in the Scottish city of Glasgow in the family grocer Lipton son, who was named Tom. With him an elderly couple Lipton high hopes. The fact that two children died, not having lived up to the year, and the older son and daughter, so ...
 

Who is Pierre de Coubertin?


Who is Pierre de Coubertin?This man at least once in four years, but mention. I'm sure you know it, just never plunged into a biography of sports celebrities. If you want to say the word "no", then I'll stop it, because the name of Pierre de Coubertin you ...
 

What do you know about the tragic fate of Frunze Mkrtchyan?


What do you know about the tragic fate of Frunze Mkrtchyan?As a rule, seeing who performs the role of on-screen or in a theatrical production, we often identify it with the way played, but it is not always the case. Georgy Vitsin, often performed the role of heavy drinkers people in ...
 

Kerensky fled there from the Winter Palace in women's clothing?


Kerensky fled there from the Winter Palace in women's clothing?May 4 (22 April, Old Style) 1881 in well-known Simbirsk entire pedagogical color of this Volga River city gathered to congratulate Fedor Kerensky, the director of the gymnasium, where he studied the then unknown Vladimir Ulyanov. The occasion was ...
 

What we do not know about the Princess Olga?


What we do not know about the Princess Olga?What we know about the Princess Olga? To answer this question fairly open any encyclopedic dictionary, which will read: "Olga - (Christian name - Elena) (about 890-969, Kiev), Grand Duchess of Kiev, the wife of Igor. After the murder of her husband ...
 

How many children are reared by the chief educator Benjamin Spock?


How many children are reared by the chief educator Benjamin Spock?May 2, 1903 in a family lawyer rail campaign from New Haven, Conn., was born the firstborn. He was christened Benjamin, not even suspecting that the boy will be one of those whose works would later be compared almost to the Bible. B. ..
 

What we know about Prince Dmitry Pozharsky?


What we know about Prince Dmitry Pozharsky?April 30, 2007 marks 365 years since the death of Prince Dmitry Pozharsky. Monument to Minin and Pozharsky installed in front of St. Basil's Cathedral on Red Square in Moscow, has become a calling card of the capital. Recently ...
 

"Soul full of flight" - of whom wrote that Pushkin?


"Soul full of flight" - of whom wrote that Pushkin?Avdotya Istomin was born on Christmas Cochelnik. The first day of the Christmas holidays - a holiday, which in pagan times symbolized the renewal of nature in Russia and is always accompanied by games, songs and dances, masks, greetings cards, fortune telling and ...
 

Who called Stirlitz in a skirt?


Who called Stirlitz in a skirt?April 28 marks 100 years since the birth of the Soviet writer Zoya Ivanovna Resurrection (Rybkina), which after-screen series "Seventeen Moments of Spring" friends dubbed "Stirlitz in a skirt". And the very fact that Zoya I. ...
 

Who was Charles Francis Richter?


Who was Charles Francis Richter?April 26, 1966 in 5 hours 23 minutes in the morning local time in Tashkent, a devastating earthquake. The seismic effect on the Earth's surface at the epicenter of over 8 points (on a 12-point scale of seismic intensity). It is in ...
 

Why are so paleontologist Ephraim drawn to fiction?


Why are so paleontologist Ephraim drawn to fiction?April 22 marks 100 years since the birth of Ivan Antonovich Efremov, a scientist who gave us such great books like "Andromeda", "Razor's Edge," "The Bull's Hour" and many other works, which allowed to look into the distant ...
 

What famous Napoleon III?


What famous Napoleon III?April 20, 1808 was born the famous nephew of Napoleon I, Napoleon III. His life is full of crazy adventures, romance and political dreams that could not come true until the end. But he is - a worthy follower of his uncle ... Ideas ...