Biography

On a diet of cakes and curry, Queen Victoria was really quite an obese woman with a waist over 120 cm by the age of 80. However, the Queen’s youth did not end in gastronomic excesses. A young girl in the frills kept her mother - the Duchess of Kent. Victoria was under her constant supervision and received bread and milk from her mother.

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The emperor and general Peter Rumyantsev was born in January 1725, a few weeks before the death of Peter the Great, and was named the mother in honor of the emperor. Apparently, the first twenty and a few days of his life the boy remained without a name. There is even a myth that they managed to call him Alexander in honor of his father, but they quickly renamed him when Peter died.

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Gersh-Ovsey Radomyslsky, who went down in history as Grigory Zinoviev, was born into a wealthy Jewish family of a dairy farm owner. He got home education, but it was enough to work as a tutor as a child. Already from his youth he had entered the revolutionary circles, in 1901 he became a member of the RSDLP.

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"It is noteworthy that Prince Menshikov, not being born a nobleman, unable even to read or write, used, thanks to his activities, the confidence of his master that he could control a vast empire for many years in a row." B. K. Minikh “The boy was distinguished by witty antics and juggling, which was the custom of the Russian peddlers, which he lured to his customers.

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Death sentence to Stepan Razin The list with the skate, what was said in the execution to the thief apostate and traitor Stenka Razin. Imano for the list of Zemsky orders. Thief and apostate and traitor to the Don Cossack Stenka Razin! In the past in the 175th year, forgetting the fear of God and the great sovereign l. 79 tsar and grand duke Alexei Mikhailovich had a kiss on the cross and evo state mercy, he, the great sovereign, changed, and assembled, went from Don to theft on the Volga.

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Queen's Maid of Honor The position of the maid of honor favored King Francoise, who preferred the name Athenais more, first with Henriette Stewart, the wife of the younger brother of Louis XIV, and then under Queen Theresa herself, the monarch's wife. The maid of honor skillfully maneuvered between two fires: at first she was in a trusting relationship with Louise de Lavalier, who was considered at that time the official favorite of the king, and then began to mercilessly make fun of his passion in the presence of Maria Theresa.

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Taxi Driver, 1976 The film was awarded the "Golden Palm" at the Cannes Film Festival in 1976. The shooting took place in New York in the days when there was an unprecedented heat in the city, and the garbage collectors went on strike. The film attracted wide public attention after John Hinkley (a man who attempted to assassinate US President Ronald Reagan in 1981) said that he had watched it about 15 times.

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Whose boy? It’s worth starting, perhaps, with the scandal that provoked the very fact that the prince was born. Rumors that Harry was not Windsor at all appeared when it became known that a pair of Charles-Diana had broken up. The princess confessed to being sidelined - her lover was officer James Hewitt, whom she met in a polo match before marriage.

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A personal decree on the certificate of a fool in the Senate on April 6, 1722 Less than the last of the highest, lower and lower ranks, movable and immovable, are the sum of the sum of the sum of the summons, the movable and the real estate, the sum of the summons, the meaning of the science, the sense of the nature, but for riches, they give up for those daughters of their own and svoevostnitsy married, from which the goodness of the people to the state cannot be redeemed; e unto emptiness privodyat: for the sake of povelѣvaem, tak kak vyshnih nizhnih chinov lyudyam, and if anyone unto familіi nynѣ have or continue any budut about takih submit izvѣstіe unto Senat, and unto Senat svidѣtelstvovat; and according to testimony there will be those who neither fit into the service of science nor fit into the future, do not marry and marry not allow even “no memory” to be given, and the villages of the people and no one can cope with them, but tell such villages about the mandative record, and to feed the villages that are not worthy of them, and to supply them to our relatives, and if there are no relatives, then our neighbors will belong to their relatives.

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The British were unhappy with the rule of King Henry VI, moreover, he was a rather weak-willed person, and he also fell into insanity. Then Duke Richard of York found the basis to challenge the crown. He claimed that he was a descendant of the second son of King Edward III, while Heinrich himself was a descendant of only the third son of Edward.

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I often had to hear from him: “Here, you know, one teacher came ... sick, married, - you have no opportunity to help him?” So far I have already arranged it ... Or: - Listen, Gorky, - here one teacher wants to get to know you. He does not come out sick. Would you go to him - well? Or: “Here are the teachers asking to send books ... Sometimes I found this“ teacher ”in him: usually the teacher, red from the consciousness of his awkwardness, sat on the edge of the chair and, using the sweat of his brow, picked up words, trying to speak smoother and“ more educated ”, or the swagger of a painfully shy person, all focused on the desire not to seem silly in the eyes of the writer and showered Anton Pavlovich with a barrage of questions that had hardly occurred to him before that moment.

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Marianna was born in 1588 in the ancestral castle of her father, Sandomierz governor Jerzy Mnishek. She was expected by the ordinary life of the Polish panna with wealth and entertainment, feasts, hunting and family troubles. But in 1604, a stranger unexpectedly appeared on the estate of Mnishek, claiming that he had miraculously escaped the son of Russian Tsar John - Tsarevich Dmitry.

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Across the border, a 24-year-old sergeant of the US Army in 1965 served in the demilitarized zone on the South Korean side. Army everyday he, to put it mildly, did not like. Jenkins did not want to endanger his life, did not like going to the patrol, he was afraid that he would be sent to fight in Vietnam. All these fears and experiences led the sergeant to the idea of ​​desertion.

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Path to cosmonautics During the time of the first flights into space, astronauts needed more physical data: excellent health and courage. Georgy Grechko came to the space program when knowledge was also demanded. An engineer by training, he first created the spacecraft in the Sergei Korolev Design Bureau.

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Igumena Daniel in the Orthodox culture is also often called Daniel Pilgrim. And it is quite natural: it was thanks to his trip to the holy places that the monk entered the national history. Little is known about the life of Daniel both before and after the pilgrimage. It is believed that he was the abbot of Chernigov, and as a monk he took the haircut at the Kiev-Pechersk monastery.

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Kill the boar The future Roman emperor Diocletian was born about 245 years and was named Diocles. He was the grandson of a slave, but rather quickly managed to make a military career for himself. In addition, hiking from one end of the Roman Empire to the other allowed the future ruler to get to know the country better. He was promoted to commander of the army under Emperor Kare.

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“It was simple on vodka, it was called“ Moskovskaya ”, there was such a white-green sticker: it is impossible to imagine anything more abstract, in my opinion. And when you look at this green with white, at these black letters - especially in the state of nourishing - you are very strong, half green, and then white, right?

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Before making the arrest of Casanova, the authorities of the Venetian Republic had been following him for several years in order to know the most secret and intimate details of his life. He was in bad shape. The thirty-year-old son of the actors, whose profession was considered despicable, a priest who refused to be a dignitary, a kabbalist, a crook, a player, a libertine ... One of the denunciations to Kazanova said: what he does not believe in religion, and can easily enter into the confidence of people and deceive them ... Communicating with the above-mentioned Casanova, you acknowledge that he combines disbelief, deception, lust and lust to the extent that it inspires terror.

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“Honesty dies when sold” “We cannot tear a single page out of our lives, although we can easily throw the whole book into the fire” “Everyone has a need to be loved, it raises him in his own eyes; but people need to be loved in different ways: one - with endless condescension, the other - with unrelenting severity.

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Year of publication: 1972 Country: Mauritius Robert Surkuf began his career with a slave trade. At the age of 15, he entered the cabin ship into the ship carrying living goods, and after a couple of years, with the help of rich relatives, he bought his own small ship that brought slaves from the Indian Ocean. In 1794, the Convention of Revolutionary France banned the slave trade in its colonies.

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