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Paustovsky Konstantin Georgiyevich

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Konstantin Paustovsky was born on May 31, 1892 in Moscow. The writer's grandfather Maxim Grigoryevich Paustovsky bylsoldaty, and the grandmother Gonorata before adoption of Christianity bore a name of Fatm, and was a Turkish woman. On Konstantin Paustovsky's memoirs his grandfather was the mild blue-eyed old man liking to have a cracked tenor ancient thoughts and the Cossack songs, and telling a lot of improbable, and sometimes and touching stories "from the most occurred life". The writer's father Georgy Paustovsky was a railway statistician for whom among relatives the glory of the thoughtless person was established...

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Gorbatov Boris Leontyevich

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Gorbatov Boris Leontyevich [2(15).7.1908, the mine Pervomaryevsky (nowadays Pervomaisk) Donetsk region - 20.1.1954, Moscow] - the prose writer, the publicist, the playwright. Was born in the employee's family. Spent the childhood and youth in Donbass. The first story "Full and Hungry" published in May, 1922 in the Vsesoyuznaya Kochegarka newspaper. Since 1924 worked in the Union of proletarian writers of Donbass "Face", in 1925 - the delegate of the 1st All-Union congress of proletarian writers, it is chosen in board of VAPP. The novel about Komsomol members of Donbass "Cell" (1928) made success; Gorbatov moves to Moscow. The novel "Our City" (1930) was criticized since in it there was a speech about "the Shakhty business".

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Princess Olga Romanovna

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The first annalistic mention of Kobrin is connected with the princess Olga Romanovna. The course of life of the spouse of the vladimiro-Volynsk prince Vladimir Vasilkovich long remained in the shadow. Meanwhile Olga Romanovna was an educated, uncommon woman, not only the worthy wife, but also the ally of the crowned spouse. On the fatherly line she is a granddaughter of the prince Michael of Chernigov who in 1246 accepted martyrdom, having refused to bow to pagan idols in a rate of Batyya, and was canonized.

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Mickiewicz Alexander Nikolaevich

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Mickiewicz Alexander Nikolaevich (the brother of the Polish poet Mickiewicz), was born in 1804; got an education at Vilensky university from which graduated with the candidate's degree in 1823; in a period of 1823 - 1824, with the purpose to examine practical office-work and Russian, he was engaged in office of the general manager in forest part Volynsk lips.; in 1824 went to St. Petersburg, and then to Moscow, for acquaintance with teaching sciences at universities; after representation...

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Andrey Tadeush Bonaventura Kosciusko

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Andrey Tadeush Bonaventura Kosciusko was born on February 4, 1746 in the farmstead house a folvarka Merechevshchina of "Kosowski's county". According to belarusky historians, the newborn child was christened in uniatsky church in the beginning (at the request of mother) and named Andrey in honor of the apostle Andrew the First-Called. According to the Polish scientists, and also the Swiss researcher Karl Falkenstein, Kosciusko called in honor of Saint Andrey Karsini whose day of celebration drops out for February 4. Two others of Kosciusko of a distance at the father's insistance in honor of Saint Tadeush and the Saint...