Monthly Archive: December 2017

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Leo Tolstoy – The Greatest Russian Realist of That Time

Count Lav Nikolaevich Tolstoy (Yasnaya Polyana, September 9, 1828 – Astapovo, November 20, 1910) was a Russian writer classified as the greatest Russian realist of that time. He originated from an old aristocratic family,...

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Paul Verlaine – Symbolical “Fake Poet”

Paul Verlaine (1844-1896) was yet another “fake poet” from the closest circle of symbolists. He had a turbulent family and personal life: gentleness and conflict with his wife, love and conflict with Arthur Rimbaud,...

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Anton Pavlovich Chekhov – Ordinary and Everyday Hero

Anton Pavlovich Chekhov (29 January 1860, Taganrog, Russian Empire – July 15, 1904, Badenweiler, Germany) was the narrator and the most significant Russian drama writer. He was born as the third of six children of...

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Joseph Haydn – The Seasons

Joseph Haydn (Rohrau, 31 December 1732 – Vienna, 31 May 1809) was an Austrian composer. During his life he was extremely appreciated and famous. Along with W. A. ​​Mozart and L. van Beethoven, he...

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Honoré de Balzac – The Citizen and the Writer

Balzac was born in 1799 in Turku, France. As a personality and writer, he was formed in the first half of the 19th century, marked by the strong rise of the bourgeoisie and its...

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Antonio Gaudi – A Madman or a Genius

Antonio Gaudi was a Catalan architect whose style is characterized by colors and texture, as well as exceptional expressiveness. His genius in the field of architecture has contributed to the fact that today when...

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Forgotten Historical Figures

Sometimes great people and their amazing lives are simply lost in history. On this list, we will remind you of the five historical figures that the world has forgotten and who certainly deserved their...