Famous Women

Sofia Kovalevskaya

Sofia Kovalevskaya (née Corwin-Krukovskaya) did not believe in astrology.Her passion was mathematics since childhood, and later no less a passion she began to experience literature.She knew FMDostoevsky, who made the proposal, however, does not she, and her older sister Anna.Anna has rejected ...

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Marie Tussaud

into any other cultural institution spectacular London not rush visiting tourists with a frenzy, in Madame Tussauds.Queues, standing at his door in any, even the rainy weather, onlookers admire the enthusiasm of visitors and vividly reminded of the lines in which to discharge the same years, o...

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Lilya Brik - the muse of the poet

Lilya Brik, the muse and lover of the poet Vladimir Mayakovsky, was the great happiness in his life, and the greatest tragedy in his life.She became his "lady of the heart" and "queen", was able to so much influence on his work, which is still considering by what Lily looked up to the top of t...

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Estee Lauder

Born future queen of cosmetics in New York in a large family of Hungarian immigrants Max and Rose Mentzer.In what it was, no one knows - whether in 1908, or in 1910, Lauder these details are not specified.She was the youngest in the family, the seventh after five brothers and sisters.His name ...

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Kirillovna Alexander Vorontsov - Dashkov

February 1841 ... Mardi Gras.What a darling balls on Oil in St. Petersburg!Count Ivan Illarionovich Vorontsov-Dashkov gives the ball a great special: like a diamond shining in the middle of his beautiful wife, the first "socialite" capital ... Here and memories of those who visited the Ball:...

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Astrid Lindgren

«Andersen of the day", "witch from Sweden" - so called Astrid Lindgren in her home country and abroad.Like the Danish writer, fabulous works Lindgren close to folk art, which is palpable in connection with the fantasy life of truth.A fabulous, magic born in the books Lindgren from the game, fr...

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Ella Fitzgerald

Ella Fitzgerald recorded for his creative life, which lasted more than five decades, 250 music albums and has won 13 awards "Grammy" - the highest awards of the music world of America. Based on the Negro origins of native art, Ella Fitzgerald gave a uniquely original style of jazz singing, wh...

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Sea robber - Anne Bonny and Mary Read

Anne Bonny was born in 1690 in a small Irish town of Cork.She was the illegitimate daughter of a successful lawyer enough.When she was five, her father William Kormek with Anna went to America and settled in the British colonies in South Carolina, becoming a planter.Tam and Anna's childhood. ...

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Yulia Yulia Zhadovskaya

July 1, 1824 in a family of large official Yaroslavl province Valerian Yulia Zhadovskaya daughter.When he saw the girl for the first time, her mother immediately lost consciousness, and the midwife, birth attendant, long and furiously baptized.The spectacle was clearly not for the faint-hearte...

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Harriet Beecher Stowe

In 1847, America was preparing the book "Life of outstanding women."At Harriet Beecher Stowe asked for this book biography and portrait.She was thirty-six years old, she was at that time published a textbook on the geography and the collection of short stories.The person has not lost tendernes...

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