Famous Women

Ekaterina Semenova

Semenova Ekaterina Semenovna - a famous actress (1786 - 1849), daughter of land girls Putyata landowner and teacher cadet Zhdanov, put it in theater school.She was extremely beautiful;features her hit classical correctness, profile, according to a contemporary, reminiscent of ancient cameos.He...

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Francoise Sagan : "I had a life of a stuntman "

Accustomed to overspend, Sagan has repeatedly confessed, "I love money, which has always been a good servant to me and a bad master."However, it has never been styazhatelnitsey: generously distributed money to charities, and his neighbors who are in need of fellow writers.When money is "sudden...

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Olga Chekhov - a woman with a mysterious destiny

Olga Chekhov, niece of the wife of the great Russian writer Olga Knipper-Chekhov, too, becomes a famous actress, but in Germany.Both actresses shone around the same time, the two enjoyed the attention of dictators.One received the honorary insignia of Stalin, gave the second title of the state...

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Maria Savina

"You are very attractive and very intelligent - which is not always the same, - and to speak with you - orally or in writing - very nice" - confessed to Turgenev in one of his letters to M.G.Savinoy.The combination of intelligence, talent and beauty captivated many.However, no less attracted t...

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Olga Spesivtseva

Spesivtseva Olga was born on July 5, 1895 in Rostov-on-Don.Her father was an actor in the theater.When Olga was six years old, he died of tuberculosis, leaving destitute big family, in which, besides Olga, had four children.Three of them the mother was forced to give to the children's shelter ...

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Sarah Bernhardt

Cara Bernard won the widest recognition and worldwide fame as a great stage actress.Her performance on the stage was brilliant, viewers are deified, critics have written about her rave reviews and poets dedicated poems to her. Sarah was the daughter of the beautiful unmarried courtesan.His mo...

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Zinaida Serebryakova

Zinaida Lancer was born in 1884 in the family, in which it is difficult not to become an artist.Her grandfather and great-grandfather were architects, father, EA Lancer - sculptor, studied painting and mother Ekaterina Nikolaevna - the sister of the well-known critic and artist Alexander Benoi...

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Evdokia Rostopchina

«... female soul should shine in the shadows." Moscow near the Chistye Prudy still preserved remains of the manor, where there were a girl, which was destined to become the great Russian poet.Born Evdokia Sushkova - this was her maiden name - in 1811.For ten or twelve years already I wrote...

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Alexander Alyabiev

Moscow Fair brides famous throughout Russia.It scored its winning many beauty.For the first time he shone Natalie Goncharova, and at the same time it began to "take out into the light" of her contemporaries - Alexandra alyab'evoy. Many compared it to Goncharova.But the difference in their app...

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Elizabeth Sandunova

Lizanka Sandunova when she was not yet the eighteenth year, drew the spotlight because of the desire to belong only to the elect, Silas Nikolayevich Sandunova, court actor troupe, the proud descendants of the ancient Georgian princely family Zandukeli. For this young actress, favorite of Cath...

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