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Marc Chagall docs.google.com Marc Chagall Biography Marc Chagall was born in Lionzna which is near Vitebsk in the Russian Empire. His claim to fame was that he was a famous artist. Mark Chagall’s wife Bella Rosenfeld was born in 1915 and died 1944. Mark Chagall was born in 1887 and d...
Catherine II docs.google.com Catherine The Great Catherine the Great was born on May 2, 1729. At age 16 she married Peter, an insufficient king. She loved art and politics among other things. She built hospitals and schools for the education of everyone. Lots of people moved to Russia b...
Piotr Tchaikovsky docs.google.com iPiotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky By Claire and Liam Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky was a musician born in Votkinsk, Russia on May 7,1840. At a young age, he was a good musician but his parents didn't find that an "acceptable" profession. So they made him study law instead. But he still studied music in ...
Anna Pavlova docs.google.com Anna Pavlova By : Deon and Maeve Anna Pavlova was born in 1881 and died in 1931. Her birthplace was in St.Petersburg, Russia. She was the most famous ballerina in her generation. She was small, delicate and graceful. She was known for the dying swan, her solo that she performed. She gradu...
Yul Brynner docs.google.com Yul Brynner By Helen & Caroline Yul Brynner was well known for his bald head and acting. He was born in a normal 4 story building in a normal town. He lived at 15 Aleutskaya Street in Vladivostok, Russia. We found it funny that he told people he was born on an exotic island. His mom studie...
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Maria Sharapova docs.google.com Maria Sharapova/Мария Шарапова The Russian Tennis Player By Nahum, Keller and Alex Maria Sharapova is known for playing tennis. She has beaten defending Wimbledon champion Serena Williams. She also has won four Grand Slam titles. This means she has won all the major tournaments in a year. The ma...
Modest Mussorgsky docs.google.com Modest Mussorgsky Modest Mussorgsky was a famous composer. He worked mostly on operas and making songs. His Boris Godunov is often considered the greatest Russian opera. He liked writing all kinds of songs from lyrical romances to realistic songs. He had a gift in creating a vocal line for ...
Sergey Brin docs.google.com Sergey Brin by Lolie and Vera Sergey Brin was born on August 21, 1973 in Moscow, Russia. Both his parents, Michael Brin and Eugeina Brin are Jewish. His dad is a math teacher at the University of Maryland and his mom is a researcher at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center. She has Parkinson’...
Czar Nicholas II docs.google.com Nicholas the Second written by Connor, Gabriel, and Jacob Nicholas the second was the last czar in Russia before democracy came to Russia. His reign was from the first of November, 1894 through March 15, 1917. He was born on May 18, 1868 in Saint Petersburg, Russia. When he was the czar, industry...
Leon Trotsky docs.google.com Leon Trotsky Leon Trotsky was born on November 7, 1879 in Yanovka Ukraine, in a small farm house in a small town 15 miles away from the nearest post office . He was the 5th of 8 children. His parents were David Bronshtein and Anna Bronshtein. When Leon was 9 he was sent to a boarding in Germa...
Sergey Solovyov docs.google.com Sergey Solovyov Sergey Solovyov was born in Moscow, Russia. His claim to fame was a famous historian. He was one of the greatest historians in Russia. A historian is important because people need to know what happened in the past. His sons grew up to be a philosopher and the other one was ...
Lev Vygotsky docs.google.com Lev Vygotsky Lev was a famous developmental psychologist. He was born in Orsha, Russian Empire on October 17, 1896. He died on June 11, 1934. In 1913, Lev was admitted to the Moscow State University through a “Jewish Lottery” to meet a three percent Jewish student quota for entry in Moscow ...
Dasha of Sevastopol docs.google.com Dasha from Sevastopol By Owen, Amber and nd Eli, Dasha from Sevastopol's Russian name was Darya Lavrentyevna Mikhailova (Дарья Лаврентьевна Михайлова). Dasha was born in November 1836 in a village near Klyuchischi. Her father was killed in the Battle of Sinope when Dasha was 17. She was a 1...
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Maria Sharapova - Presentation docs.google.com Maria Sharapova The Russian Tennis Star
Mikhail Gorbachev docs.google.com Mikhail Sergeyevich Gorbachev (Михаи́л Серге́евич орбачёв) By Aidan and Jacob Mikhail Sergeyevich Gorbachev was a leader in the Soviet Union from 1985 to 1991. Gorbachev was born March 2nd, 1931, in a village called Privolnoye near Stavropol in Russia. Privolnoye is 1060 kilometers away from Mo...
Igor Stravinsky docs.google.com Igor Stravinsky By Alex Vest and Julian Ray Igor Stravinsky was born in 1882, June 17 St. Petersburg Russia. Igor's dad was a famous opera singer so Igor got to hang out in the opera house a lot. Igor once saw Tchaikovsky. Later at age 9 he started to take piano lessons. After that Igor got int...
Yekaterina Budanova docs.google.com Yekaterina Budanova by Grace and Bella Yekaterina Budanova was born in Konoplank, Smolensk, Oblast in the Russian Empire. She was a pilot for the Soviet Air Force. Her nickname was Katya. When Yekaterina started middle school her father passed away. At the age of thirteen Yekaterina’s mother s...
Olga Korbut docs.google.com Olga Korbut Olga Korbut became an instant celebrity because of her performance in the 1972 Olympics. She won 3 gold medals and one silver medal in the 1972 Olympics when she was 17. Olga was born on May 16,1955 in Grondo, Belarus. At the age of 11 she entered a special sports school run by her ...
Mikhail Chumakov docs.google.com Mikhail Chumakov Mikhail Chumakov was a microbiologist and virologist. He studied a disease called tick-borne encephalitis and isolated the virus. He was accidentally infected with the virus and suffered a permanent loss of hearing and a paralysis of the right arm....
Yuri Gagarin docs.google.com YURI ALEKSEYEVICH GAGARIN Yuri Gagarin was the first man ever to travel into space. He circled the Earth on April 12, 1961. The trip lasted one hour and forty minutes. At the speed of 17,000 mph Yuri was about 203 miles above earth. He was born on March 9, 1934 in Klushino,Russia and unfortun...
Anna Akhmatova docs.google.com Biography Of Anna By Emma, Morgan and Theo Anna Akhmatova was born on June 23, 1889 and died on 1966. Anna was known for her skill with language and her emotional and artistic honesty. She began writing poetry at the age of 11. She joined a group of poets at the age of 22....
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Peter The Great docs.google.com Peter the Great Пётр Алексевéeвич By Julia and Cole Peter the Great was the first Emperor and last King of Russia. He was born in Moscow, Russia. When he was young he was interested in military matters. Peter's father died when he was four and his brother died when Peter was ten. He became ...
M. Chagall Slides docs.google.com Marc Chagall By Nathan and Cocoe
Wassily Kandinsky docs.google.com Wassily Kandinsky (Васи́лий Васи́льевич Канди́нский) Wassily Kandinsky was thought to have discovered abstract painting and thought that painting like music is a form of personal expression He felt that painting could tell a story or share an idea. Kandinsky was born on December 4, 1866 in Mos...
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