Empress Catherine the Great, and an Autocrat of all the Russias

Empress Catherine

Empress Catherine the Great, and an Autocrat of all the Russias Empress Catherine was born as Sophie Augusta Frederica of Anhalt-Zerbst (Principality of Holy Roman Empire) on 2 May 1729 in a family of high nobility but not belonging to a royal family. From an early age, she got herself noted for her charisma and… Continue reading

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Vladimir Ilyich Lenin: The Man Who Created Cheka

Lenin

Vladimir Ilyich Lenin: The Man Who Created Cheka Lenin (22/04/1870 – 21/01/1924) is certainly one of the most famous personalities and the most important in the history of the twentieth century and the history of Russia. Revolutionary, political theorist and a man of Russian state, he is at the roof of the Soviet idea of class… Continue reading

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