Some articles on russian, famous russian:
... Main article Russian artists Ivan Aivazovsky, author of The Ninth Wave and over 6000 paintings, mostly seascapes Fedor Alekseev, prominent landscapist, "the ...
... At the start of the 18th century the reforms of Peter the Great (the founder of Russian Academy of Sciences and Saint Petersburg State University) and the ... further developed by Nikolay Slavyanov, Konstantin Khrenov and other Russian engineers ... Many famous Russian scientists and inventors were émigrés, like Igor Sikorsky and Vladimir Zworykin, and many foreign ones worked in Russia for a long time, like Leonard Euler and Alfred Nobel ...
Famous quotes containing the words russian and/or famous:
“Of all my Russian books, The Defense contains and diffuses the greatest warmthMwhich may seem odd seeing how supremely abstract chess is supposed to be.”
—Vladimir Nabokov (18991977)
“Sole and self-commanded works,
Fears not undermining days,
Grows by decays,
And, by the famous might that lurks
In reaction and recoil,
Makes flames to freeze, and ice to boil.”
—Ralph Waldo Emerson (18031882)