Category Archives: History

5 secrets of the Romanov dynasty

History of the Romanov dynasty can be read as a detective. At every step – their white spots. The origin of the dynasty, the story of the emblem and the circumstances of their accession to the throne all this still causes ambiguous interpretations of historians. 1. Prussian origin dynasty. The ancestor of the Romanov dynasty […]

How Napoleon and Paul 1 wanted to conquer India

“Hindustan is ours” and “Russian soldiers washing their boots in the Indian Ocean” – it could become a reality in the distant 1801, when Paul I, together with Napoleon attempted the conquest of India. Impregnable Asia. How successful was on the development of Russian East, just as it proved to be unsuccessful in the south. […]

Mysteries of the library of Ivan the Terrible

Several centuries enthusiasts and adventurers unsuccessfully search the library of Ivan the Terrible. Serious scientists impress – search meaningless. But hope still remains. Birth of a legend. Leave a trace in the history of two ways: to create something brilliant or mess things up something crazy. But if a person is not able to be […]