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Dmitry Medvedev

Dmitry Medvedev

A protegé of outgoing President Vladimir Putin, Dmitry Medvedev was himself elected president of Russia in 2008, then stepped aside in 2012 as Putin took back the presidency and made …..

Ivan Pavlov

Ivan Pavlov

Ivan Petrovich Pavlov is famous as the man behind experiments that showed the relationship between a stimulus and a conditioned response. He studied medicine in Russia and Germany, accepting posts …..

Amy Winehouse

Amy Winehouse

Amy Winehouse was an English pop-soul singer whose hit song “Rehab” seemed to sum up her life: tremendous musical talent mixed with fearsome personal demons. She died in 2011 at …..

Margaret Sanger

Margaret Sanger

Margaret Sanger was a nurse in the poor neighborhoods of New York City when she founded the first birth control clinic in the U.S. in 1916. At the time it …..

J. J. Grandville

J. J. Grandville

J.J. Grandville was a French illustrator and lithographer known for his fantastical drawings and his satirical caricatures created during the reign of King Louis-Philippe. Grandville made a name for himself …..

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