Famous people of Kiev

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Vladimir Horowitz

 

Vladimir Samoylovich Horowitz (/ˈhɒrəvɪts/; Russian: Владимир Самойлович Горовиц; Ukrainian: Володимир Самійлович Горовиць; Yiddish: וולאדימיר סאַמוילאָוויטש האָראָוויץ‎; October 1 [O.S. September 18] 1903 – November 5, 1989)was an American classical pianist and composer born in the Russian Empire. He was acclaimed for his virtuoso technique, his tone color, and the excitement engendered by his playing. He is recognized as one of the greatest pianists of all time.

 

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vladimir_Horowitz

Igor Sikorsky

 

Igor Ivanovich Sikorsky (Russian: И́горь Ива́нович Сико́рский, IPA: [ˈiɡərʲ ɪˈvanəvitʃ sʲɪˈkorskʲɪj] (About this soundlisten), tr. Ígor' Ivánovič Sikórskij; May 25, 1889 – October 26, 1972), was a Russian-American aviation pioneer in both helicopters and fixed-wing aircraft. His first success came with the S-2, the second aircraft of his design and construction. His fifth airplane, the S-5, won him national recognition as well as F.A.I. license number 64. His S-6-A received the highest award at the 1912 Moscow Aviation Exhibition, and in the fall of that year the aircraft won for its young designer, builder and pilot first prize in the military competition at Saint Petersburg.

 

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Igor_Sikorsky

Nicolas Berdiaev

 

Nicolas Berdiaev ou Berdjaev ou Berdiaeff (en russe : Николай Александрович Бердяев, Nikolaï Aleksandrovitch Berdiaev), né le 6 mars 1874 (18 mars 1874 dans le calendrier grégorien) à Kiev (Empire russe), et décédé le 24 mars 1948 à Clamart (France), est un philosophe chrétien russe de langues russe et française.

 

https://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nicolas_Berdiaev

Pyotr Stolypin

 

Pyotr Arkadyevich Stolypin, (born April 14 [April 2, old style], 1862, Dresden, Saxony—died Sept. 18 [Sept. 5, O.S.], 1911, Kiev), conservative statesman who, after the Russian Revolution of 1905, initiated far-reaching agrarian reforms to improve the legal and economic status of the peasantry as well as the general economy and political stability of imperial Russia.

 

https://www.britannica.com/biography/Pyotr-Arkadyevich-Stolypin

Alexander Vertinsky

 

Alexander Nikolayevich Vertinsky (Russian: Александр Николаевич Вертинский, 21 March [O.S. 9 March] 1889 — 21 May 1957) was Russian and Soviet artist, poet, singer, composer, cabaret artist and actor who exerted seminal influence on the Russian tradition of artistic singing.

 

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alexander_Vertinsky