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Yuri Gagarin. As a student he was a very intelligent boy and had special inclination towards mathematics and science. After the completion of his studies, he joined the Soviet Space Program and made the first travel to space in 1961. After his return, he was assigned the post of deputy training director of Star City.

April 1961 RUSSIA PUTS MAN IN ORBIT The Soviet Union launched both the man into space as well as the man to orbit the earth today. Cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin’s space flight aboard the “Vostok I” lasted less than 2 hours.

Sandor Petofi is considered to be Hungary’s national poet and he was one of the key figures of the Hungarian Revolution of 1848. He is the author of the Nemzeti Dal (“National Song”), which is said to inspire the revolution which grew into a war of independence from the Austrian Empire.

Sandor Petofi is considered to be Hungary’s national poet and he was one of the…

Semmelweis Ignac was a physician, who is now known as the “savior of mothers”. He has raised attention regarding the importance of antiseptic procedures. He has discovered that the incidence of puerperal fever could be drastically lower by the use of hand disinfection in obstetrical clinics.

Ignaz Philipp Semmelweis (July 1818 – August (born Ignác Fülöp Semmelweis) was a Hungarian physician now known as an early pioneer of antiseptic procedures.wash your hands please!

Aleksandr Pushkin was a Russian poet, novelist, dramatist and writer of short stories. Many think he was the greatest Russian poet. He started the great tradition of Russian literature. Pushkin wrote in a way that no other Russian had done: he used the Russian language as it was spoken instead of writing in a style based on old church books. His influence on other Russian writers was enormous and several Russian composers set his stories and poems to music.

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Joseph Stalin. It was the economic reform measures initiated Stalin that brought a rapid phase of industrialization. Due to his innovative wartime craftsmanship, he was recognized as a great wartime leader who led victory against the Nazis. His varied literary works also made him one of the most popular national heroes of Russia.

This is Josef Stalin. He was the leader of the communist Soviet Union in the He was a very intimidating figure for the United States as he was a loose cannon and could have started a major conflict at any moment.

Albert Szent-Gyorgyi was a physiologist who won a Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine. He is credited with discovering vitamin C.

"Gazdag az, akinek több a pénze, mint a vágya, és az a szegény, akinek a vágya…

This statue is made in the honor of the founder of the Hungarian nation, our first king, Saint Stephen. Besides many wonderful act, he has set the ground for a nation to grow and we celebrate his acts on every 20th August.

This statue is made in the honor of the founder of the Hungarian nation, our first king, Saint Stephen. Besides many wonderful act, he has set the ground for a nation to grow and we celebrate his acts on every August.

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