Essays Tagged: "Saint Petersburg"

Leonhard Euler

Catherine I, empress of Russia, Euler became a member of the faculty of the Academy of Sciences in Saint Petersburg. He was appointed professor of physics in 1730 and professor of mathematics in 1733 ...

(1 pages) 72 0 5.0 Feb/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics

Leonhard Euler

ajor to mathematics. After failing to obtain a physics position at Basel in 1726, he joined the St. Petersburg Academy of Science in 1727. When funds were withheld from the academy, he served as a med ... d from the academy, he served as a medical lieutenant in the Russian navy from 1727 to 1730. In St. Petersburg he boarded at the home of Bernoulli's son Daniel. He became professor of physics at the a ...

(2 pages) 86 1 4.6 Jan/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics

Causes of the 1917 russian revolution

ery large empire, almost twice the size of China! If any riots were taking place a long way from St Petersburg, (the capital), it would be very difficult for the Tsar and his forces to reach them and ... ime. To try and solve the great problem of its size, an enormous railway was built. It starts in St Petersburg in the northwest and finishes in southeast Russia in Vladivostock. It was called the Tran ...

(10 pages) 167 0 3.8 Nov/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers

This is just a general essay on Vladimir Lenin, his life before and after communism.

as finishing school in Simbirsk in 1887, his older brother, Aleksandr, was arrested and executed in Saint Petersburg, which was then the capital of Russia, for his involvement in a conspiracy to assas ... mother's estate in the village of Kokushkino and pursued his study of law as an outside student of Saint Petersburg University.While living at the estate, Lenin began to get really involed in the rad ...

(14 pages) 93 0 4.2 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

In 'The Government Inspector', Nikolai Gogol '...resolved to gather into one heap all that was bad in Russia.' Playing the Mayor, illustrate how you would communicate this to an audience.

stem in Russia then got out of hand. This is exampled in Gogol's own life, as when he settled in St Petersburg in 1829, he had a certificate attesting his right to 'the rank of the 14th class.'The pro ...

(5 pages) 28 0 5.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

The 1905 Russian Revolution

d popular priest with an interest in the welfare of his people in the working class districts of St Petersburg, had founded this union along with the assistance and support of the police. By the 20th ... sian people only growing. On the 21st October there were railway strikes in Moscow and spread to St Petersburg. By the end of the month the entire railway system was at a complete standstill. On the 2 ...

(4 pages) 45 0 0.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Assessing Population Difficulties of Russia

their lifestyle, along with poor healthcare also shortens their lives.LifestyleA bottle of vodka in Saint Petersburg costs less than a kilo of apples, while a packet of cigarettes issignificantly chea ...

(6 pages) 71 1 4.4 Jan/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Fyodor Dostoevsky (1821-1881) PART#1

litary surgeon. He was educated in his native city and at the School of Military Engineering at St. Petersburg, from which he graduated in 1843 with the grade of sublieutenant. The attraction of liter ... comrades, was arrested in April 1849, and thrown into the fortress of St. Peter and St. Paul in St. Petersburg, where he wrote his story, "A Little Hero." On December 22d, he and twenty-one others wer ...

(3 pages) 23 0 0.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Leonhard Euler- A Biography

ernoulli, Euler obtained his father's consent to change his major to mathematics. He joined the St. Petersburg Academy of Science in 1727. When funds were shorts at the academy, he served as a medical ... rts at the academy, he served as a medical lieutenant in the Russian navy from 1727 to 1730. In St. Petersburg he boarded at Bernoulli's son Daniel's home. He became professor of physics at the academ ...

(1 pages) 27 0 3.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics

Biography on Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky: Russian composer who wrote "The Nutcracker".

He went to school at the School of Jurisprudence and was a civil servant till 1861 when he entered Saint Petersburg Conservatory and graduated in 1865. In 1866 he was appointed professor of theory an ... dding, he attempted to commit suicide by wading in a cold river. After that didn't work, he fled to Saint Petersburg, only six weeks after they had been married. They never saw each other, but never d ...

(2 pages) 22 0 5.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies > Performers & Composers

Alexander III

Alexander III was born in St. Petersburg, Russia on February 26, 1845. He was the son of Alexander II. His brother was Nicholas Al ...

(3 pages) 18 0 5.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Dmitri Mendeleyev

ceive a good education at a University. Nothing good came out of Moscow so they continued on to St. Petersburg in 1855. Dmitir qualified as a teacher at the Pedagogical Institute. He took an advanced ... vents, Dmitri's mother and sister passed away from tuberculosis. In 1861, he returned to St. Petersburg to become a professor of general chemistry. Dmitri couldn't find an adequate enough book ...

(2 pages) 521 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Tchaikovsky

honorary degree from Cambridge University, together with other famous composers like Boito, Bruch, Saint-Saens and Grieg. The Sixth Symphony performed under his direction at the St.Petersburg on Oct. ...

(3 pages) 17 0 0.0 Feb/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Dmitri Ivanovich Mendeleev

ow. Dmitri was rejected. Maria still had hope for him, so she then took her family and moved to St. Petersburg. St. Petersburg was in the same state as Moscow, but the family found an old friend of Dm ... here doctors could no longer find any signs of disease in his body. In 1856, Dmitri returned to St. Petersburg to defend his master's thesis: "Research and Theories on Expansion of Substances Due to H ...

(12 pages) 2887 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

"The Essential Difference Between The Outcome Of T

re rife. The trigger that was to ignite this explosive situation was provided by the workers of St. Petersburg. On Sunday 9 January 1905 a protest march of striking factory workers and their families ... asants to heel and strikes were countered with lock-outs. When on 3 December the members of the St. Petersburg Soviet were arrested, later to be tried, imprisoned and exiled the so-called "days of fre ...

(5 pages) 7 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

"It is the journey not the arrival that matters." Is this your understanding of journey? Use the prescribed text and at least 1 related material.

nd she has two choices - go left and work in a fish market for the rest of her life, or go right to Saint Petersburg to catch a train to Paris and search for her family. This shows how journeys are al ...

(5 pages) 2697 0 5.0 Jul/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Comparative Essays

Absolutism Essay

politics of the Baltic States. By Joseph S. Roucek, 1949. Print.• "Peter the Great (Peter I)." Saint-Petersburg.com - travel and event guide for St Petersburg, Russia. Web. 28 Jan. 2010. .

(5 pages) 748 0 5.0 Feb/2010

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Compensation systems for executives in different cultural context

Saint Petersburg State UniversityGraduate School Of ManagementCompensation systems for executives in ... Of ManagementCompensation systems for executives in different cultural contextStudent:Zvereva SofyaSaint Petersburg2012Table of contents3Compensation system, its functions �31. General concept ...

(14 pages) 19 0 0.0 May/2012

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Human Resource Management