Francis Bacon
Francis Bacon

Francis Bacon (1910 -1992) English artist, born in Dublin. Bacon received artistic education by his own efforts.

His “Three Studies for Figures at the Base of a Crucifixion” work (1944, “Tate Gallery”) became a center of storming discussions. T...

William Shakespeare
William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare (1564 – 1616) - great English poet, dramatist and writer. Born in Stratford-upon-Avon.

He left his native city and moved to London when he was 20 years old. His life there was very difficult. To earn some money he had to work on various posit...

Galileo Galilei
Galileo Galilei

Galileo Galilei (1564-1642) – philosopher, astronomer, physician, inventor, constructor.

He was born in Pisa on February 15, 1564. He had been lived and studied in this city till he became 11 years old. Then he moved to Florence where he was educated in Benedict...