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Colourized Photos That Bring Historical Famous Russians To Life

Translator and amateur colourist Olga Shirnina, who is also known as Klimbim, coloured many photographs from Russian history. There are photographs from Romanov family to revolutionary leader V. I. Lenin and Soviet partisans.

Family of Nicholas II, the last Emperor of Russia

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Lenin

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Olga and Tatiana Romanov, Grand Duchesses of Russia, 1913

Nadezhda Krupskaya as a child graduating from gymnasium. Krupskaya was a Bolshevik revolutionary and the wife of Lenin

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La Comtesse Elisabeth Cheremetew

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Pavel Nikolayevich Miliukov. Russian historian and liberal politician. In the Russian Provisional Government, he served as Foreign Minister, working to prevent Russia’s exit from the First World War

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Alexander Ilich Rodimtsev. Colonel-General in the Soviet Red Army during World War II