When I was learning Russian via subtitles on YouTube videos, I tried to take note of the instances of common words that were used. In […]
Repnin | Name Changes
Prince Ivan “Repnin” Mikhailovich Obolensky This Russian family name originated with a member of the Obolensky royal family. Prince Ivan was given the nickname Repnyna, […]
The Many Tongues Of Daniel Tammet | Hyperpolyglots’ Glots
Daniel Tammet is a savant with Asperger’s Syndrome, who is well-known for breaking the world record for reciting the largest digits of pi, and for […]
Abram Gannibal | Name Changes
A look into an African prince who would become Russian royalty.