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27 August

On August 27, 1913, the Russian aviator Pyotr Nesterov was the first to perform the loop-the-loop, later named Nesterov’s loop in his honor, becoming an aerobatics pioneer.…

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Peter Carl Faberge

Peter Carl Faberge was a world famous master jeweler and head of the ‘House of Faberge’ in Imperial Russia in the waning days of the Russian Empire.

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