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27 May

On May 27, 1703, Peter the Great lay the foundations of a new fortress, on territory recently regained from Sweden, which would then go on to become the city of St. Petersburg.…

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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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