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Portrait of Count Alexander Suvorov by Joseph Kreutzinger, 1751, Vienna - 1829, Vienna

24 September

On September 24, 1799, Russian units under the command of Russia’s military genius, Aleksandr Suvorov, broke through the Saint Gotthard pass following three days of bloody battles, part of their legendary 190-mile march over the Swiss Alps. …

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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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