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A fragment of the  French in Moscow painting by unknown artist, 1820s

2 September

On September 2, 1812 the Grande Armee of Napoleon Bonaparte entered Moscow to find the population evacuated and the Russian army retreated.…

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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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