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19 November

On November 19, 1824, the largest flood St. Petersburg has ever witnessed in its 300 years of existence hit the city, as the water increased up to 13.5 feet above the average water level, taking the lives of 208 people and sweeping 462 houses into the sea.…

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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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