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Tsar Nicholas I

12 November

On November 12, 1841, Tsar Nicholas I issued a decree to establish the first private savings institutions in Russia “for the purpose of providing all people of common rank and origin the means of making savings in a reliable and profitable manner.”…

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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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