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12 December

On December 12, 1876, Russian engineer Pavel Yablochkov invented a new type of an arc light. The so-called “electric candle” was put to wide practical use and greatly accelerated the development of electric lighting. …

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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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