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Tag: Prominent Odessans

Prominent Odessans: Nadia Payot

In 2020, cosmetics brand PAYOT turned 100 years old. Its history is inseparable from the history of its creator: Nadia .....

Prominent Odessans: Leonid Utyosov

Leonid Osipovich Utyosov is a legendary artist in Soviet culture. His personality is outstandingly many-sided. He was a brilliant actor, .....

Prominent Odessans: Isaac Babel

Isaac Emmanuilovich Babel, July 1, 1894 – January 17 1940 (according to the records of the Odessa Rabbinate, his real .....

Prominent Odessans: Ilya Ilf & Evgeny Petrov

These were the first Soviet journalists to travel by car from the Atlantic to the Pacific coasts of the United .....

Prominent Odessans: Nikolay Sklifosovsky

Nikolay Sklifosovsky was a world-known surgeon, who loved his job so much he could actually spend up to 50 hours .....

Prominent Odessans: Korney Chukovsky

Korney Ivanovich Chukovsky (real name, Nikolay Vasilyevich Korneychukov) was a famous Russian/Soviet poet, publicist, critic, translator and student of literature. .....