Agree, after all, are usually famous all over the country or the world become when they reach adolescence. And before, when there was no Internet and even television to become known and famous, it was even harder. However, we present you children, the images and the biography which the Russian knew by heart and loved with all my heart.
Grand Duchess Anastasia, daughter of the last Emperor Nicholas II and Alexandra Feodorovna, will forever remain in the memory of Russian girl. According to her contemporaries, despite his 17 years of age, Anastasia was a real child, who loved to romp, play and imitate others. That managed to make this girl, canonized along with his entire Royal family?
Vera Mamontov all the Russian people know the portrait of Valentin Serov "Girl with peaches". There is another portrait — "girl with a maple branch", written by Viktor Vasnetsov nine years later. It is known that Faith had to wait long for the marriage: she married Marshal of the nobility of Moscow Alexander by Samarin in 1903, after the death of his father, not to give the blessings to the marriage.
Faith Kondakov all know the famous photos where the girl in school dress with white bows kisses Joseph Stalin. She was then seven years old, she still badly knew how to read, but wonderfully recited, and the greetings that she needed to say to Stalin, memorized from dictation: "Dear comrade Stalin, this is for you from the Moscow boys..." no One told her that Stalin can kiss — it was a personal impulse of the child who believed in the bright image of the leader of the Soviet Union. Photo scattered in huge numbers throughout the Soviet Union and instantly made Faith Kondakov popular. Learned it on the streets, was invited on the radio, and on the day of Stalin's death, the whole school came to her class to share the grief. Vera Kondakova is still alive in Moscow, and a famous photograph of the whole life is hanging on the wall.
The Soviet artist-chart, Nadia left about 12 thousand drawings. The exact number is impossible to calculate, as part of the work was donated by friends and acquaintances. Nadia, never studied drawing, started to draw since five years. In 1964, when she was 12 years old, held her first exhibition. The Nagy said that writing a fair copy, without an eraser, because it sees in advance all his drawings.
"They appear on paper as watermarks, and I left them with something to circle". Her legacy — it's mostly graphics, illustrations for books, which she read aloud in childhood or she read it herself later. Illustrations to ancient literature, tales of Pushkin, "War and peace", "the Master and Margarita", "Little Prince" — this is an incomplete list of what made this girl his 17 years. In different countries — Japan, Germany, USA, India, Mongolia, Poland and many others — has been more than 160 exhibitions of her works. Died at the age of 17 years from a rupture of a congenital aneurysm of a vessel in the brain.
Young goodwill Ambassador from the Soviet Union Katya Lychev visited in 1986, the United States of America on a peace mission. This girl was entrusted with the mission to become a symbol of the "Soviet peace policy" and it was created after the image of the deceased American Samantha Smith.
Her glory was short-lived. First Kate starred in children's films, was surrounded by reporters during his trip to America, which recorded her every step: "Katya Lychev make paper doves", "Katya Lychev participates in press conference", "Katya Lychev meets with students". Sportswoman, Komsomol, beauty, besides knowing English. But when the media stopped writing about the child-diplomat, Katya Lychev was forgotten. She emigrated to France, studied in Sorbonne and, while continuing to engage in international projects, communication with journalists avoiding.
The cult of Alice Selezneva appeared thanks to the efforts of the writer Kir Bulychev and film Director Roman Kachanov, who also gave the world the crocodile. "Supernatural" the girl with big eyes and a special, warm look. The role of Alice in the movie was played by Natalia Guseva and Katya Preibisch.
Works in which acts Alice was created over 40 years, and the author, by his own admission, shouldn't some thought-out "chronology of the future", describing the adventures of her heroine. Alice was not just a girl, the first girl who managed to visit space and in Atlantis. Unusual case of a girl, her adventures spawned a whole layer of cultural layers that were far removed from the original image. The popularity of Alice emphasizes the fact that the people began to appear jokes about her and humorous couplets.
Eight-month-old Elena Gerinas for over half a century is the emblem of the famous Russian chocolate "Alenka". But there could be Vasnetsov "Alyonushka", for example. But the way trusting persons in a scarf of the daughter of photographer Alexander Gerinas won the competition announced in 1964 the "Red October". Prior to this, the picture of "Alenka" with wide open eyes and rosy cheeks graced the cover of the first issue of the magazine "Health" in 1962.
Little Elena had brown eyes and a slightly different shape of the face, and the final image that appeared on the wrapper of the chocolate, was created by artist N. Maslov. By the way, Elena herself Gelinas receives no fee for use of the image of his face on the famous Russian chocolate for more than fifty years. In February 2000, she said about their copyright, as the successor in this picture, but the trial, which lasted more than two years, passed the decision not in its favor.