Сегодня родился Сибиряков Александр Михайлович
On October 8, 1849 Sibiryakov Alexander Mikhaylovich was born. This is a Russian gold industry entrepreneur, a researcher of Siberia. Alexander Sibiryakov belonged to a seventh generation of one of the most ancient, rich and influential Siberian family: his father owned gold mines, plants, shipping company and the Bodaybinsky railroad, and its wealth was estimated in 4 million rubles. After death of the father Alexander got the management of the family gold mines and the steamship companies, got the Aleksandro-Nevsky glassworks and clerical factory. Besides already existing enterprises Sibiryakov created new. For polar expedition assistance Sibiryakov was elected by the honorary member of the Swedish society of anthropology and geography. Alexander investigated the waterways of Siberia. During the travel, Sibiryakov wanted to open new ports for revival of foreign trade of Siberia. He wrote many books and articles about results of the researches.