Сегодня родился Рерих Николай Константинович
On October 9, 1874 Roerich Nikolay Konstantinovich was born. This is a Russian artist, a set designer, a philosopher-mystic, a writer, a traveler, an archeologist, public figure. For the life he created about 7000 pictures, many of which are in known galleries of the world, and about 30 literary works, including two poetic. He went in for archeology, a collecting, he was successfull as an artist , he participated in design of churches. He actively participated in projects protection and revival of the Russian old times, in activity of charitable organizations. Since 1917 he lived in emigration and traveled much. He found Institute of the Himalaya researches "Urusvati" and more than ten cultural and educational institutions and societies in various countries. He did public work, it was connected with political and economic projects.