Сегодня родился Колчак Александр Васильевич
On November 16, 1874 Kolchak Alexander Vasilyevich was born. This is a Russian military and a politician, a naval commander, a scientist-oceanographer, a polar researcher. Kolchak was one of the largest polar researchers of the end of XIX — the beginnings of the XX centuries, a participant of a number of Russian polar expeditions. Alexander studied at Sea Cadet Corps. Kolchak was engaged in self-education, tried to learn Chinese, was fond of oceanography and a hydrology of the Pacific Ocean. Alexander served on cruisers and took part in scientific expeditions. Kolchak took part in the Russian polar expedition and in Expedition to the Arctic ocean.