Сегодня родился Суворов Александр Васильевич
On November 24, 1730 in Moscow Suvorov Alexander Vasilyevich was born. This is a great Russian commander, a military theorist, a national hero of Russia. His father, Vasily Ivanovich Suvorov, was Peter's godson and an author of the first Russian military dictionary. He spent the childhood in a fatherly manor in the village. Suvorov grew weak, often was ill. However since childhood Suvorov had craving for military science, using the richest fatherly library, he studied artillery, fortification, military history. Having decided to become a military, Suvorov began to become tempered and be engaged in physical exercises. The beginning of fighting activity of Suvorov belongs to Seven years' war of 1756 — 1763. Since 1762 Suvorov was appointed a commander of regiments. A number of the victories won under its command bring him a glory of a great commander. Suvorov participated in the Russian-Turkish war, in suppression of the Polish revolt, in the Italian campaign and so on.