Мстисла́в Леопо́льдович Ростропо́вич

27 March 1927–27 April 2007 (Age 80)
Baku, Azerbaijan, Soviet Union

The Life Summary of Мстисла́в Леопо́льдович

When Мстисла́в Леопо́льдович Ростропо́вич was born on 27 March 1927, in Baku, Azerbaijan, Soviet Union, his father, Leopold Vitoldovich Rostropovich, was 35 and his mother, Sofia Nikolayevna Fedotova, was 36. He married Galina Pavlovna Ivanova in 1955. He died on 27 April 2007, in Moscow, Russia, at the age of 80, and was buried in Moscow, Russia.

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Мстисла́в Леопо́льдович Ростропо́вич
Galina Pavlovna Ivanova
Marriage: 1955

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    World Events (8)

    1931 · The Parthenon is Built
    Age 4
    In 1931, a full scale replica of the Parthenon in Greece was erected in Nashville, Tennessee. The Parthenon was meant to be temporary, but became a permanent part of Tennessee culture. It also has a replica of the statue of Athena the Goddess of War.At the same time a city over Memphis built  giant pyramid replica to remind everyone what the city was named for. 
    1940 · Galloping Gertie
    Age 13
    Galloping Gertie is the reference used to describe the Tacoma Narrows Bridge. It opened on July 1, 1940 four months later it no longer existed. On November 7, 1940 the wind guests came up to 40 miles an hour causing the bridge to twist and vibrate violently before it collapsed into Puget Sound. The only victim of the bridge collapsing was a three-legged paralyzed dog named Tubby whose owner tried to rescue him from the car but he wouldn’t go with him.
    1948 · The Beginning of the Cold War
    Age 21
    The Berlin Blockade was the first major crises of the Cold War. The Soviet Union blocked all access to the sectors of Berlin under Western control and offered to drop the blockade if the newly introduced Deutsche Mark was removed from West Berlin. The Berlin Blockade showed the different ideological and economic visions for postwar Europe. Even though there wasn't any fire fight during the cold war, many of these skirmishes arose and almost caused nuclear war on multiple occasions.

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    • Legacy NFS Source: Mstislav, Leopoldovitch Rostropovitch - Published information: birth: 27 March 1927; Baku, Azerbaijan, Ussr
    • Mitislav Rostropovich in entry for Emil Gilels, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
    • Mitislav Rostropovich in entry for Emil Gilels, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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