Реферат: Famous People of Belarus
There are many famous people in our republic.
Among them you can find thenames of politicians and
public figures, intellectualsand scientists, heroes
of war and labour, sportsmenand artists.
First of all I'd liketo mention the name of
our outstanding national writers Yanka Kupala
and Yakub Kolas. They created a new Belarusian
Literature and a Belarusian literatury language.
Both are considered to be theclassics of Belorusian
literature. These names arefollowed by a number of
other well-known writers and poets, such as
K.Krapiva, Chorny, Brovka, Shamyakin, Tank, Bykov,
Korotkevich, Gilevich, Loyka, Adamovich known both
in our country and abroad.Their works are translated
into many European languages.
Many Minsk streets are named after the
The cultural life ofBelarus has always been
very interesting and varied. Among the leading
composers of the present centure were Tikotsky,
Aladov, Bogatyrov, Smolsky. Other
well-known composers of theolder generation include
Pukst, Lukas, Luchenok,Alovnikov, etc.
Many prominent names inthe history of Belarus
of the 20th century areconnected with the two main
events, the Second World Warand space exploration.
The Belarusians fought heroically defending their
Motherland. But we are especially proud of the
heroes of the last war: K.Zaslonov, E.Osipova,
N.Gastello, V.Talalikhin, the defenders of Brest
Fortess and many others. Inthe family of cosmonauts
there are also twoBelarussians, A.Kovalyonok and
At the present day time,the time of revolution
of values, it's difficult tofind heroes especially
among politicians. Time willput everything in its
place and give everybody hisdue. But one thing is
obvious: great times arecreated by great men. Their
names are sure to become historywhatever it may be.