Have you ever been to a museum of wax figures? A short part of the wax exhibition in Saint-Petersburg is also presented in Donetsk. Let’s see whether the figures look like real people and whether they resemble those fictional characters whom we imagine.
Peter the Great, the last Russian Tsar and the first Emperor, the founder of Leningrad who was 204 cm high. He loved shaving off bears of his nationals to make them look more like Europeans and build ships.
Adolf Hitler, the leader of the Nazi, 175 cm high. His weight was 70 kg, he had A blood group and blue eyes and was a real representative of the Arian race. He hated Communists and dentists. He suffered from constant depression, was a bit greedy and even stopped smoking because of that.
Joseph Stalin, an active fighter and Bolshevik, who participated in competitions related to improvement of heavy industry. He was married twice and had 2 sons and 1 daughter.
Saddam Hussein, an oppressor of free Iraqi people, who was withstanding everything and everyone. He improved the level of life of his nationals by sale of oil. He also started a war with Iran that lasted 8 years. He was sentenced to death by hanging.
Yasir Arafat used to tell everyone that he was born in Jerusalem and invested in companied like Coca-Cola.
Osama ben Laden, a terrorist who refused to leave the American government in peace and was first announced dead as a punishment for that and was put a billion dollar bounty on his head immediately after that.
George Bush was an initiator of invasion in Afghanistan and Iraq. The fact was really appreciated by his civil nationals. They named a street in his honor in Georgia.
Jacqueline Kennedy was a wife of an American President. After his death she married the Greek billionaire Aristotle Onassis. Thanks to the lady Hustler magazine acquired high popularity.
John Kennedy was the first President of the USA born in the 20th century and also the richest President who stopped World War III.
Princess Diana, the first wife of the Prince of Wales. She was adored by millions of people.
Jacques-Yves Cousteau was a photographer, director, author of many interesting movies and precious books, inventor of a modern diving suit.
Albert Einstein was a famous traveler who knew how to calculate the amount of energy produced by a body and could play the violin.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe was a German writer, pictorial artist, biologist, theoretical physicist, and polymath. A crater on Mercury is named in his honor.
Nicolaus Copernicus is a Polish astronomer who invented the geliocentric model of the world. His theory was prohibited by the Catholic church from 1616 to 1828.
Christophorus Columbus is known as a person who discovered America though he was actually the first who started its colonization.
The Lord’s supper is a wonderful exhibit.
The figures were made according to the fresco painted by Leonardo da Vinci 518 years ago.
Leonardo da Vinci, a great genius of humanity. He was a sculptor and painter, musician and poet, architect and physicist. They say he was very handsome. He had too many talents to describe them here.
Michael Schumacher is a German Formula One racing driver for the Mercedes GP team.
Stefanie Maria “Steffi” Graf is a German tennis player who won 22 Grand Slam singles titles and 107 singles titles. Graf is considered to be the greatest female player in history.
Phantomas was born in 1911. He liked changing, cheating people and also compiling terrifying messages.
Mike Tyson is a professional boxer and a heavyweight champion of the world. He was in prison thrice and has 8 children. He writes books and is an actor in movies where he prefers playing himself only.
David Copperfield is an illusionist who knows how to make the Statur of Liberty vanish. Right now he is busy with writing memoirs.
Louis de Funès was a genial French actor, director, pianist and artist who could scare Phantomas to death. He loved growing roses and his three sons.
Sir Charles Spencer “Charlie” Chaplin was an English comic actor, film director and composer best known for his work during the silent film era. By the way, all the figures have natural hair, real eye prostheses and their skin resembles human skin a lot. The wax they are made of consists of 17 components and it can handle any temperature from -40 to +40 degrees Celsius.