Monday, June 18, 2007

  • VITGENSTEIN (Wittgenstein) Ludwig (1889-1951), the Austrian philosopher and logik, the representative of analytical philosophy. With 1929 in the Great Britain. Has put forward the program of construction of synthetic "theoretical" tongue, which pre-image - tongue of a mathematical logic. Philosophy perceived as " criticism of tongue ". Has developed the doctrine of logic atomism representing a projection of structure of knowledge on structure of the world.
  • VITGENSTEIN Peter Hristianovich (1769-1843), svetlejshy prince (1834), Russian general - field marshal (1826). In Domestic war 1812 corps commander on the Petersburg direction. In April - May 1813 commanded russko-Prussian army in Germany. In the beginning of russko-turkish war 1828-29 commander-in-chief.
  • VITEBSK RANGE, on north-east of Belarus. 40,1 thousand êì2. The population of 1434,2 thousand person (1991). Adm. ts. - Vitebsk.
  • The VITEBSK PRINCIPALITY, old russian, on Zap. To Dvina, destiny of the Polotsk principality with nach. 12 century. With 1320 in the Great principality Lithuanian, initial destiny, later voevodstvo.
  • VITELLY (Vitellius) (15-69), Roman emperor in 69, is professed by legions. Has perished in extirpation with other claimant for a throne - Vespasianom.
  • VITEN (Vitenis) (Vytenis) (? - ok. 1315), the Lithuanian grand duke (with 1293), brother Gedimina. Has committed some large marchings in grounds Livonskogo of order, in 1307 has released of german knights Polotsk.
  • WITHERITE, mineral of a class of carbonates, ÂàÑÎ3. White, grey, yellow ball-shaped units, less often crystals. Hardness 3,5; firmness ok. 4,3 g / sm3. Hydrothermal deposits. Ore of a barium and his{its} salts.
  • VITI-LEVU (Viti Levu), an island in Quiet ok., the largest in group of Fiji islands. 10,5 thousand êì2. An altitude up to 1322 m. Main city and a port - Suva.
  • VITILIGO (from an armour. vitiligo - a herpes) (vetiligo), education white (depigmentirovannyh) spots on not changed leather. Can be a symptom of nervous - endocrine distresses. In many events the cause is vague.
  • VITIM, the river in Vost. Siberia, dextral in-leak{influx} of Lena. It will be derivated by interflow Vitimkana and the Peavine. 1837 kms, the area of basin of 225 thousand êì2. Weeps on Vitimskomu to a tableland, the Stop mountains and surburb Patomskogo of a mountains. Will derivate thresholds. Average discharge of water 1520 m3 / with. Regular navigation on 300 kms from a mouth. On r. Vitim - Bodaibo. In basin r. Vitim - gold fields, micas.
  • VITIMSKY RESERVATION, in the Russian Federation, Irkutsk obl, on the average flow r. Vitim. It is based in 1982. The area 585000 ga. Larch-forests, thrickets of a dwarf siberian pine. A sable (valuable vitimsky a subspecies), a brown bear, a musk deer, etc. On span waterfowls.
  • VITIMSKOE the TABLELAND, in Transbaikalia, in verhovjah r. Vitim, primarily, in Buryatiya and the Chita region. Broad uvaly (an altitude up to 1753 ì) alternate with intermountain kickdowns. In interfluves - a larch taiga, in kickdowns - dumetums, meadows and bogs.
  • VITICHEV, old russian city of 10-13 centuries, on the right to coast of Dnepr (nowadays seconds Vitachev of the Kiev region). A collecting point of the merchant ships following to Byzantium. In 1100 in Viticheve the princely cross-over was comprised. Archeological excavations.
  • VITIJA, the speaker, the person, skilful in eloquence (obsolete or ironical). Florid - florid, intricate (about a syllable, style of speech, handwriting, etc.).
  • VITKEVICH (Witkiewicz) Stanislav Ignatsy (1885-1939), the Polish writer, the artist. The grotesque plays forestalling of european nonsense a drama (including "Cobbler", 1948). In novels " Farewell to autumn " (1927), "Insatiability" (1930) in the abstracted - Utopian form the historical drama of mankind and disintegration of the modern civilization are figured. Transactionses about painting and theatre. Among drawings portraits and fancy ekspressionisticheskie compositions (" the Black marshaller from towers Puribonga and his{its} nonexistent monsters ", 1928) prevail{dominate}.
  • VITKOVSKY Vasily Vasiljevich (1856-1924), the Russian geodesist, the general - lieutenant. The professor of geodesic branch of Academy of the General Staff (with 1897). The writer of manuals on topography, geodesies and cartography.
  • VITOVT (Vitautas) (Vytautas) (1350-1430), grand duke of Lithuania (with 1392), son Kejstuta. Triply invaded in the Moscow principality (1406-08), has trapped Smolensk. One of organizers of rout of german knights in Grjunvaldskoj to battle 1410.
  • VITOL (Vitols) (Vitols) JAzeps (1863-1948), the Latvian composer and the musical critic, one of founders of the Latvian professional music. A cantata "Northern lights" (1913); " the Drama overture ", " Latvian village serenada " for an orchestra (1895, 1934), etc. The Professor of the St.-Petersburg conservatory (1901-18), among pupils - S.S.Prokofjev, N.J.Mjaskovsky. One of osnovatelej, the rector (1919-44, with a rest), the professor of the Latvian conservatory (nowadays his{its} name).
  • VITORGAN Emmanuel Gedeonovich (r. 1939), the Russian actor, the honored artist of the Russian Federation. In 1971-82 in Moskovsk drama theatre him{it}. K.S.Stanislavsky. With 1984 in Moskovsk the academic theatre him{it}. Vl. Majakovskogo. With 1968 acts in film. It was taken out in films: "Larets Maria Medichi" (1981), " the Conflict situation " (1981), " On Deribasovskoj good weather, on the Brighton - whip again there are rains " (1992), " the Code of dishonor " (1993), etc.
  • VITORIA (Vitoria), city in a north of Spain, an administrative centre and. About. Basque Provinces and prov. Alava. 205 thousand inhabitants (1991). Metallurgy, a machine industry, chemical, a food-processing industry. A cathedral (14 century, a gantry of 15 century), palaces in style "plateresko" (16 century). It is based in 6 century.
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