“MARITIME SEA STATEPOWER: IVAN KRUSENSTERN AND THE IMAGE OF “RUSSIAN AS A GLOBAL MARITIME POWERSTATE”
“MARITIME SEA STATEPOWER: IVAN KRUSENSTERN AND THE IMAGE OF “RUSSIAN AS A GLOBAL MARITIME POWERSTATE”

Exhibition is devoted to the 250th birthday Ivan (Adam Johann von) Krusenstern who was of the leader of the first Russian circumnavigation of the globe. He also was a creator of the program of Russian circumnavigations, author of the fundamental “Atlas of the Southern Sea”, curator of the Naval museum’s library, director of the Russian naval school. Krusenstern did a lot for the progress of Russian science and raised a pleiad of eminent circumnavigators who made Russia a real maritime state.