Mikhail Lomonosov is the father of the Russian sciences and outstanding poet, the founder of Russian literature. Lomonosov was born in 1711 in Arhangelsk province. He liked to spend his time fishing with his father. He began to read himself then he was a little boy.
He wanted to study and when he was 19 he went by foot to Moscow. He decided to enter the Slavic-Greek-Latin academy. He entered it and six years later in 1736 he was sent abroad to complete his studies in chemistry and mining.
Lomonosov worked hard and he became a great scientist. He was a physicist, a painter and astronomer, a geographer, a historian and a statesman. Lomonosov made a telescope; he observed a lot of stars and planets with his telescope. Lomonosov wrote the first scientific grammar of Russian language. He wrote many poems.
Lomonosov build a factory near Petersburg. It was a factory where glass was produced. He made a portrait of Peter I of pieces of glass.
Lomonosov was the founder of the first Russian University. This University is named after Lomonosov and it is situated in Moscow. Lomonosov died in 1765 but people still know and remember him.