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SubjectRe: Off-Topic (or maybe on-topic)
On Fri, Oct 27, 2000 at 02:24:53PM +0100, Tigran Aivazian wrote:
> On Fri, 27 Oct 2000, David Weinehall wrote:
> > and 1924 the city got renamed again, this time to Leningrad.
>
> ok, then a quiz question - was it renamed before or after Lenin's death?
> (hint, Lenin died in 1924).

After his death. And the city was renamed back to St. Petersburg in
1991. With a 5 days-a-year long exception where the name
Leningrad is used in parallel, in rememberance of WWII.


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