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June 27, 2011 / jmeuropeana

Battlecruiser Potemkin

On the 27th of June –

Sailors on board the Russian Black Sea fleet battlecruiser Potemkin mutiny in 1905 against conditions on board and for ‘liberty’ in genaral. Sergei Eisenstein made a classic movie about the events.

Potemkin
It also inspired other works of art:

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