History Of Kursk
Kursk was first mentioned in 1032 as a major trading city. First, he was part of the Chernigov Principality, then in Pereyaslav and Novgorod-Seversky. Had an important military value. In 1238 destroyed the Golden Horde. Remained under the rule of Lithuanian rulers before the end of the XV century.
Then it was conquered by the Russian feudal state. In the XVIII century belonged to Kiev, Belgorod provinces. It has been the development of craft guilds and trade. Was extended by the inclusion of a number of villages. In the XIX century it was actively working the factories. Was running the railroad, commissioned a water supply, lighting.
After battles with the White army established Soviet power. During the Second world war was occupied, were significantly damaged. After its completion received a rapid recovery. In the Russian Federation is an important industrial and cultural importance.
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