Interview with John Clark in Vecherniy Bishkek

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 John Clark can talk for hours about his famous ancestors. His forbears were historical figures of England and France. Among them aunt of Elizabeth 1, Mary Boleyn, sister of Anne, about whom the famous Italian composer Vincenzo Bellini wrote one of his operas. Mary, was a girlfriend of Henry VIII before he married Anne. Through his mother, Mr. Clark is descended from Nichole Fuqua – the royal financial superintendent of France, who in the middle of XVII century built the luxurious castle, Vaux Le Vicomte, on the Loire, and it made Louis XIV furious and jealous. If John wanted to write a book about his genealogy, it would be a many-volumed novel. But this American with an English-Scottish-French background has chosen a different way and has come to Kyrgyzstan. 


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