Natalia Narochnitskaya is a Russian politician, historian and political scientist, Doctor of Historical Sciences.
The girl was born on December 23, 1948 in Moscow into the family of an outstanding scientist-historian. Her grandfather was the director of the national school, the grandmother worked there as a teacher. Her father is an outstanding scientist, academician, historian. He was the largest specialist in foreign policy of Russia in the first third of the XIX century. Academician headed the authoritative scientific journal New and Contemporary History. For many years he was a head of the Institute of History of the USSR Academy of Sciences.
Natalia’s mother, another historian, was engaged in the foreign policy of Russia in the second half of the 19th century. In her youth, she participated in the partisan movement in Belarus, was captured and managed to escape from the concentration camp. In 1947, she became the wife of Narochnitsky, with whom she lived happily for more than 40 years. The couple had two daughters: Natalia and Elena. Both later became historians, continuing the family tradition.