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The Brockhaus and Efron Encyclopedic Dictionary ( Russian : Энциклопедический словарь Брокгауза и Ефрона) (35 volumes, small; 86 volumes, large) is, in its scope and style, the Russian counterpart to the 1911 Britannica . It contains 121,240 articles

Ivan Neplyuyev print that page

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Poddubye near Novgorod . He enrolled at the local mathematical school in 1714, transferred to the Petersburg Naval Academy and then furthered his education in the naval service of Venice and Spain . He returned to Russia in 1720, winning accolades from Peter I for his learning and wit. As

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Muravyev or Murav'ev . [ 1 ] [ edit ] Early life and career Nikolay Muravyov was born in St. Petersburg . He graduated from the Page Corps in 1827. He participated in the Siege of Varna in the Russo-Turkish War in 1828–1829, and later in suppression of the November Uprising in Poland

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Count Nikita Moiseevich Zotov [ 1 ] ( Russian : Никита Моисеевич Зотов ) (1644 [ 2 ]  – December 1717 [ 3 ] ) was a childhood tutor and life-long friend of Russian Tsar Peter the Great . Historians disagree on the quality of Zotov's tutoring. Robert K. Massie , for

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the rank of praporschik , equivalent to ensign . In that same year, he began studying at the St. Petersburg State Polytechnic University , where he was taught by Dmitry Lachinov . [ 4 ] [ edit ] Revolutionary involvement While studying at the university, Kovalevsky participated in the 1869

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Sabinin, and a Georgian woman. Educated at the Tiflis gymnasium in the 1860s, he then attended St. Petersburg Theologian Academy and attained to a magister degree for his work History of the Georgian Church until the End of the 6th Century ("История грузинской церв

Mikhail Scotti print that page

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Mikhail Ivanovich Scotti ( Russian : Михаил Иванович Скотти ; 1812, Saint Petersburg - 1861, Paris ) was a Russian painter of Italian descent, affiliated with the Briullov art school. Scotti was an external student of the Academy of Arts. In 1831 and 1832 he was awarded

Valerian Madatov print that page

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a minor Armenian noble family as a melik (prince). At the age of 15 he left Karabakh for St. Petersburg with senior nobleman to seek support from Catherine the Great in their efforts to abolish Muslim control of the region. [ edit ] Military career In St. Petersburg , young Madatov

Pyotr Melissino print that page

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and Kagula . In 1783, he was appointed Director of the Artillery and Engineering Corps in St. Petersburg . He is remembered as an organizer of the artillery education in the Russian Empire . After the ascension of Emperor Paul , Melissino was put in charge of the entire Russian artillery

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Treasures to Jerome Horsey (1875) was purchased by the Tsar for the Alexander III Museum in St. Petersburg , and Tsar Alexis and Archbishop Nikon Venerating the Relics of Patriarch Philip (1886) was acquired by Pavel Tretyakov for his collection in Moscow (as were the finest of his portraits