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Adress index / Saint Petersburg, city / 4th Line of Vasilievsky Island
Andreev L.N. (1871-1919), writer

ANDREEV Leonid Nikolaevich (1871-1919, Navol's house, near Mustamyaka, Finland; today Gorkovskoe Village of Leningrad Region), writer, dramatist. In 1891 he entered Faculty of Law of Petersburg University (dismissed for non-payment)

Bosse Y.A. (1812-1894), architect

BOSSE Garald Andreevich (Garald Ernestovich, Garald Yulius) (1812-1894), architect and graphic artist. Born into Baltic Germans' family, studied in Darmschtadt. Since 1831, resided in St. Petersburg, working as a draftsman in the studio of A. P

Concert Halls (entry)

CONCERT HALLS appeared in St. Petersburg in the late 18th century. Earlier, musicians arranged paid concerts in palaces of grandees, theatres, and taverns. The first documented series of public concerts refers to the concerts given by G

Eliseev Family, merchants and bankers

ELISEEV FAMILY, merchants, entrepreneurs, public figures. Progenitor Peter Eliseevich Eliseev (1775-1825, St. Petersburg), a peasant from Yaroslavl Province, opened a greengrocery in St. Petersburg in 1813

Geological Committee

GEOLOGICAL COMMITTEE, the first governmental geological institution in Russia. It was founded in 1882 as part of the Department of Mines to conduct systematic studies of Russia's geological structure and mineral resources and construct general

Grimm D.I., Grimm G.D., Grimm G.G., architects

GRIMMS, a dynasty of architects, theorists, art historians and teachers. David Ivanovich Grimm (1823, St. Petersburg - 1898), architect, representative of Eclecticism, master of the Russo-Byzantine style, historian of Caucasian Architecture

Historical style (Eclecticism)

HISTORICAL STYLE (Eclecticism), architectural style of the 1830s-90s. The sense of Eclecticism is the free choice or the amalgamation of methods and motifs of a variety of historical styles, associatively expressing the purpose of buildings

Karger M.K. (1903-1976), art historian, archaeologist

KARGER Mikhail Konstantinovich (1903-1976, Leningrad), historian, art historian, archaeologist, Ph.D. (Doctor of History) (1959). Graduated from Leningrad State University in 1927 and stayed on staff of the University

Kutorga M.S., (1809-1886), historian

KUTORGA Mikhail Semenovich (1809-1886), Classicist, Associate of the St. Petersburg Academy of Sciences (1848). Came to St. Petersburg in 1813. In 1832, he graduated from the Professorial Institute associated to the University of Derpt

Lines of Vasilievsky Island (entry)

LINES Of VASILIEVSKY ISLAND, the historical name of a number of parallel streets that intersect Vasilievsky Island from the south to the north: First to Twenty-Ninth Lines, Birzhevaya Line, Kozhevennaya Line, Kosaya Line, Mendeleevskaya Line

Makovsky V.E. (1846-1920), Artist

Makovsky Vladimir Egorovich (1846-1920, Petrograd) was an artist. He was a brother of K. E. Makovsky. He studied at the Moscow College of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture in 1861-66, under S. K. Zaryanko

Marr N.Y., (1864/65-1934), orientalist, linguist

MARR Nikolay Yakovlevich (1864-1934), orientalist and linguist, member of the St. Petersburg Academy of Sciences (1909), Russian Academy of Science (1917), and the Academy of Sciences of the USSR (1925; Vice-President from 1930)

Rovinsky D.A. (1824-1895), art historian

ROVINSKY Dmitry Alexandrovich (1824-1895), lawyer, archaeograph, art historian and collector, Associate (1881) and Honorary Fellow of the St. Petersburg Academy of Sciences (1883), Honorary Fellow of the Academy of Arts (1870)

Rylov A.A., (1870-1939), Artist

RYLOV Arkady Alexandrovich (1870-1939, Leningrad) artist, honoured worker of arts of the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic (1935). He was trained at the Central School of Technical Drawing from 1888 to 1891 and at the Academy of Arts from

Schmidt K.K., (1866-1945), architect

SCHMIDT Karl Karlovich (1866 - 1945, St. Petersburg), architect, associate academy member of architecture (1906). Graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts (1893). From 1896 worked in the Ministry of Justice. Built the brick-style mansion of V.V

Vostokov A.H. (1781-1864), philologist

VOSTOKOV Alexander Hristoforovich (real name Ostenek Alexander Voldemar) (1781-1864, St. Petersburg), philologist, paleographer, poet, translator, Member of the Russian Academy (1820), corresponding member (1826) and since 1841 member of St

Zhebelev S.A., (1867-1941), historian

ZHEBELEV Sergey Alexandrovich (1867, St. Petersburg - 1941, Leningrad), historian, Member of the Academy of Sciences of the USSR (1927). Graduated from the Faculty of History and Philology of Petersburg University in 1890