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Entries / Kushnikov S.S. (1765-1839), Civilian Governor

Kushnikov S.S. (1765-1839), Civilian Governor

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KUSHNIKOV Sergey Sergeevich (1765 или 1767-1839, St. Petersburg), statesman, Valid Secret Counsellor (1827), nephew of N. M. Karamzin. On graduating from the Land Gentry Cadets' College in St. Petersburg (1787), he entered military service and participated in the Russian-Turkish war of 1787-91, and in Italian and Swiss Campaigns of A. V. Suvorov (1799). Entered state service in 1800, and in 1802-04 served as St. Petersburg Civilian Governor. In 1807 Kushnikov was appointed senator. In 1823 he was made an Honorary Trustee and in 1828, appointed member of the State Council, In 1829, he was appointed a member of St. Petersburg Representation of the Board of Trustees. In 1832 he headed the Commission of Petitions, and in 1833 he was appointed to serve as member of the Committee of Finance. In 1834, he was a member of councils of the Society of Noble Girls and of the College of the Order of St. Catherine. He was buried in Tikhvinskoe Cemetery of Alexander Nevsky Lavra (today the Necropolis of Workers of the Arts; on his tombstone there is a marble monument with an epitaph by prince P. A. Vyazemsky).

Reference: Длуголенский Я. Н. Военно-гражданская и полицейская власть Санкт-Петербурга, 1703-1917. СПб., 2001. С. 184-187.

D. N. Shilov.

Karamzin Nikolay Mikhailovich
Kushnikov Sergey Sergeevich
Suvorov Alexander Arkadievich, Count
Vyazemsky Peter Andreevich, Duke

Длуголенский Я. Н. Военно-гражданская власть Санкт-Петербурга, 1703-1917. СПб., 2001

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Necropolis of Artists