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The subject index / Kazanskoe Cemetery

Kazanskoe Cemetery

Categories / City Services/Cemeteries (see also Architecture and Urban Planning)
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KAZANSKOE CEMETERY. Cemetery in the town of Pushkin (1 Gusarskaya Street). The area consists of 35 hectares. It has existed from 1785. It is named after the Kazan Church and Burial Vault (1785-1790), built over the crypt of A.D. Lanskoy (1758-1784), who held the favour of Empress Catherine II. The mausoleum, bell tower and gates at the fence have all survived. To the South of the Orthodox Kazanskoe Cemetery sections for other denominations are situated, including the Lutheran, Muslim, and Jewish sections, which were later united. In 1914-1916, the Communal Cemetery for Soldiers was arranged in the cemetery"s northwest section (not preserved). Common graves and graves of participants of the Great Patriotic War of 1941-1945 were placed in the eastern part. The high Yuryevsky Princes family crypt has survived (1879, Y.F. Bruni), as has the Orlov-Davydov Counts rotunda-mausoleum (1910, A.A. Grubbe). Also buried at Kazanskoe cemetery are the poet I.F. Annensky, artist P.P. Chistyakov, Lithuanian poet Y. Yanonis (tomb stone by sculptor B. Vishnyauskas, 1963), writers O.D. Forsch, A.R. Belyaev, S.M. Alyansky, T.G. Gnedich, T.K. Galushko, and M.P. Rudenskaya (historian of the Pushkin Lyceum Museum), cameraman A.N. Moskvin, and artist O.N. Gildebrand-Arbenina.

References: Пирютко Ю. М. Царскосельский некрополь // Петербургские чтения-96. СПб., 1996. С. 278-280; Казанское кладбище в Царском Селе/Сост.: А. Ю. Егоров, Н. А. Давыдова. СПб., 2003.

Y. M. Piryutko.

Alyansky Samuil Mironovich
Annensky Innokenty Fedorovich
Belyaev Alexander Romanovich
Bruni Yuly Fedorovich
Catherine II, Empress
Chistyakov Pavel Petrovich
Forsh Olga Dmitrievna
Galushko Tatyana Konstantinovna
Gildebrand-Arbenina Olga Nikolaevna
Gnedich Tatyana Grigorievna
Grube Artur Alexandrovich
Lanskoy Alexander Dmitrievich
Moskvin Andrey Nikolaevich
Rudenskaya Marina Petrovna
the Orlov-Davydovs
the Yuryevskys, Dukes
Vishnyauskas Bronyus Danelyaus
Yanonis Yulyus

Gusarskaya Street/Pushkin, town, house 1

Пирютко Ю. М. Царскосельский некрополь // Петербургские чтения-96. СПб., 1996


25 June. A.D. Lanskoi, a favourite of Catherine II, died in Tsarskoye Selo. In 1785 the architector G. Quarenghi built the mausoleum over Lanskoy's grave. Later it was consecrated as the Church of the Kazan Icon of the Mother of God
Source: Tsarskoe Selo


The Tsarskoye Selo inheritated estate had a population of about 7,900. The Tsarskoye Selo Office was renamed the board with the staff in quantity of 311 employees. The Full Councillor of State A.I
Source: Tsarskoe Selo


27 November. Andrei Afanasyevich Vetvenitsky was appointed the senior priest of the Cathedral of St. Catherine in Tsarskoye Selo. He was buried in the Kazansky cemetery in 1883 ( the grave is preserved)
Source: Tsarskoe Selo


Captain V.E. Ionov was appointed as the manager of the Palace Board. He has been working on this position until his death in 1905 and was burried in the Kazansky Cemetery
Source: Tsarskoe Selo


4 March. On N.S. Gumilyov's initiative I.F. Annensky was acquainted with the critic S.K. Makovsky and the poet M.A. Voloshin in the flat of I.F. Annensky in Sophia Town
Source: Tsarskoe Selo


Society for the protection of maternity and babies began to work under the management of Professor N.V. Yastrebov in the building of the Maternity Orphanage of Drozhzhina (the present address is 14 Pavlovsky Road)
Source: Tsarskoe Selo


6 January. The science fiction writer A.R. Belyayev died from starvation in occupied Pushkin Town, he was burried in a common grave in the Kazanskoye Semetery
Source: Tsarskoe Selo

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