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Ice House

ICE HOUSE, or ICE PALACE, was constructed in December 1739 - January 1740 (architect P.M. Eropkin, engineer G.V. Kraft) by the order of Empress Anna Ioannovna at the bank of the Neva, near the Winter Palace, to celebrate the mock wedding of prince M

Ice Palace

ICE PALACE (1 Pyatiletok Avenue). A sports structure opened on 18 October 2000. Built according to the plans by the Moscow Scientific Research Institute for Objects of Culture, Recreation, Sport, and Health

Ignatiev P.N. governor-general in 1854-61

IGNATIEV Pavel Nikolaevich (1797-1879, St. Petersburg), count (1877), statesman, infantry general (1859), adjutant-general (1846), honorary member of St. Petersburg Academy of Sciences (1856)

Ignaty (Bryanchaninov) (1807-1867), Orthodox Saint

IGNATY (born Dmitry Alexandrovich Bryanchaninov) (1807-1867), religious figure, theologian and spiritual writer. In 1822-26, he studied at the Central Engineering College of St. Petersburg, during this time he often visited the house A.N

Ignaty (Malyshev) (1811-1897), Archimandrite

IGNATY (born Ivan Vasilievich Malyshev) (1811-1897, Holy Trinity and St. Sergius Hermitage), Archimandrite. In 1823, Ignaty was brought to St. Petersburg where he worked as an errand-boy, then as a salesclerk

Illegal Printing Offices

ILLEGAL PRINTING OFFICES opened in St. Petersburg by revolutionary organizations to print illegal press such as periodicals, brochures, and leaflets. A printing office would be organized in a rented apartment

Ilyin L.A. (1880-1942), architect.

ILYIN Lev Alexandrovich (1880-1942), architect, Fellow of the Academy of architecture of the USSR (as of 1941). He studied at the College of Civil Engineers (1897-1909) and at the Academy of Fine Arts (1903-04). He was a member of the Old St

Ilyinsky Bolshoy Bridge

ILIINSKY BOLSHOY BRIDGE (Ilyinsky, Okhtinsky No.3), across the Okhta River, along Revolution Highway. Named after the Church of St. Elijah the Prophet. Constructed in 1912, it replaced a wooden bridge

Imperial Burial Vault

IMPERIAL BURIAL VAULT. A final burial place for members of the Imperial Family had not yet been ultimately determined during Peter the Great's reign. The Tsars' kin were most often buried at the Holy Annunciation Church Burial Vault

Imperial Court

IMPERIAL COURT, Russian Emperors' court personnel, organized by Emperor Peter the Great according to French and Prussian courts, finally brought under strict regulations during Emperor Nikolas I's reign

Imperial Entrances

IMPERIAL ENTRANCES, court ceremonies in the 18th - the early 20th centuries. A ceremonial entrance accompanied the Emperor and members of the Imperial Family from the suites and inner (dwelling) apartments of their residence

Imperial Family

IMPERIAL FAMILY, members of the Russian monarch's family, called by succession to the throne or by lawful marriage to those who had such right. Legal status of the Imperial Family was ratified by Emperor Pavel I in 1797 by the Resolution on the

Imperial Funerals

IMPERIAL FUNERALS, one of the most important ceremonies. Performed according to Emperor Peter the Great's funeral (1725), consisting of three parts: display of the body of the departed, transportation of the body to the SS

Imperial Hunts

IMPERIAL HUNTS were an important part of Imperial Court life. The Imperial Hunts combined traditions from Russian Tsar Hunts of the 16th-17th centuries, and hunting customs of European courts

Imperial Residences

IMPERIAL RESIDENCES, palaces, the official abodes of the Emperors, the Imperial Court, recognized by law as such; property of the Treasury and maintained at the expense of the State Treasury House. The place of court ceremonies

Imperial Theatres

IMPERIAL THEATRES (in the 18th century court theatres, in the 19th century also called public theatres), originally intended to entertain the Imperial family, and to entertain and educate the public

Imperial Theatres Board

IMPERIAL THEATRES BOARD, a public institution managing the Imperial Theatres. The board was established in 1786 as the Board for Shows and Music, succeeding the functions of the Committee for Shows and Music (1783-86); from 1806

Industrial Architecture (entry)

INDUSTRIAL ARCHITECTURE. Construction of buildings for industrial purposes originally determined the appearance of St. Petersburg and its outskirts. The industrial style buildings included the Admiralty Shipyard, Partikulyarnaya Shipyard

Industrial Exhibitions (entry)

INDUSTRIAL EXHIBITIONS, organised by the government from the 1820s, intended to boost the national industry, interior and foreign trade, under the jurisdiction of the Trade and Manufactory Department of the Ministry of Finance

Industry (entry)

INDUSTRY was one of the most important parts of the economy of St. Petersburg, developing concurrently with the city and growing along. Due to the country’s foreign policy and geography

Ingermanland

INGERMANLAND (Swedish variant, Ingermanland; Russian variant, Izhorskaya Zemlya, or Ingria), a historic-cultural region including the Neva region, the Gulf of Finland shore, and the southwestern of Ladoga Region

Inns (entry)

INNS. Establishments featuring apartments and rooms for lodgers, as well as dining halls (similar to modern hotels). In the early 18th century kharchevnies (taverns) were also called inns or traktirs (Avsteria, Krasny Kabachok)

Inostrantsev A.A., (1843-1919), geologist, archaeologist

INOSTRANTSEV Alexander Alexandrovich (1843, Farforovoe Village, close to St. Petersburg -1919, Petrograd), geologist, Corresponding Member of the Petersburg Academy of Sciences (1901) and the Russian Academy of Sciences (1917)

Institute for the History of Material Culture of the Russian Academy of Sciences

INSTITUTE FOR THE HISTORY OF MATERIAL CULTURE of the Russian Academy of Sciences, situated at 18 Dvortsovaya Embankment. It was founded in 1919 on the basis of the Archaeological Committee established in St

Institute of Art History

INSTITUTE OF ART HISTORY of the Russian Academy of Sciences and the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation, situated at 5 St. Isaac's Square, a research institution

Institute of Artistic Culture

INSTITUTE OF ARTISTIC CULTURE, State. The institute was organised in 1923 on the basis of the Museum of Artistic Culture, and was located at 9 St.Isaac's Square

Institute of Experimental Medicine

INSTITUTE OF EXPERIMENTAL MEDICINE, a research institute situated at 12 Akademika Pavlova Street. It was founded by Prince A. P. Oldenburgsky as the Imperial Institute of Experimental Medicine in 1890 to become the first multifield medical and

Institute of Haematology and Transfusion Science

INSTITUTE OF HAEMATOLOGY AND TRANSFUSION SCIENCE, Russian State Research Institute of Haematology and Transfusiology situated at 16 Second Sovetskaya Street. It was founded on the initiative of E. R

Institute of History of the Russian Academy of Sciences, St. Petersburg

INSTITUTE OF HISTORY of the Russian Academy of Sciences, St. Petersburg, located at 7 Petrozavodskaya Street, successor to the Archaeographic Commission. It was established in 1936 as the Leningrad Department of the Institute of History of the

Institute of History, Philosophy, and Linguistics

INSTITUTE OF HISTORY, PHILOSOPHY, AND LINGUISTICS, Leningrad, founded in 1930/31 as the History and Linguistics Institute on the basis of a history and linguistics department separated from the Leningrad State University

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