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Kachalov N.N., (1883-1961), chemist

KACHALOV Nikolay Nikolaevich (1883-1961), chemical process engineer, Associate of the Academy of Sciences of the USSR (1933), Honoured Worker of Science and Technology of the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic (1935). Graduated from the St

Kadochnikov P.P. (1915-1988) film actor

KADOCHNIKOV Pavel Petrovich (1915, Petrograd - 1988, Leningrad), actor, film director, People’s Artist of the USSR (1979), Hero of Socialist Labour (1985). After graduating from the Leningrad Theatre Institute he worked as an actor at Leningrad’s

Kakhovsky P.G. (1797-1826), Decembrist

KAKHOVSKY Peter Grigorievich (1799 - 1826), Decembrist, retired poruchik (lieutenant). Educated at Moscow University Boarding School. From March 1816 served as a cadet in the Chasseur Life Guard Regiment of St

Kalaushin Boris Matveevich (1929-1999), artist

KALAUSHIN Boris Matveevich (1929, Leningrad - 1999, St. Petersburg), book artist, painter. He studied in the Institute of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture under Mikhail Taranov (1950-56). He illustrated over 100 children's books, including V

Kalesnik S.V., (1901-1977), geographer

KALESNIK Stanislav Vikentievich (1901, St. Petersburg - 1977, Leningrad), geographer, Member of the Academy of Sciences of the USSR (1968). Graduated from the Leningrad State University (1929), of which he became a professor in 1939

Kalinin M.I. (1875-1946), statesman

KALININ Mikhail Ivanovich (1875-1946), Soviet statesman, Hero of Socialist Labor (1944). He graduated from State elementary training school (1886). In 1889 arrived at St

Kalinina Square

KALININA SQUARE, at the intersection of Kondratyevsky Avenue and Polyustrovsky Avenue. The square was named in 1955 after M.I. Kalinin, who is also commemorated by a monument in the centre of the square (1955)

Kalininsky District

KALININSKY DISTRICT is an administrative territorial unit of St. Petersburg. (Its territory administration is located at 13 Arsenalnaya Embankment.) The district was named in honour of Mikhail Kalinin in 1946

Kalinkin Bridges

KALINKIN BRIDGES (Kalinkinsky Bridges), three bridges in the surroundings of a Finnish village Kalyola or Kallina (in the Russian manner Kalinkina), which existed in the 17th-19th centuries in the lower reaches of the Fontanka River

Kamenka, area

KAMENKA (Bolshaya Kamenka, until 1930 - Koloniya Kamenka "Kamenka Colony"), the former village in the north-west of St. Petersburg, north of Yuntolovskaya Forest Estate, and north-west of the region of large-scale residential building of Dolgoe Lake

Kamenka, river

KAMENKA, a river in the south-west of St. Petersburg, running from Shuvalovo and Kamenka. It flows from Lake Nizhnee Bolshoe Suzdalskoe and runs through Novo-Orlovsky Forest Park and the pond of Shuvalovsky Pit

Kamennoostrovsky Avenue

KAMENNOOSTROVSKY AVENUE, located between Troitskaya Square and the Bolshaya Nevka River Embankment. The main thoroughfare joining the city centre and the Petrogradskaya Side with Aptekarsky Island and Kamenny Island

Kamennoostrovsky Bridge

KAMENNOOSTROVSKY BRIDGE (commonly referred to as Betankurovsky), over the Malaya Nevka River, links Aptekarsky and Kamenny Islands along the Kamennoostrovsky Avenue. In 1760 St. Petersburg's fourth boat bridge was built here (architect А. Wist)

Kamenny Bridge

KAMENNY BRIDGE, over Griboedova Canal, on Gorokhovaya Street. It was constructed in 1766-76 (engineers V.I. Nazimov, I.N. Borisov) at the site of a previously existing (1752) timber bridge called Sredny Bridge

Kamenny Island Canals

KAMENNY ISLAND CANALS were built in the 18-19th centuries and intended to drain the territory, transport construction materials to palaces and estates and lay out park elements. The canal routes were repeatedly changed

Kamenny Island, ensemble

KAMENNY ISLAND (in 1920-89 - Trudyashchikhsya Island), in the north-west part of the Neva river delta, located between the Bolshaya Nevka River to the north and the Malaya Nevka River to the south, the Krestovka River lies to the east

Kamensky V.A. (1907-1975), architect.

KAMENSKY Valentin Alexandrovich (1907-1975), architect, national architect of the USSR (1970). In 1931-39, he taught at Leningrad College of Civil Engineers following his graduation from the institute; from 1941

Kanareechnaya Street

KANAREECHNAYA STREET, running between Bolshoy Avenue and Sredny Avenue of Vasilievsky Island. The street was laid in the 1800s, near Gallery Harbour. It was originally named after house-owner and skipper S. Kanareev (building no

Kankrin E.F. (1774-1845), statesman

KANKRIN Egor Frantsevich (Georg Ludwig Daniel) (1774-1845, Pavlovsk of the St. Petersburg Province), Count (1829), statesman and scientist, Infantry General (1828), Honorary Fellow of the St. Petersburg Academy of Sciences (1828)

Kanonerskaya Street

KANONERSKAYA STREET, running from Lermontovsky Avenue beyond Angliisky Avenue. The street was laid in the 1740s. The original name, Shkiperskaya Street (1739), never entered everyday use, and the street was given its modern name in the 1770s

Kanonersky Island

KANONERSKY ISLAND situated in the southwest of the delta of the Neva River and separated from Gutuevsky Island by Morskoy Canal. In the west, it is bounded by the Gulf of Finland

Kantemir A.D. (1708-1744), poet

KANTEMIR Antiokh Dmitrievich (1709-1744), Prince, poet, translator, diplomat, privy counsellor (1741). The son of a Moldavian Hospodar (Prince) D. K. Kantemir. He received an excellent home education, studied at the Academic University (1726-27)

Kantemirovsky Bridge

KANTEMIROVSY BRIDGE, over the Bolshaya Nevka, links Medikov Avenue on Aptekarsky Island with Vyborgskaya Embankment and Kantemirovskaya Street (hence the name) on Vyborgskaya Side. It was constructed in 1979-82 (engineers B.N. Brudno, B.B

Kantorovich L.V. (1912-1986), economist

KANTOROVICH Leonid Vitalievich (1912, St. Petersburg - 1986), mathematician and economist, member of the Academy of Sciences of the USSR in 1964. Graduated from Leningrad State University with a major in mathematics and mechanics in 1930

Kantsevskaya Side

KANTSEVSKAYA Side, the name of the territory on the right bank of the Okhta River, at the confluence of the Okhta and the Neva, that was current in the 18th century. It comes from the Russian name of the former Swedish fortress Nyenschantz - Kantsi

Kapitsa P.L., (1841-1984), physicist

KAPITSA Peter Leonidovich (1894, Kronstadt - 1984), physicist, Member of the Academy of Sciences of the USSR (1939), Hero of Socialist Labour (1945, 1974). Graduated from the Petrograd Polytechnic Institute (1918)

Kaplan Anatoly Lvovich (1903-1980), artist

KAPLAN Anatoly Lvovich (1903-1980, Leningrad), graphic artist. From 1922 he lived in St. Petersburg (Leningrad), and studied in the Academy of Arts (1922-27) under Kuzma Petrov-Vodkin and Arkady Rylov and in the experimental lithographic workshop of

Kaplan E.I. (1895-1961), stage director

KAPLAN Emmanuil Iosifovich (1895, St. Petersburg - 1961, Leningrad), singer (tenor), stage director, teacher. Graduated from the Architecture Department of the Academy of Arts (1925)

Kaplan I.M. (1924-1997), art director

KAPLAN Isaac Mikhailovich (1924-1997, Leningrad), art director. He graduated from the All-Russian State Institute of Cinematography in 1950. Worked at Lenfilm from 1953, he filmed approximately 30 films, many of them together with B. S. Manevich

Karakozov D.V. (1840-1866), revolutionary

KARAKOZOV Dmitry Vladimirovich (1840-1866, St. Petersburg), participant of the revolutionary movement of the 1860s. Upon graduating from Penza Gymnasium (1860) studied at the faculties of Law at Kazan University, then at Moscow University

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