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Children’s Art Schools (entry)

CHILDREN’S ART SCHOOLS are primary schools in the system of schools for creative and talented children. In 1835, K. Kh. Reissig founded in St. Petersburg public Sunday drawing and drafting classes at the Technological Institute for people of any

Chistovich I.A., (1828-1893), theologian

CHISTOVICH Illarion Alexeevich (1828 --1893, St. Petersburg), theologian, corresponding member of St. Petersburg Academy of Sciences (1874). Upon graduating from St

City Museum

CITY MUSEUM, founded in 1918 based on an earlier museum established in 1908 and situated at 55 Sadovaya Street. The City Museum was accommodated in the Anichkov Palace with the Museum of Old Petersburg as its branch located at 35 Fontanka River

Commercial Colleges (Entry)

COMMERCIAL COLLEGES, institutions of intermediate education with general and special commercial educational courses. The first Russian commercial college was established in Moscow in 1772 by P. A. Demidov. It was transferred to St

Commission for the Study of Russian Natural Productive Resources,

COMMISSION FOR THE STUDY OF RUSSIAN NATURAL PRODUCTIVE FORCES founded under the Russian Academy of Sciences in 1915 during World War I of 1914-18. It was situated at 2a Tuchkovaya Embankment

Communication Museum

COMMUNICATION MUSEUM, A. S. Popov Central (7 Pochtamtskaya Street) is the first such museum in Russia. It ranks among the biggest museums of its kind in the world

Crafts Academy

CRAFTS ACADEMY, State, Saint Petersburg (13 Solyanoy Lane) is one of the leading creative academies in Russia, originating from the Baron Stieglitz Central School of Technical Drawing (CSTD, 1876-1924)

Dal V. I. (1801-1872), writer, ethnographer, lexicographer, doctor

DAL Vladimir Ivanovich (1801-1872), writer, ethnographer, lexicographer, doctor, Corresponding Member of Petersburg Academy of Sciences (1838). He graduated from the Naval Military School (1819) and from the Faculty of Medicine of Derpt University

Danilevsky N.Y. (1822 - 1885), philosopher

DANILEVSKY Nikolay Yakovlevich (1822-85), philosopher, sociologist, and naturalist promoted to Actual Civil Counsellor in 1868. He graduated from Tsarskoe Selo Lyceum in 1842 and was an irregular student at the faculty of physics and mathematics of

Dashkova E.R. (1744-1810), statesman

DASHKOVA (nee Vorontsova) Ekaterina Romanovna (1744 - 1810 , St. Petersburg),duchess and patroness of science and education. A member of the Vorontsov family. She was a participant of the Court Revolt of 1762 and supporter of Empress Catherine II

Deaf-Mute School

DEAF-MUTE SCHOOL is one of the oldest deaf-mute pedagogical schools in Russia. It was founded as an experimental institution by Empress Maria Fedorovna (who sponsored it until 1810) in Pavlovsk in 1806

Degtyarev V.A., (1879-1949), Small Arms Designer

DEGTYAREV Vasily Alexeevich (1880-1949) was a small-arms designer, Doctor of Technology (1940), Major-General of Engineering and Artillery (1940), Hero of Socialist Labour (1940)

Delisle J.N., (1688-1768), astronomer

DELISLE Josephe Nicolas (Osip Nikolaevich) (1688-1768), French astronomer, Member of the Paris Academy of Sciences, Foreign Honorary Member of the Petersburg Academy of Sciences. Lived in St. Petersburg from 1725

Denisov Y.M. (1925-2001), Historian of Architecture, Regional Ethnographer

DENISOV Yury Mikhailovich (1925, Leningrad - 2001, St. Petersburg), art historian. Graduated from the Faculty of Art Theory and Art History of the I. E. Repin Institute (1950)

Derzhavin Museum

DERZHAVIN MUSEUM, Museum of Derzhavin and Russian Literature of his Time, 118 Fontanka River Embankment, a branch of Pushkin All-Russian Museum. It was opened in May 2003 in the main house of G.R

Dobiash-Rozhdestvenskaya O.A., (1874-1939), historian

DOBIASH-ROZHDESTVENSKAYA Olga Antonovna (1874-1939), historian, palaeographer, Corresponding Member of the Academy of Sciences of the USSR (1929). Wife of D.S. Rozhdestvensky. Lived in St

Dogel A.S., (1852-1922), histologist

DOGEL Alexander Stanislavovich (1852-1922, Petrograd), histologist, Corresponding Member of the Petersburg Academy of Sciences (1894). Graduated from Kazan University in 1879

Dokuchaev Central Museum of Soil Science

DOKUCHAEV CENTRAL MUSEUM OF SOIL SCIENCE (6 Birzhevoy Passage) is the first ever museum of soil science. The museum was established in 1902 on the initiative of V. V. Dokuchaev as the Soil Museum of the Free Economic Society

Dokuchaev V.V., (1846-1903), soil scientist

DOKUCHAEV Vasily Vasilievich (1846-1903), naturalist, soil scientist. In 1871, graduated from the Science Department of the Physics and Mathematics Faculty of Petersburg University

Doll Museum

DOLL MUSEUM situated at 8 Kamskaya Street. It was founded by Poteshny Promysel Company in 1998 and opened in 1999 with a number of private collections forming the basis of the stocks enlarged by antique and modern original dolls

Dostoevsky Literary Memorial Museum

DOSTOEVSKY LITERARY MEMORIAL MUSEUM ( 5/2 Kuznechny Lane), opened 13.11.1971 in the house where F. M. Dostoevsky rented his last flat since 1878 and where he died on 28.1.1881. R. G

Dukhov N.L. (1904-1964), weapons engineer

DUKHOV Nikolay Leonidovich (1904-64) was a weapons engineer and Lieutenant General (1954), Corresponding Member of the Academy of Sciences of the USSR (1953), Hero of Socialist Labour (1945, 1949, and 1954)

Education League

EDUCATION LEAGUE, All-Russian public teaching organisation. It was founded in St. Petersburg in 1906, its charter approved in 1907, on the initiative of members of literacy committees closed by the government for united and coordinated activities of

Eichenbaum B.М., (1886-1959), literary historian

EICHENBAUM Boris Mikhailovich (1886-1959, Leningrad), a literary historian, Ph.D. (philology) in 1918. Living in St. Petersburg from 1905, he studied at the Army Medical Academy and P. F

Elagin Island Palace and Museum of Russian Applied and Decorative Arts

ELAGIN ISLAND PALACE AND MUSEUM OF APPLIED AND DECORATIVE ARTS AND INTERIOR of the late 18th - early 20th centuries (4 Elagin Island), opened in 1987 in Elagin Palace

Engineering-Economical University, St. Petersburg State

ENGINEERING-ECONOMICAL UNIVERSITY, St. Petersburg State, located at 27/9 Marata Street, dates back to the Higher Commercial Courses established in 1906 and attached to the Institute of People's Economy in 1920

Euler L., (1707-1783), mathematician

EULER Leonard (1707-83), mathematician, mechanical engineer, and physicist. A native of Switzerland, he studied at Basel University. Invited to the Petersburg Academy of Sciences, where he worked as a scientific assistant from 1726

European University, St. Petersburg

EUROPEAN UNIVERSITY (3 Gagarinskaya Street) is a non-state institution of post-graduate education in post-graduate programme in the sphere of social sciences and humanities

Famintsyn A.S., (1835-1918), botanist

FAMINTSYN Andrey Sergeevich (1835-1918), plant physiologist, member of the St. Petersburg Academy of Sciences (1884) and the Russian Academy of Sciences (1917). In 1857 he graduated from the University of St

Favorsky А.Е., (1860-1945), chemist

FAVORSKY Alexey Evgrafovich (1860-1945), chemist, member of the Academy of Sciences of the USSR (1929), Hero of Socialist Labour (1945). He graduated from the department of natural science of the Faculty of Mathematics and Physics of St