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A. I. Kuindzhi memorial apartment

A. I. KUINDZHI MEMORIAL APARTMENT, St. Petersburg's only history and art workshop. It was opened in 1993 as a branch of the Science and Research Museum of the Russian Academy of Arts and was accommodated in the so-called House of Artists (original

Abamelek-Lazarev S.S., prince, mining industrialist

ABAMELEK-LAZAREV (Abamelek-Lazarev) Semen Semenovich (1851-1916), prince, industrialist and landowner, archaeologist, Master of the Horse. Graduated from the Faculty of History and Philosophy of Petersburg University (1881)

Academic Gymnasium

ACADEMIC GYMNASIUM, the first general secondary education institution in Russia. It was founded as a part of the Petersburg Academy of Sciences in 1724 and opened in January 1726 to provide training to boys coming from various free social classes

Academic University

ACADEMIC UNIVERSITY, the first Russian university founded by Peter the Great in 1724 as a part of the Petersburg Academy of Sciences and now officially recognised as the predecessor of the St. Petersburg State University

Academician Pavlov Memorial Museums (entry)

ACADEMICIAN PAVLOV MEMORIAL MUSEUMS. 1) The Memorial Study and Library of Academician I. P. Pavlov was established in 1937. It is housed in the Department of Physiology of the Institute of Experimental Medicine (12 Akademika Pavlova Street) where

Academy of Arts

ACADEMY OF ARTS (17 Universitetskaya Embankment), state establishment of higher education in the sphere of fine arts and architecture, and a higher school of art

Admiral Kuznetsov Naval Academy

ADMIRAL KUZNETSOV NAVAL ACADEMY (NA) (73/1 Vyborgskaya Embankment). Established in April, 1919, on the basis of Nikolaevsky Marine Academy for preparing command and command-engineering personnel for the Soviet Navy

Admiral Makarov Sea Academy

ADMIRAL MAKAROV SEA ACADEMY (15a Kosaya Line) is a higher civil marine educational institution. Started as the Nautical Classes of St. Petersburg River Yacht Club, which were founded in 1876

Agricultural University

AGRICULTURAL UNIVERSITY, fully named the St. Petersburg State Agricultural University, situated at 2 Peterburgskoe Highway, Pushkin. It originates from the Agricultural School established in Tsarskoe Selo in 1797

Agrophysics Institute

AGROPHYSICS INSTITUTE is a scientific institution run by the Russian Academy of Agricultural Sciences (14 Grazhdansky Avenue), and was created on the initiative of Member of the Academy A.F. Ioffe in 1932

Alarchin Courses

ALARCHIN COURSES, a women's educational institution opened by teacher I. I. Paulson in 1869 to provide training for women to study at higher educational institutions

Alexander Military Law Academy

ALEXANDER MILITARY LAW ACADEMY (AMLA), advanced military educational institution. It prepared officers for military court department. It was founded in 1866, as part of classes for officers at the Auditing School (created in 1832)

Alexandrov A.D., (1912-1999), mathematician

ALEXANDROV Alexander Danilovich (1912-1999, St. Petersburg), mathematician, Member of the Academy of Sciences of the USSR (1964). Graduated from the Physics Department of the Leningrad University in 1933

Alexeev M.P., (1896-1981), scholar, philologist, member of the Academy of Sciences

ALEXEEV Mikhail Pavlovich (1896-1981, Leningrad), historian of literature, member of the Academy of Sciences of the USSR (1958). Graduated from the Faculty of History and Philology at the Kiev University (1918). Lived in Leningrad from 1933

Alexeev V.M., (1881-1951), orientalist, member of the Academy of Sciences

ALEXEEV Vasily Mikhailovich (1881, St. Petersburg - 1951, Leningrad), orientalist, sinologist, Member of the Academy of Sciences of the USSR (1929). Graduated from the Oriental Languages Faculty of Petersburg University in 1902

All-Russian Oil and Geological Survey Institute

ALL-RUSSIAN OIL AND GEOLOGICAL SURVEY INSTITUTE of the Ministry of Natural Resources of the Russian Federation and the Academy of Sciences situated at 39 Liteiny Avenue

All-Russian Pushkin Museum

ALL-RUSSIAN PUSHKIN MUSEUM of the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation (12 Moika RiverEmbankment) was established in 1953 on the basis of the All-Russian Pushkin Exhibition of 1937 opened in Moscow in the halls of the History Museum in

Almaz Central Design Bureau

ALMAZ Central Design Bureau, at 50 Varshavskaya Street, is the Central Design Bureau for Marine Engineering (CDBME) of the Russian Shipbuilding Agency. It was formed in 1949 as the Special Design Bureau - 5; in 1956 it became the Central Design

Amosov I.A. (1800-1878), naval engineer, general

AMOSOV Ivan Afanasyevich (1800-78, St. Petersburg), naval engineer, Engineer General (1872). Graduated from the School of Naval Architecture (1817). In 1833-53 worked at the Okhtinsky Admiralty Shipyard, where he built a number of fighting ships

Anichkov N. N. (1885 - 1964), pathologist

ANICHKOV Nikolay Nikolaevich (1885, St. Petersburg - 1964, Leningrad), pathologist, academician of the Academy of Sciences of the USSR (1939) and Academy of Medical Sciences of the USSR (1944), Distinguished Worker of Science (1935)

Anna Akhmatova Literary and Memorial Museum

ANNA AKHMATOVA LITERARY AND MEMORIAL MUSEUM, located at 34 Fontanka River Embankment, was opened in 1989 in Fountain House (see Sheremetev Palace) as a branch of the Dostoevsky Literary and Memorial Museum. The museum became independent in 1990. A

Annenschule, School

ANNENSCHULE, a school attached to St. Anna's Lutheran Church, situated at 8a Kirochnaya Street. Y. I. Bruce, Peter the Great’s associate, made a decision in 1722 to provide regular training to children in reading and writing in German language with

Annensky I.F. (1855-1909), poet and teacher

ANNENSKY Innokenty Fedorovich (1856-1909, St. Petersburg), poet, playwright, translator, critic, and teacher promoted to Actual Civil Counsellor in 1896. He graduated from the department of history and philosophy of Petersburg University with a

Antireligious Museum

ANTIRELIGIOUS MUSEUM existed from 1930 to 1937 and was housed in St. Isaac's Cathedral. The museum was one of the main centres of atheist propaganda in the USSR

Antsiferov N.P. (1889-1958), historian and regional ethnographer

ANTSIFEROV Nikolay Pavlovich (1889-1958), historian, regional ethnographer and public figure. He moved to St. Petersburg in 1908. Antsiferov graduated from the Department of History and Philology of Petrograd University (1915), a student of I.M

Applied Chemistry, the State Scientific Centre of the Russian Federation

APPLIED CHEMISTRY, the State Scientific Centre of the Russian Federation (the Federal State Unitary Factory, the Russian Scientific Centre for Applied Chemistry), at 14 Dobrolyubova Avenue, is the biggest chemical organisation in Russia

Archaeographical Committee

ARCHAEOGRAPHICAL COMMITTEE, a scientific institution established under the Ministry of Public Education in 1834 to publish materials collected by the Archaeographical Expedition of the Academy of Sciences in 1829-32 with historian and archaeographer

Archaeological Committee

ARCHAEOLOGICAL COMMITTEE, an organisation and research centre of archaeology in Russia. It was founded in St. Petersburg in 1859 under the Ministry of the Imperial Court and Apanages, meetings were held in the Winter Palace

Archaeological Institute

ARCHAEOLOGICAL INSTITUTE, named the Imperial Archaeological Institute until 1917, educational research institution training in archaeology and archives management. Founded in 1877 on the initiative of N. V

Architectural-Construction University, St. Petersburg State

ARCHITECTURAL-CONSTRUCTION UNIVERSITY, St. Petersburg State, located at 4 Second Krasnoarmeiskaya Street, was established in 1832 as the College for Civil Engineering. It was renamed the Institute for Civil Engineering in 1882