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The subject index / Ministry of Public Education

Ministry of Public Education


Categories / Capital/Superior and Central State Institutions

MINISTRY OF PUBLIC EDUCATION, central public institution, in charge of the Russian Empire's educational and academic institutions (excepting military, naval and theological institutions). The Ministry was established on 8 September (1802)); later it was called the Ministry of Ecclesiastical Affairs and Public Education (1817-24). The structure of the Ministry took its final shape in 1863; it was comprised of the Ministerial Council, the Ministerial Office, the Department of Public Education, and the Academic and Building Committees. Aside from these, the Ministry's authority applied to the St. Petersburg Academy of Sciences, the Imperial Public Library, the Archaeographic Commission, and the University. From 1833, the Ministry's principal offices were located at 1-3 Teatralnaya Square (present-day Zodchego Rossi Street; 1828-33, architect K.I. Rossi); in 1835, some Department of Imperial Lands buildings were allotted to the Ministry. The buildings were situated on the other side of Chernysheva Lane (presently Lomonosova Street) and Teatralnaya Street. The ministry was abolished after October 1917, and used as the basis for the establishment of the People's Commissariat for Education.

References: Рождественский С. В. Исторический обзор деятельности Министерства народного просвещения, 1802-1902. СПб., 1902; Государственность России: Слов.-справ. М., 2001. Т. 4; Высшие и центральные государственные учреждения России, 1801-1917 гг. СПб., 2002. Т. 3.

D. N. Shilov.

Persons
Rossi Carl Ivanovich (Carlo Giovanni)

Addresses
Lomonosova St./Saint Petersburg, city
Zodchego Rossi Street/Saint Petersburg, city, house 3
Zodchego Rossi Street/Saint Petersburg, city
Zodchego Rossi Street/Saint Petersburg, city, house 1

Bibliographies
Рождественский С. В. Исторический обзор деятельности Министерства народного просвещения, 1802-1902. СПб., 1902
Государственность России: Слов.-справ. М., 2001

The subject Index
Russian Academy of Sciences
Russian National Library
Archaeographical Committee
State University, St. Petersburg

Chronograph
1835



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Batyushkov K.N. (1787-1855), poet

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Bulgarin F.V., (1789-1859), writer, journalist

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

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Leskov N.S. (1831-1895), writer

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Likhachev N.P., (1862-1936), historian

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Literacy Society

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Nikitenko А.V. (1804-1877),critic

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Strakhov N. N. (1828-1896), critic

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The Woman Gymnasium of the Ministry Of People’s Education

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Vernadsky V.I., (1863-1945), chemist

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