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Kiselev P.D. (1788-1872), statesman

KISELEV Pavel Dmitrievich (1788-1872), count (1839), statesman and military leader, Infantry General (1834), Adjutant General (1823), Honorary Member of the Petersburg Academy of Sciences (1855). The uncle of D. A. Milyutin and N. A. Milyutin

Kitner I.S., (1839-1929), architect

KITNER Ieronim Sevastyanovich (1839, St. Petersburg - 1929), architect, member of the Academy of Architecture (1867), honorary member of Academy of Fine Arts (1911)

Kleigels N.V., chief of the city administration in 1895-1904

KLEIGELS Nikolay Vasilievich (1850, St. Petersburg - 1916, at the same place), statesman, cavalry general (1910). He graduated from Pavlovsky Cadet Corps School and Nikolaevskoe Cavalry School in St. Petersburg (1868)

Kleinmichel P.A. (1793-1869), statesman

KLEINMICHEL Petr Andreevich (Peter) (1793, St Petersburg 1869), Count (1839), statesman and military leader, Infantry General (1841), Adjutant General (1826). From 1808, he served with the Guards, took part in the Patriotic War of 1812

Klenze Leo von (1784-1864), architect

KLENZE LEO VON (1784-1864), Bavarian architect, artist, theorist and historian of architecture, master of Eclecticism, concentrated on the Classic and Renaissance styles, Associate Member of the Academy of Fine Arts (1834)

Klodt P.K., (1805-1867), sculptor

KLODT (Klodt von Jurgensburg) Peter Karlovich (1805, St. Petersburg - 1867), Baron, sculptor, caster. Visited the Academy of Arts in 1829, achieved membership and professorship in 1838, then directorship of the casting workshop

Klyuev N.A. (1887-1937), poet

KLYUEV Nikolay Alexeevich (1884-1937), poet, prose writer. Studied in Vytegra Church School, then in the two-class Mining School. His works were published from 1904 onwards. The first verse collections, The Chime of Pine-Trees (1911), dedicated to A

Knowledge, publishing house, 1898-1913

KNOWLEDGE (Znanie), a publishing house established in 1898 by K.P. Pyatnitsky as a joint-stock company of writers, which included V.A. Posse, D.D. Protopopov, O.N. Popova, V.I. Charnolusky, and G.A. Falborg

Ko F.Kozlov F.R. the 1st secretary of the regional party committee in 1953-57

KOZLOV Frol Romanovich (1908-1965), Soviet Party worker and statesman, Hero of Socialist Labour (1961). After graduating from Leningrad Polytechnical institute (1936) he held engineering and technical positions at Izhevsky metallurgical works

Kochubey V.P. (1768-1834), statesman

KOCHUBEY Viktor Pavlovich (1768-1834), Prince (1831), statesman, Chancellor for Internal Affairs (1834), Honorary Member of the Petersburg Academy of Sciences (1818). Maternal nephew of Prince A. A. Bezborodko, riding on his coattails

Kodatsky I.F. the chairman of Leningrad Soviet in 1929-37

KODATSKY (Kadatsky) Ivan Fedorovich (1893-1937), Soviet statesman and party worker. He graduated from the vocational school in Nikolaev, worked as a turner there, took part in workers' strikes

Kogan P.S. (1931-1998), film director

KOGAN Pavel Simonovich (1931, Leningrad - 1998, St. Petersburg), film director and documentarian, Honoured Worker of Arts of the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic in 1980

Kokorinov A.F. (1726-1772), architect

KOKORINOV Alexander Filippovich (1726-1772, St. Petersburg), architect and engineer. He was one of the first masters of Russian Classicism. He studied in Tobolsk and Moscow. Kokorinov lived in St

Kokoshkin S.A. (1795-1861), Chief Policeman

KOKOSHKIN Sergey Alexandrovich (1795 or 1796-1861, St. Petersburg), statesman, Infantry General (1856). From 1811, he served in the Preobrazhensky Guard Regiment and from 1828 he was an assistant to the chief of staff of military settlements

Kokushkin Bridge

KOKUSHKIN BRIDGE, over Griboedov Canal, links Przhevalskogo Street and Kokushkin Lane (hence the name). It was built in 1946-48 (engineer B.B. Levin, architect L.А. Noskov) replacing a timber bridge, which had existed from the 1780s

Kollontay A.M. (1872-1952), revolutionary and statesman

KOLLONTAY (nee Domontovich) Alexandra Mikhailovna (1872, St Petersburg - 1952), Soviet party worker, diplomat, writer. In 1888, she passed all school examinations without having attended classes

Kolokolnaya Street

KOLOKOLNAYA STREET, located between Vladimirsky Avenue and Marata Street. Constructed in the 1740s according to a project by the St. Petersburg Construction Commission

Kolomenskaya Street

KOLOMENSKAYA STREET, located between Kuznechny Lane and Volokolamsky Lane. The road was constructed in the 1740s, according to a project by the St. Petersburg Construction Commission

Kolomensky Island

KOLOMENSKY ISLAND, historical name of the area between the Moika River, Kryukov Canal, Griboedova Canal, Fontanka River, Bolshaya Neva River, and Pryazhka River. Its area is over 90 hectares


KOLOMNA, a historical district in the west part of St. Petersburg, between the Bolshaya Neva, Moika, Fontanka and Kryukov Canal. The name appeared in the early 18th century, most likely, on account of working people from the town of Kolomna


KOLOMYAGI, an area to the north-west of St. Petersburg, north of the Komendantsky Aerodrome and south-west of Ozerki; in the west it is adjacent large-scale residential development of Ozero Dolgoe

Kolosova E.I., (1780-1869), ballet dancer

KOLOSOVA (nee Neelova) Evgenia Ivanovna (1780-1869, St. Petersburg), ballet dancer. She studied under I. I. Valberkh in the Petersburg Theatre School and danced solo in the Imperial Company in 1799-1826

Kolpino town

KOLPINO, a town, the centre of Kolpinsky District of St. Petersburg (since 1936), a station of Oktyabrskaya railway, 26 km to the south-east of St. Petersburg. It occupies the total area of 66 square km. The population is 142,800 people (2000)

Kolpinsky District

KOLPINSKY DISTRICT, an administrative and territorial unit of Saint Petersburg (with the territorial administration situated in Kolpino, at 1 Uritskogo Street). The name derives from the town of Kolpino which is the centre of the district

Koltovskie, locality

KOLTOVSKIE, historical name of a region in the western part of Petrogradsky Island between Pionerskaya Street (former Bolshaya Koltovskaya Street), Bolshaya Zelenina Street

Koltsov A.V. (1809-1842), poet

KOLTSOV Alexey Vasilievich (1809-1842), poet. Finished the first class of Voronezh School. He first came to St. Petersburg in 1836. He visited the city again in 1838 and 1840 (lived at V.G. Belinsky's, 15 Maly Avenue of Vasilievsky Island)

Koltushi Hills

KOLTUSHI HILLS, a height east of St. Petersburg within the boundaries of Neva Lowland. It is a group of kame hills with a height of 60.5 to 78.3 meters above the reclaimed swampy piedmonts at the elevation of 25-35 meters formed along the

Komarov Botanical Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences

KOMAROV BOTANICAL INSTITUTE of the Russian Academy of Sciences, situated at 2 Professora Popova Street, one of the leading botanical centres in the world. It was founded in 1931 on the basis of the Main Botanical Garden and Botanical Museum of the

Komarov N.P. the chairman of Leningrad Soviet in 1926-28

KOMAROV Nikolay Pavlovich (born Fedor Evgenyevich Sobinov) (1886-1937), a statesman and Soviet Party worker. Had been living in St. Petersburg since 1902. In 1912 he graduated from the city 4-grade technical school

Komarov V.L., (1869-1945), botanist

KOMAROV Vladimir Leontyevich (1869, St. Petersburg - 1945), botanist and geographer, Member of the Russian Academy of Sciences (1920), Vice-President (1930-36) and President (1936-45) of the Academy of Sciences of the USSR

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