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Kornilov L.G. (1870-1918), military commander, General

KORNILOV Lavr Georgievich (1870-1918), military commander, Infantry General (1917). Graduated from the Infantry Academy (1890), and the General Staff Academy (1896)

Kornilovsky Porcelain Plant

KORNILOVSKY PORCELAIN PLANT (59 Polyustrovsky Avenue), a public joint-stock company, producer of high-quality electrical products. Founded in 1835 by M.V. Kornilova, widow of a merchant involved in the crockery trade

Korobov I.K. (1701-1747), architect

KOROBOV Ivan Kuzmich (1700 or 1701-1747), architect and engineer, a representative of Petrine Baroque. He studied in Holland and Belgium as a retainer of Peter the Great (1718-1727). After he returned to St

Korolenko Street

KOROLENKO STREET (known until 1921 as Baskova Street, its owner"s name), is located between Nekrasova Street and Preobrazhenskaya Square. Laid out in the second half of the 18th century, it was renamed after V. G

Korolenko V. G. (1853-1921), writer

KOROLENKO Vladimir Galaktionovich (1853-1921), prose writer, publicist, public figure, honorary member of the Petersburg Academy of Sciences (1900; in 1902 along with Anton Chekhov laid down the title of academician in the protest against the

Korotkov N. S. (1874-1920), surgeon

KOROTKOV Nikolay Sergeevich (1874-1920, Petersburg), surgeon, Doctor of Medicine (1910). He graduated from Moscow University (1898). Korotkov moved to St. Petersburg in 1903

Kosheverova N.N. (1902-1990), film director

KOSHEVEROVA Nadezhda Nikolaevna (1902, St. Petersburg - 1990, Leningrad), film director, Honoured Worker of Arts in 1966. After leaving the acting school attached to the Free Comedy Theatre in Petrograd

Kosmonavtov Avenue

KOSMONAVTOV AVENUE is located between Kuznetsovskaya Street and Svirskaya Street, running across the Alexandrovskaya Settlement and Srednyaya Rogatka. Laid out in the 1960s and named in honour of Soviet cosmonauts

Kostenko M.P., (1889-1976), Electrical Engineer

KOSTENKO Mikhail Polievktovich (1889-1976, Leningrad), electrical engineer, Academician of the Academy of Sciences of the USSR (1953), Hero of Socialist Labour (1969). He graduated from Petrograd Polytechnic Institute (1918), and later taught there

Koster (The Bonfire), journal

KOSTER (The Bonfire) (1/20 Mytninskaya Street), a monthly illustrated literary journal for children and adolescents founded as part of the Children's Literature Publishing House, circulated from July of 1936 until 1946 (from 1942 to 1944

Kosyakov Vas. A., Kosyakov Vl. A., Kosyakov G.A., architects

KOSYAKOV family, architects, brothers, masters of Neo-Russian and Neoclassical styles. Vasily Antonovich Kosyakov (1862, St. Petersburg - 1921, Petrograd), graduated from the Civil Engineers' Institute (1885); from 1900

Kosygin A.N. the chairman of Leningrad Soviet in 1938

KOSYGIN Alexey Nikolaevich (1904, St. Petersburg - 1980), Soviet statesman, Hero of Socialist Labor (1964, 1974). After graduating from Leningrad cooperative technical school he worked in the cooperative system in Siberia

Kosygina Avenue

KOSYGINA AVENUE (in 1976-82 Ladozhsky Avenue), located between the junction of the Oktyabrskaya Railway Line and Kommuny Street. It was built in the 1970s as an extension of Zanevsky Avenue, and named after A.N. Kosygin

Kotelnikov G.E., (1872-1944), inventor

KOTELNIKOV Gleb Evgenievich (1872, St. Petersburg - 1944), inventor. After graduating from the Kiev Military School in 1894, he served in the military for three years, shifting to civil services in 1897. Upon his return to St

Kotlin, Island

KOTLIN, is an island in the east of the Neva Bay, in the Gulf of Finland. It is 23 kilometres west of Vasilievsky Island, 12 kilometres southwest of Gorskaya, and six kilometres north of Lomonosov

Kovaleva G.V. (1932-1995), singer

KOVALEVA Galina Vasilievna (1932-1995, Saint Petersburg), opera singer (coloratura soprano), People's Artist of the USSR (1974). Graduated from the Saratov Sobinov Conservatory under O.N

Kovalevskaya S.V., (1850-1891), mathematician

KOVALEVSKAYA Sofia Vasilievna (1850-1891), mathematician, writer. The first female mathematics professor in the world and the first female Associate of the St. Petersburg Academy of Sciences (1889). Came to St

Kovalevsky M.M., (1851-1916), historian, sociologist

KOVALEVSKY Maxim Maximovich (1851-1916, Petrograd), sociologist, lawyer, economist, political figure, Member of the St. Petersburg Academy of Sciences (1914). After graduating from the Faculty of Law of the University of Kharkov in 1872

Kozintsev G.M. (1905-1973), film director

KOZINTSEV Grigory Mikhailovich (1905 - 1973, Leningrad), director, script writer, teacher, People’s Artist of the USSR (1964). Studied first at the Kiev Painting High School, and from 1920 at the Higher State Art and Technical Workshops

Kozitsky Factory

KOZITSKY FACTORY (70, Fifth Line of Vasilievsky Island), a closed joint-stock company (from 1993) is the largest enterprise of the region making and servicing TV sets of the new generation

Kozlov P.K., (1863-1935), geographer

KOZLOV Peter Kuzmich (1863-1935, Peterhof), geographer, explorer of Central Asia and member of the Academy of Sciences of the Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic (1928). Graduated from the Infantry Military School in St. Petersburg in 1887

Kozlovsky M.I., (1753-1802), sculptor

KOZLOVSKY Mikhail Ivanovich (1753 - 1802, St. Petersburg), sculptor, representative of Classicism. Studied at the Academy of Arts from 1764 until 1773 under N.F. Gillet and A.P. Losenko, and became a member in 1794

Krachkovsky I.Y., (1883-1951), orientalist

KRACHKOVSKY Ignaty Yulianovich (1883-1951, Leningrad), orientalist, member of the Russian Academy of Sciences (1921) and the Academy of Sciences of the USSR (1925). Graduated from the Faculty of Oriental Languages of the University of St

Kraevedcheskie Zapiski (Notes of Regional Ethnography), periodical

KRAEVEDCHESKIE ZAPISKI (Notes of Regional Ethnography), a historic and ethnographic almanac published from 1993 until 2003 by the Museum of St. Petersburg History (eight issues). It contained articles and materials on various aspects of St

Kraevsky А.А. (1810-1889), publisher

KRAEVSKY Andrey Alexandrovich (1810-1889, Pavlovsk, of the St. Petersburg province), publisher, journalist, public figure. He graduated from the Department of Philosophy of Moscow University (1828), and in 1831 settled in St. Petersburg

Krakau A.I. (1817-1888), architect

KRAKAU Georg Alexander (Alexander Ivanovich) (1817-1888), architect, representative of the Academic School, one of the most influential experts on eclecticism. In 1826-39, he studied at the Academy of Arts

Kramskoy I.N., (1837-1887), Artist

KRAMSKOY Ivan Nikolaevich (1837-1887, St. Petersburg) was an artist and public figure. He studied at the Academy of Arts (1857-63) under A. T. Markov. He was a member of the Academy from 1869

Krasheninnikov S.P., (1711-1755), geographer

KRASHENINNIKOV Stepan Petrovich (1713, according to the other data, 1711 - 1755, St. Petersburg), geographer, member of the St. Petersburg Academy of Sciences (1750)

Krasin Icebreaker Museum

KRASIN, the world's only is floating icebreaker museum, member of the International Historic Naval Ships Association. Constructed in 1916-17 on the drafts of Vice Admiral S.O

Krasnaya Gazeta (The Red Gazette), newspaper

KRASNAYA GAZETA (The Red Gazette), a daily newspaper, at different periods an organ of the central, provincial, city committees of the All-Union Communist Party (of Bolcheviks) and the Petrograd/Leningrad Soviet

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