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Paediatric Medical Academy

PEDIATRIC MEDICAL ACADEMY, St. Petersburg State Paediatric Medical Academy situated at 2 Litovskaya Street, the first and only Russian higher education institution specialised in paediatricians' training

Page Corps

PAGE CORPS (The Imperial Page Corps), a closed privileged military educational institution, which trained pupils for court, military and civil service. It was based in 1759 as a court school for the preparation of pages (situated at 33 Millionnaya

Pahlen von der P.A. governor-general in 1797-1801

Pahlen (v. der Pahlen) Peter Alexeevich (Peter Ludwig) (1745-1826), count (1799), statesman and a military figure, Cavalry General (1798). Since 1760 had been attending military service; took part in the Seven-year war of 1756-63

Pakhomov A.F., (1900-1973), Artist

PAKHOMOV Alexey Fedorovich (1900-1973, Leningrad) graphic artist, painter, people's artist of the USSR (1971), full member of the Academy of Arts of the USSR (1964). Lived in Petrograd from 1915

Pakulin V.V. (1900-1951), artist

PAKULIN Vyacheslav Vladimirovich (1900-1951, Leningrad), painter, graphic artist, theatre artist. He studied at the Central School of Technical Drawing (1916-18, 1920-22) under V.N. Solovyev, V.B. Guretsky, and I.S

Pal K. Y. (1845-1910), entrepreneur

PAL Karl Yakovlevich (1845, St. Petersburg - 1910, St. Petersburg), entrepreneur, hereditary honorary citizen, first-guild merchant in 1884. After he left Annenschule in 1863 he devoted himself to business activities

Palace Coups (entry)

PALACE COUPS is a term used for coups of the state from the 18th to the beginning of the 19th centuries, in which persons not possessing a formal right to Imperial power usurped it

Palace for Young Creativity

PALACE FOR YOUNG CREATIVITY (until 1990 - Leningrad City Pioneer Palace, to 1991 - Leningrad City Palace of Youth Creativity) (39 Nevsky Prospect), opened on 12.2

Palace Grenadiers Company

PALACE GRENADIERS COMPANY, a special honour military unit, under the jurisdiction of the Ministry of the Imperial Court. The company was formed in 1827 and staffed with enlisted guards who had distinguished themselves in the course of the Patriotic

Palace Square

PALACE SQUARE, St. Petersburg's main square, the traditional location for city-wide festivities, and is part of the central square system of the Neva River's left bank

Palaces and Houses of Culture (entry)

PALACES AND HOUSES OF CULTURE, multifunctional club-type recreation centres, assigned to professional associations and factory workers' leisure organizations. They were established in Leningrad from the 1920s

Palaces for Weddings and Birth Registration

PALACES FOR WEDDINGS AND BIRTH REGISTRATION. The first wedding palace in Russia was opened in Leningrad in 1961, with the purpose of giving a more ceremonial and festival character to the formal and official procedure of registering "changes in

Palecek О.O., (1842-1915), singer

PALECEK Osip Osipovich (Josef) (1842-1915, Petrograd), opera singer (basso cantante), chamber signer, director, and teacher. A native of the Czech Republic, he studied music in Prague as an organist and as singer, studying under professor F. Tivodi

Palestinian Society

PALESTINIAN SOCIETY (before 1917, the Imperial Orthodox Palestinian society), a charitable scientific organization. It was created in 1882 on the initiative of Grand Prince Sergei Alexandrovich (president for life) with the purpose of supporting

Palkin Restaurants

PALKIN RESTAURANTS. Several Petersburg restaurants, owned by members of the Palkin merchant family. In 1785, A.S. Palkin, a native of Yaroslavl, opened a tavern under his name in St. Petersburg

Pallady (Raev) (1827-1898), Metropolitan of St. Petersburg and Ladoga in 1892-1898

PALLADY (born Pavel Ivanovich Raev-Pisarev) (1827-1898, St. Petersburg), religious figure, Honorary Member of St. Petersburg Academy of Sciences (1894). After graduating from Kazan Theological Academy (1852)

Pallas P.S., (1741-1811), naturalist

PALLAS Peter Simon (1741-1811), naturalist and traveller, member of the St. Petersburg Academy of Sciences (1767). A native of Germany, he did his studies in Germany, Great Britain and Holland. From 1768 to 1774, he headed the expedition of the St

Palmov I.S. (1855-1920), church historian

PALMOV Ivan Savvich (1855-1920, Petrograd), church historian, specialist in Slavic history, Doctor of Church History (1904), a member of Russian Academy of Sciences (1916; corresponding member of the St. Petersburg Academy of Sciences from 1913)

Pamyat (Memory), collection

PAMYAT (Memory), a collection of historic material (issues 1-5, 1976-82), published in New York by Khronika Press Publishing house (first issue) and in Paris by YMKA-Press (2-4 issues) and La Presse Libre (fifth issue) publishing houses

Panaev I. I. (1812-1862), writer, journalist

PANAEV Ivan Ivanovich (1812, St. Petersburg - 1862.), prose writer, poet, journalist. In 1830 graduated from the Boarding School for Nobles of the Petersburg University. From 1831-44 was in the government service

Panchenko А.М. (1937-2002), literature historian

PACNHENKO Alexander Mikhailovich (1937, Leningrad - 2002, St. Petersburg), historian specialised in Russian literature and culture, Member of the Russian Academy of Sciences in 1991, Professor in 1980. A member of the Union of Writers from 1980

Panin Family

PANIN FAMILY, a noble family, counts since 1767, known since the 16th century. Ivan Vasilievich Panin (1673-1736) and his cousin, Alexey Ivanovich Panin (1675-1762), Captain of the Semenovsky Life Guards Regiment

Panin-Kolomenkin N.A. (1871-1956), sportsman

PANIN-KOLOMENKIN (real name Kolomenkin) Nikolay Alexandrovich (1871-1956, Leningrad), athlete, coach, Merited Master of Sports (1940). He lived in St. Petersburg since 1885. He graduated from Department of Mathematics and Mechanics of St

Panina S.V. (1871-1957), political figure

PANINA Sofia Vladimirovna, (1871, St. Petersburg - 1957), countess, educator and patron of the arts, political and public figure. Came from the family of Count Panin. Panina was one of the wealthiest women in Russia

Panoramas (entry)

PANORAMAS, 1) A genre of fine art. The first panoramic view of St. Petersburg was created by artist A. F. Zubov in 1716. The most famous panoramas include: The Splendid Avenues by artist M. I. Makhaev (1753), Panorama of St. Petersburg by J. A

Panova V.F. (1905-1973), writer

PANOVA Vera Fedorovna (1905-1973, Leningrad), writer, script writer. She received no formal education. In 1940-41 lived in the town of Pushkin, including a month under German occupation

Panteleev Alexander Petrovich (1874-1948), film director

PANTELEEV Alexander Petrovich (1874-1948, Leningrad), film director, the Hero of Labour (1923). He studied in the Petersburg Technology Institute and took drama classes at the Theatre School (graduated in 1896)

Panteleev L. (1908-1989), writer

PANTELEEV L. (real name Eremeev Alexey Ivanovich) (1908, St. Petersburg - 1989, Leningrad), writer. He was born at 140 Fontanka River Embankment (the building has not been preserved) in the family of an officer, who was granted a hereditary title

Panteleev Y.А. (1901-1983), Admiral

PANTELEEV Yury Alexandrovich (1901, St. Petersburg; 1983, Leningrad), Admiral (1953), Professor (1962). Completed Classes in Navigation for Commanders of the Naval Forces of the Red Army Revolutionary Committee (1925)

Panteleymonovsky Bridge

PANTELEYMONOVSKY BRIDGE (in 1824-1827 known as Tsepnoy Bridge (Chain Bridge), in 1828-91 it was renamed into Panteleymonovsky Tsepnoy Bridge, in 1915-1923 called Gangutsky, in the 1920s Dekabrista Pestelya Bridge

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