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Taganrog City Architectural Development Museum
The TAGANROG CITY ARCHITECTURAL DEVELOPMENT MUSEUM is housed in mansion designed by the architect Fyodor Schechtel in 1912 which belonged to merchant Sharonov. The majolica panel decorating the frieze of the building was produced by Abramtsevo workshop based on the sketches of renowned artists as Nicholas Roerich
Nicholas Roerich
, Mikhail Vrubel and Viktor Vasnetsov
Viktor Vasnetsov
. MUSEUM COLLECTIONThe museum has a seven-hall exposition that chronologically shows the architectural history of Taganrog
Taganrog
and the life of its inhabitants from the city's foundation until nowadays. In addition to old postcards, photographs and maps, it showcases unique samples of furniture and arts and crafts
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Pyotr Papkov
PYOTR AFANASIEVICH PAPKOV (Russian : Папков, Петр Афанасьевич, 1772-1853) was a Russian mayor-general and statesman. ALEXANDER I PALACE in Taganrog , official apartment of Papkov in 1816-1822. MILITARY CAREERPyotr Afanasievich was born in 1772 into a Russian noble family of Papkovs in Yekaterinoslav Governorate . January 1, 1784 he enrolled into the Taganrog dragoon regiment as cavalry sergeant-major (вахмистр). In 1787, Papkov was moved to Astrakhan dragoon regiment in the rank of cadet, and in 1790 into Tiflis
Tiflis
musketeer regiment in the rank of aide-de-camp. During Russo-Turkish War, 1787-1792 , Papkov's regiment participated in an assault on Anapa under command of General-en-chef Ivan Gudovich . For Anapa Pyotr Papkov was promoted to the rank of sub-poruchik
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The All-Saints Church In Taganrog
ALL SAINTS\' CHURCH (Russian : Церковь Всех Святых) ― is a Russian Orthodox church in the city of Taganrog , Rostov Oblast , Russia
Russia
. It belongs to the Diocese of Rostov and Novocherkassk of Moscow Patriarchate and was built in 1824 . HISTORYThe All Saints' Church was founded in 1810
1810
. Construction works continued for a long time and were completed only in 1824 . Just after that the church was consecrated and attributed to the Assumption Cathedral, which was the main church in the city and was demolished in 1938. In 1826 the Russian Empress Elizabeth Alexeievna donated 1000 rubles to the church after death of her husband, Emperor Alexander I . In 1837
1837
, the church was rebuilt in the form that currently exists today
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Russia
Coordinates : 60°N 90°E / 60°N 90°E / 60; 90 Russian Federation Росси́йская Федера́ция (Russian ) Rossiyskaya Federatsiya Flag Coat of arms ANTHEM: "Gosudarstvenny gimn Rossiyskoy Federatsii " (transliteration ) "State Anthem of the Russian Federation" Location of Russia
Russia
(green) Russian-administered Crimea
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Anton Chekhov
ANTON PAVLOVICH CHEKHOV (Russian : Анто́н Па́влович Че́хов, pronounced ; 29 January 1860 – 15 July 1904) was a Russian playwright and short story writer, who is considered to be among the greatest writers of short fiction in history. His career as a playwright produced four classics and his best short stories are held in high esteem by writers and critics. Along with Henrik Ibsen and August Strindberg , Chekhov is often referred to as one of the three seminal figures in the birth of early modernism in the theatre
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Ivan Vasilenko
IVAN DMITRIEVICH VASILENKO (Russian : Ива́н Дми́триевич Василе́нко, Ukrainian : Іван Дмитрович Василенко; January 20, 1895 – May 26, 1966), was a Russian Soviet author of children\'s books . CONTENTS * 1 Early years * 2 The literary career of Ivan Vasilenko
Ivan Vasilenko
* 3 Remembrance * 4 Works * 5 External links EARLY YEARSIvan Dmitrievich Vasilenko was born January 20, 1895 in the village of Makiivka , in Don Host Oblast (in present-day Donetsk Oblast
Donetsk Oblast
, Ukraine
Ukraine
) in a clerk’s family. Seven years later, his family moved to the city of Taganrog
Taganrog
proper. In 1912 Ivan Vasilenko
Ivan Vasilenko
graduated from the 4-year college and became teacher at a village school
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Anatoly Durov
ANATOLY ANATOLYEVICH DUROV (sometimes spelled Durow) (Russian : Анато́лий Анато́льевич Ду́ров) (1887–1928) was a renowned 20th century animal trainer . He was a member of the Durov family of performers who raised the quality and prestige of the Russian circus. BACKGROUNDAnatoly Anatolyevich's great-grandmother, Nadezhda Durova , was the first female officer in the Russian Army, who became a decorated soldier in the Russian cavalry during the Napoleonic wars
Napoleonic wars
. His mother, née Tereza Stadler, was a talented circus horse rider of German descent and owned the Bavarian Circus] Long and successful tours led her to make Russia her home. His father, Anatoly Durov, was born to an old noble family and broke with it to join a traveling troupe. Anatoly (Jr.) was a good acrobat, a magician, and a monologue reciter
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List Of People In Taganrog
This is a list of famous people who have lived in Taganrog
Taganrog
. Please add new people and also add the dates they lived in Taganrog, if known. CONTENTS * 1 Actors, Performers, Cinema * 2 Art & architecture * 3 Authors * 4 Russian Czars * 5 Governors and Governors-General of Taganrog
Taganrog
* 6 Military leaders, statesmen, war heroes, revolutionaries, politicians * 7 Music * 8 Pilots and explorers * 9 Religion * 10 Science, Heroes of Socialist Labor, Business people * 11 Sports * 12 See also ACTORS, PERFORMERS, CINEMA * Sergei Bondarchuk , actor and film director, Oscar (Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film ) of 1968, graduated from the Taganrog School Num
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Alexander I Of Russia
ALEXANDER I (Russian : Александр Павлович, Aleksandr Pavlovich; 23 December 1777 – 1 December 1825 ) reigned as Emperor of Russia from 23 March 1801 to 1 December 1825. He was the son of Paul I and Sophie Dorothea of Württemberg . Alexander was the first Russian King of Poland
King of Poland
, reigning from 1815 to 1825, as well as the first Russian Grand Duke of Finland . He was sometimes called ALEXANDER THE BLESSED. He was born in Saint Petersburg
Saint Petersburg
to Grand Duke
Grand Duke
Paul Petrovich, later Emperor
Emperor
Paul I , and succeeded to the throne after his father was murdered. He ruled Russia during the chaotic period of the Napoleonic Wars . As prince and emperor, Alexander often used liberal rhetoric, but continued Russia\'s absolutist policies in practice
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Mikhail Vrubel
MIKHAIL ALEKSANDROVICH VRUBEL (Russian : Михаи́л Алекса́ндрович Вру́бель; March 17, 1856 – April 14, 1910, all n.s. ) is usually regarded amongst the Russian painters of the Symbolist movement and of Art Nouveau
Art Nouveau
. In reality, he deliberately stood aloof from contemporary art trends, so that the origin of his unusual manner should be sought in Late Byzantine and Early Renaissance painting. CONTENTS * 1 Early life * 2 Controversial fame * 3 Abramtsevo period * 4 Decline * 5 Works * 6 References * 7 Further reading * 8 External links EARLY LIFEVrubel was born in Omsk
Omsk
, Russia to Anna Grigorievna (née Basargina) and Aleksandr Mikhailovich Vrubel
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Nicholas Roerich
NICHOLAS ROERICH (/ˈrɜːrɪx/ ; October 9, 1874 – December 13, 1947) – known also as NIKOLAI KONSTANTINOVICH RERIKH (Russian : Никола́й Константи́нович Ре́рих) – was a Russian painter, writer, archaeologist , theosophist , perceived by some in Russia
Russia
as an enlightener , philosopher , and public figure , who in his youth was influenced by a movement in Russian society around the spiritual. He was interested in hypnosis and other spiritual practices and his paintings are said to have hypnotic expression. Born in Saint Petersburg
Saint Petersburg
, Russia
Russia
, to a well-to-do notary public father of Baltic German ancestry and a Russian mother, he lived in various places around the world until his death in Naggar , Himachal Pradesh, India
India

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Gully Of Petrushino
GULLY OF PETRUSHINO (Russian : Петрушинская балка or Балка смерти from German : Todesschlucht) is a site on the outskirts of Taganrog
Taganrog
, Russia
Russia
at which 7,000 Soviet civilians were massacred by the German military in 1941-1943 during the Occupation of Taganrog
Taganrog

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Viktor Vasnetsov
VIKTOR MIKHAYLOVICH VASNETSOV (Russian : Ви́ктор Миха́йлович Васнецо́в; May 15 (N.S. ), 1848 – July 23, 1926) was a Russian artist who specialized in mythological and historical subjects. He is considered the co-founder of Russian folklorist and romantic nationalistic painting (see also neo-romanticism ), and a key figure in the Russian revivalist movement. CONTENTS* 1 Biography * 1.1 Childhood (1848–58) * 1.2 Vyatka (1858–67) * 1.3 Saint Petersburg
Saint Petersburg
(1867–76) * 1.4 Paris
Paris
(1876–77) * 1.5 Moscow
Moscow
(1877–84) * 1.6 Kiev
Kiev
(1884–89) * 1.7 Later years (1890–1926) * 2 Legacy * 3 References * 4 External links BIOGRAPHYCHILDHOOD (1848–58) Viktor Vasnetsov
Viktor Vasnetsov
was born in the remote village of Lopyal in Vyatka Governorate in 1848, the second of the six children
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Elizabeth Alexeievna (Louise Of Baden)
PRINCESS LOUISE OF BADEN (13/24 January 1779 – 4 May/16 May 1826) was, later known as ELIZABETH ALEXEIEVNA (Russian : Елизавета Алексеевна), Empress
Empress
of Russia during her marriage with Emperor Alexander I . Born Princess Louise of Baden, she was a daughter of Charles Louis, Hereditary Prince of Baden
Baden
, and his wife, Landgravine Amalie of Hesse-Darmstadt . She grew up in a close, warm family environment in Karlsruhe
Karlsruhe
during the long reign of her grandfather Charles Frederick, Margrave of Baden
Baden
. Princess Louise came to Russia in November 1792, when she was chosen by Empress
Empress
Catherine II of Russia
Catherine II of Russia
as a bride for her eldest grandson, Grand Duke Alexander Pavlovich of Russia, the future Tsar Alexander I
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Special
SPECIAL or SPECIALS may refer to: CONTENTS * 1 Music * 2 Film and television * 3 Other uses * 4 See also MUSIC * Special (album) , a 1992 album by Vesta Williams * "Special" (Garbage song) , 1998 * "Special" (Mew song) , 2005 * "Special" (Stephen Lynch song) , 2000 * The Specials
The Specials
, a British band * "Special", a song by Violent Femmes on The Blind Leading the Naked * "Special", a song on
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Fyodor Schechtel
FYODOR OSIPOVICH SCHECHTEL (Russian : Фёдор О́сипович Ше́хтель; August 7, 1859 – July 7, 1926) was a Russian architect , graphic artist and stage designer, the most influential and prolific master of Russian Art Nouveau and late Russian Revival . Baptised as FRANZ ALBERT SCHECHTEL (also transliterated as SHEKHTEL), he created most of his work as FRANZ SCHECHTEL (Франц Шехтель), changing his name to Fyodor with the outbreak of World War I . In two decades of independent practice he completed five theaters, five churches, 39 private residences, Yaroslavsky Rail Terminal and various other buildings, primarily in Moscow. Most of his legacy survives to date
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