Olga Anenkova was 6 years old when she and her family were sent to hard labor in the village of Belsko for her father’s activities as a Decembrist. Until then, she lives with her mother and father in Petrovsky Prison. The family then settles in
Elizaveta Beketova was born in 1834 in Orenburg. In 1854 she marries Andrey Nikolaevich Beketov – “father of Russian botany”, author of wonderful science books, scientist and public figure, initiator of the Higher Women’s Courses in Russia, and a member of many academies. Elizaveta Grigorevna
Nadezhda Alexandrovna was born on March 29, 1938, in a noble family in Sofievka, Novgorod province. She receives a serious home education. She marries V. Belozersky and in 1856 comes to St. Petersburg. She makes a “salon” in his mansion and every Monday famous St.
Nadezhda Vasilievna is the daughter of a court architect. She was born in the palace in Tsarsko village and her godmother is Empress Elizabeth Alexeievna, wife of Alexander I. Since childhood, she is surrounded by books and works of art. According to her brother Vladimir,
Maria Trubnikova’s father – Vasily Ivashev is from a very large and rich noble family, and her mother is French – Camilla Le Dante. At first, Kamila lives with her mother, who is a governess in the family of Major General Petar Nikiforovich Ivashev (1767-1838).
Olga Sergeevna Lebedeva (née Barshcheva; Russian: Ольга Сергеевна Лебедева 1854–after 1912) was one of the first to introduce Russian literature to Turkey. She is recognised for her pioneering contributions to the literary networks between the Ottoman and she Russian empires at the end of the 19th century. Lebedeva attended Kazan University, studying
Russian writer, author of the book “Tricks on Caucasus” published under pseudonym E. Hamar – Dabanov. She had the opportunity to get acquainted with the live of the Russian military on Caucasus being wife of the general N. E. Lachinov. The novel – pamphlet criticizing
Princess Dashkova’s Memoirs make it possible to follow the important events in her life from her personal perspective. Ekaterina Romanovna Vorontsova was born on 17 March 1743 in St. Petersburg in the family of Count Roman Ilarionovich Vorontsov. At the age of two, she lost
Nadezhda Vasilyevna was the daughter of a dvoryan architect. She was born in the palace in Tsarsko Selo and her godmother was Empress Elizaveta Alekseevna, wife of Alexander I. Since she was a child she was surrounded by books and works of art. According to
Her father, Vasiliy Ivanov, was descended from a very large and wealthy noble family, and her mother was the French woman Camilla Le Dantieau. She was the daughter of the governess in the family of a General – Major P. Ivashev. At first, she lived