Russian History (Part 2)

Historical Events

Events 101 - 200 of 888

  • 1741-12-05 -6] Russian princess Elisabeth Petrovna grabs powers
  • 1741-12-07 Elisabeth Petrovna becomes tsarina of Russia
  • 1742-12-01 Empress Elisabeth orders expulsion of all Jews from Russia
  • 1743-08-17 Sweden & Russia sign peace treaty
  • 1746-05-22 Russia & Austria sign treaty of cooperation
  • 1746-06-02 Russia & Austria sign agreements
  • 1751-09-13 Britain signs Austrian & Russian alliance
  • 1755-01-12 Tsarina Elisabeth establishes 1st Russian University
  • 1755-04-26 1st Russian university opens (Moscow)
  • 1755-09-19 Great Britain & Russia sign military agreement
  • 1756-12-31 Russia joins the Alliance of Versailles
  • 1760-09-28 Russian & Austrian army occupies Berlin
  • 1760-10-02 Russian/Austrian army evacuates Berlin [NS=10/13]
  • 1760-10-09 7 Years' War: Russian and Austrian forces occupy Berlin [OS=Sep 28]
  • 1760-10-13 Russian/Austrian army evacuates Berlin

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1762-06-28 Russian tsarina Catherine II seizes power, declaring herself Catherine II, the sovereign ruler of Russia

Empress of Russia Catherine the Great
Empress of Russia
Catherine the Great
  • 1762-07-17 Catherine II becomes tsarina of Russia upon the murder of Peter III
  • 1763-09-01 Catherine II of Russia endorses Ivan Betskoy's plans for a Foundling Home in Moscow
  • 1768-08-19 Saint Isaac's Cathedral is founded in Saint Petersburg, Russia.
  • 1770-07-05 Battles of Chesma and Larga between the Russian and Ottoman Empires.
  • 1770-07-06 Battle at Cesme: Russian fleet beats Turkish
  • 1774-07-21 Russo-Turkish War, 1768-74: Russia and the Ottoman Empire sign Treaty of Kuchuk-Kainarji ending the war.
  • 1783-04-08 Catherine II of Russia annexes the Crimea
  • 1783-07-24 Georgia becomes a protectorate of tsarist Russia
  • 1784-01-06 Turkey & Russia sign treaty in Constantinople
  • 1784-09-22 Russian trappers established a colony on Kodiak Island, Alaska
  • 1785-04-21 Catherine II of Russia confers on the nobility the "Charter to the Nobility", increasing further the power of the landed oligarchs
  • 1787-08-16 Turkey declares war on Russia (Russo-Turkish War 1787-92)
  • 1787-10-01 Russians under Suvorov defeat the Turks at Kinburn.
  • 1788-02-09 Austria declares war on Russia
  • 1788-06-11 Russian explorer Gerasim Izmailov reaches Alaska.
  • 1788-12-17 Russian army of Grigory Potemkin occupies Ocharov
  • 1790-07-09 Russo-Swedish War: Second Battle of Svensksund - in the Baltic Sea, the Swedish Navy captures one third of the Russian fleet.
  • 1790-08-14 Sweden & Russia sign Peace of Verela
  • 1790-12-22 Supposedly impenetrable Turkish fortress of Izmail stormed and captured by Suvorov and his Russian armies during the Russo-Turkish War (1787–92)
  • 1792-01-09 Russia & Turkey sign Peace of Jassy
  • 1792-05-19 Russian army enters Poland
  • 1794-06-23 Russian Empress Catherine II (Catherine the Great) grants Jews permission to settle in Kiev
  • 1794-11-09 Russian troops occupy Warsaw
  • 1795-03-28 Partitions of Poland: The Duchy of Courland, a northern fief of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth, ceases to exist and becomes part of Imperial Russia.
  • 1798-01-01 Russia appoints 1st Jewish censor to censor Hebrew books
  • 1798-12-24 Russia & Britain sign Second anti-French Coalition
  • 1799-06-22 Britain & Russia decide to invade Bataafse Republic
  • 1799-10-02 Duke of York & Russians capture Alkmaar in Netherlands
  • 1799-10-06 Battle of Castricum: Franco-Dutch army beats British-Russian army
  • 1799-10-10 Convention of Alkmaar: British/Russian invasion army departs
  • 1799-10-22 Russia leaves second anti-French Coalition
  • 1801-03-24 Aleksandr Pavlovich Romanov becomes Tsar Alexander I of Russia

BattleBattle of Interest

1805-11-11 Napoleonic Wars: Battle of Dürenstein - 8000 French troops attempted to slow the retreat of a vastly superior Russian and Austrian force.

French Emperor Napoléon Bonaparte
French Emperor
Napoléon Bonaparte
  • 1805-11-16 Battle at Schongrabern: Russian army stop French
  • 1805-12-02 Napoleon defeats Russians & Austrians at Austerlitz
  • 1807-02-08 Battle of Eylau ends inconclusively between Napoleon's forces and Russian Empire - 1st battle Napoleon isn't victorious
  • 1808-05-03 Finnish War: Sweden loses the fortress of Sveaborg to Russia.
  • 1808-09-13 Finnish War: In the Battle of Jutas, Swedish forces under Lieutenant General Georg Carl von Döbeln beat the Russians, making von Döbeln a Swedish war hero.
  • 1809-03-29 King Gustav IV Adolf of Sweden abdicates after a coup d'état. At the Diet of Porvoo, Finland's four Estates pledge allegiance to Alexander I of Russia, commencing the secession of the Grand Duchy of Finland from Sweden.
  • 1809-09-17 Peace between Sweden and Russia in the Finnish War. The territory to become Finland is ceded to Russia by the Treaty of Fredrikshamn.
  • 1811-02-02 Russian settlers establish Ft Ross trading post, north of SF
  • 1812-03-15 1st Russian settlement in California, Russian River
  • 1812-06-24 Napoleon Bonaparte's forces invade Russia crossing the Neman River
  • 1812-07-23 Battle of Mogilev Russia-Napoleon fights Tsar Alexander I
  • 1812-11-29 Napoleon's Grand Army crosses Berezina River in retreat from Russia
  • 1812-12-12 French invasion of Russia comes to an end.
  • 1812-12-14 The French Invasion of Russia, led by Napoleon, officially ends
  • 1814-02-10 Napoleonic Wars: Battle of Champaubert, the French beat the Russians
  • 1814-02-17 Battle of Mormant: French Imperial army defeat Russian Austrian forces (War of the Sixth Coalition)
  • 1818-11-21 Russia's Tsar Alexander I petitions for a Jewish state in Palestine
  • 1820-01-28 Russian expedition led by Fabian Gottlieb von Bellingshausen and Mikhail Lazarev discover the continent of Antarctica
  • 1821-08-04 Fabian Gottlieb von Bellinghausen and Russian polar expedition returns to Kronshtadt after becoming 1st to circumnavigate Antarctica
  • 1824-04-17 Russia abandons all North American claims south of 54° 40'N
  • 1825-02-22 Russia & Britain establish Alaska-Canada boundary
  • 1825-12-26 Decembrist uprising in Russia against Tsar Nicholas I begins [O.S. 14 December]
  • 1827-10-01 The Russian army under Ivan Paskevich storms Yerevan, ending a millennium of Muslim domination in Armenia.
  • 1828-02-22 Russia & Persia sign Peace of Turkmantsjai
  • 1828-04-26 Russia declares war on Turkey to support Greece's independence
  • 1828-08-27 The Russians defeat the Turks at the Battle of Akhalzic.
  • 1829-03-22 The three protecting powers (Britain, France and Russia) establish the borders of Greece.
  • 1829-09-14 Peace of Adrianopel: ends Russian-Turkish war
  • 1829-09-24 Russia & Ottoman Empire sign Peace Treaty of Adrianople
  • 1829-11-20 Jews expelled from Nikolayev & Sevastopol Russia
  • 1830-11-29 November Uprising: An armed rebellion against Russia's rule in Poland begins.
  • 1831-02-20 Polish revolutionaries defeat Russians in battle of Growchow
  • 1833-05-02 Russian Tsar Nicolas I bans public sale of serfs
  • 1833-07-08 Russia & Turkey sign defense treaty
  • 1837-02-10 Russian poet Alexander Pushkin is fatally injured in a duel with French officer Georges-Charles de Heeckeren d'Anthès (1/29 OS)
  • 1845-08-06 The Russian Geographical Society is founded in Saint Petersburg.
  • 1849-08-09 Hungarian Republic crushed by Austria & Russia
  • 1849-11-16 A Russian court sentences Fyodor Dostoevsky to death for anti-government activities linked to a radical intellectual group; his sentence is later commuted to hard labor.
  • 1853-08-08 Russian fleet appears at Nagasaki, Japan
  • 1854-03-28 Britain & France declare war on Russia (Crimean War)
  • 1854-09-20 Battle of the Alma: first major battle of Crimean War. British and French alliance defeat the Russians
  • 1854-11-05 Crimean War: British & French defeat Russian force of 50,000 at Inkerman
  • 1855-03-02 Aleksandr Romanov becomes tsar of Russia
  • 1855-09-08 British and French troops capture Sevastopol from the Russians, effectively ending the Crimean War.
  • 1856-03-30 Russia signs Peace of Paris, ending the Crimean War
  • 1856-04-18 Russian Chancellor Count Nesselrode resigns
  • 1856-04-29 Peace between Britain & Russia following the Crimean War
  • 1857-09-23 Russian warship Leffort disappears in a storm in the Gulf of Finland; 826 die
  • 1858-06-29 Treaty of Algun, China cedes north bank of Amur River to Russia
  • 1858-07-02 Partial emancipation of Russian serfs
  • 1860-06-12 The State Bank of the Russian Empire is established.

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 101 - 200 of 1,158

  • 1795-01-18 Anna Paulowna Romanova, monarch of Russia/daughter of Tsar Paul I
  • 1796-01-22 Karl Claus, Russian chemist (d. 1864)
  • 1796-06-14 Nikolai Brashman, Russian mathematician (d. 1866)
  • 1796-06-22 Nikoli A Poveloi, Russian writer/publisher (Sotsjinenija) [OS]
  • 1796-07-03 Nikoli A Poveloi, Russian writer/publisher (Sotsjinenija) [NS]
  • 1796-07-06 Nicholas I Pavlovitch, tsar of Russia (1825-55)
  • 1797-11-04 Aleksander A Bestuzhev-Marlinsky, Russian author
  • 1798-11-29 Alexander Brullov, Russian painter (d. 1877)
  • 1799-06-06 Alexander Pushkin, Russian writer and poet (Eugene Onegin) (5/26 OS)
  • 1799-12-12 Karl Briullov, Russian painter (d. 1852)
  • 1800-03-02 Evgeny Baratynsky, Russian poet (d. 1844)
  • 1800-11-23 Michail P Pogodin, Russian historian/author (Povesti)
  • 1801-11-10 Vladimir Dal, Russian lexicographer (d. 1872)
  • 1803-08-13 Vladimir Odoevsky, Russian philosopher and writer (d. 1869)
  • 1803-12-05 Fyodor Ivanovich Tyutchev, Russian poet (d. 1873)
  • 1804-05-01 Aleksey Khomyakov, Russian poet (d. 1860)
  • 1804-06-01 Mikhail Glinka, Novosspaskoye Russia, composer ("Jota Aragonesa", "Ruslan and Ludmilla") [OS=May 20]
  • 1804-08-30 Aleksandr I Polezjajev, Russian poet (Sasjka) [OS]
  • 1804-09-11 Aleksandr I Polezjajev, Russian poet (Sasjka) [NS]
  • 1804-12-16 Viktor Bunyakovsky, Russian mathematician (d. 1889)
  • 1806-04-03 Ivan Kireevsky, Russian literary critic and philosopher (d. 1856)
  • 1809-03-31 Nikolai Gogol, Ukrainian-born Russian novelist, humorist, and dramatist (Dead Souls, The Inspector-General)
  • 1811-03-03 Vissarion Belinsky, Sveaborg Finland, Russian author (Literary Review)
  • 1812-04-06 Alexander Herzen, Russian writer (d. 1870)
  • 1812-06-18 Ivan Goncharov, Russia, novelist/travel writer (Oblomov)
  • 1814-07-20 Ivan S Gagarin, Russian theologist
  • 1814-10-03 Mikhail Yurevich Lermontov, Russian poet/writer (Demon & other poems)
  • 1817-03-29 Constantine S Aksakov, Russian historian/poet
  • 1817-08-24 Aleksey Konstantinovich Tolstoy, Russian poet, writer and playwright (d. 1875)
  • 1817-09-05 Aleksei K Tolstoi, [Kozjma Prutkov], Russian poet/writer [NS]
  • 1818-04-29 Alexander II N Romanov, Tsar of Russia (1855-81)
  • 1818-10-25 Pavel Melnikov, Russian historian/author (V Lesach) [NS=Nov 6]
  • 1818-10-28 Ivan Turgenev, Russia, novelist/poet/playwright (Fathers & Sons) [OS]
  • 1818-11-06 Pavel Melnikov, Russian historian/author (V Lesach) [OS=Oct 25]
  • 1818-11-09 Ivan Turgenev, Russia, novelist/poet/playwright (Fathers & Sons) [NS]
  • 1819-12-18 Yakov Petrovich Polonsky, Russian poet (Stichotvorenija)
  • 1820-12-05 Afanasy Fet, Russian poet (d. 1892)
  • 1821-03-23 Aleksej F Pisemski, Russian writer (Clodhopper)
  • 1821-05-16 Pafnuty Chebyshev, Russian mathematician (d. 1894)
  • 1821-06-04 Apollon Maykov, Russian poet (d. 1897)
  • 1821-10-30 Fjodor Mikhailovich Dostoevski, Russian novelist (Idiot) [NS=11/11]

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1821-11-11 Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Russian novelist (Crime and Punishment), born in Moscow, Russian Empire (d. 1881)

  • 1821-12-10 Nikolai A Nekrasov, Russian poet, writer and publisher (Russkije Zjenjshiny)
  • 1822-02-13 Lev A Mej, Russian nobleman/poet
  • 1823-04-12 Aleksandr Ostrovsky, Russian playwright (Artists & Admirers)
  • 1823-09-26 Ivan S Aksakov, Russian journalist (Denj, Moskvitsh)
  • 1824-01-14 Vladimir Stasov, Russian art and music critic (d. 1906)
  • 1824-03-02 Konstantin Ushinsky, Russian educationalist, credited as the founder of scientific pedagogy in Russia
  • 1824-08-08 Maria Alexandrovna (Marie of Hesse), Tsarina of Russia (d. 1880)
  • 1825-03-09 Alexander F. Mozhaiski, Russian aviation pioneer (d. 1890)
  • 1825-06-24 Grand Duchess Alexandra Nikolaevna of Russia (d. 1844)
  • 1826-01-15 Mikhail Saltykov, Spas-Ugol Russia, satirist (Family of Noblemen)
  • 1826-07-11 Alexander Afanasyev, Russian folklorist (d. 1871)
  • 1827-01-02 Peter Semenov of Tian Shan, Russian explorer (d. 1914)
  • 1827-01-21 Ivan Mikheevich Pervushin, Russian mathematician (d. 1900)
  • 1827-08-28 Grand Duchess Catherine Mikhailovna of Russia (d. 1894)
  • 1827-11-30 Constantine P Pobedonostsev, Russian reactionary lawyer/senator
  • 1828-07-12 Nikolai Chernyshevsky, Russian philosopher (d. 1889)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1828-09-09 Leo Tolstoy [Lev Nikolayevich], Russian novelist (War and Peace), born in Yasnaya Polyana, Russia

Novelist Leo Tolstoy
Novelist
Leo Tolstoy
  • 1828-09-15 Aleksandr Mikhailovich Butlerov, Russian chemist (d. 1886)
  • 1829-11-16 Anton G Rubinstein, Russian pianist/conductor/composer [OS]
  • 1830-05-24 Alexei Savrasov, Russian painter (d. 1897)
  • 1832-12-27 Pavel Tretyakov, Russian businessman and patron of art, born in Moscow (d. 1897)
  • 1833-11-12 Aleksandr Porfirievich Borodin, Russia, composer (Robert LeDiable)
  • 1834-05-05 Viktor Hartmann, Russian architect and painter (d. 1873)
  • 1837-01-02 Mili Alexeyevich Balakirev, Nizhny-Novgorod, Russia, composer (Tamara)
  • 1837-05-27 Ivan Kramskoi, Russian painter (d. 1887)
  • 1837-09-14 Nikolai Bugaev, Russian mathematician (d. 1903)
  • 1838-03-15 Karl Davydov, Russian cellist (d. 1889)
  • 1839-03-21 Modest Petrovich Mussorgsky, Karevo, Russian composer (Boris Gudunov, Night on Bald Mt) [NS]
  • 1839-08-10 Aleksandr Grigorievich Stoletov, Russian physicist (d. 1896)
  • 1840-03-20 Illarion Pryanishnikov, Russian painter (d. 1894)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1840-05-07 Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Russian composer of the late-Romantic period (1812 Overture, Swan Lake), born in Votkinsk, Russia (d. 1893)

  • 1840-10-12 Helena Modjeska, Poland, Shakespearian actress (Juliet)/anti-Russian
  • 1840-11-15 Aleksei N Apuchtin, Russian poet/friend of Tsjaikovski [NS=11/27]
  • 1840-11-19 Aleksandr Kovalevsky, Shustyanka near Dvinsk, Russian Biologist who founded comparative embryology and experimental histology and who identified a common pattern of embryological development in all multi-cellular animals
  • 1840-11-27 Aleksei N Apuchtin, Russian poet/friend of Tsjaikovski [OS=11/15]
  • 1841-01-27 Arkhip Kuindzhi, Russian painter (d. 1910)
  • 1842-02-02 Yulian Vasilievich Sokhotski, Russian mathematician (d. 1927)
  • 1842-02-04 Vasili O Klyutshevski, Russian historian
  • 1842-08-30 Grand Duchess Alexandra Alexandrovna of Russia (d. 1849)
  • 1842-12-09 Pjotr A Kopotkin, Russian ruler/anarchist
  • 1843-09-29 Mikhail Skobelev, Russian general (d. 1882)
  • 1843-10-21 Mark M Antokolski, Russian/French sculptor (Peter the Great)
  • 1843-10-25 Gleb Uspensky, Russia, author (Power of the Soil)
  • 1843-10-26 Vasili V Vereshchagin, Russian painter (War & Peace)
  • 1844-03-18 Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov, Russian composer (Scheherazade), born in Tikhvin (d. 1908) (OS 6 Mar)
  • 1844-06-06 Konstantin Savitsky, Russian painter (d. 1905)
  • 1845-02-26 Alexander III, St Petersburg, Russian tsar (1881-94) (3/10 NS)
  • 1845-03-10 Alexander III A Romanov, Russian tsar (1881-94)
  • 1845-05-15 Ilya Mechnikov, Russian zoologist and bacteriologist known as the "father of natural immunity" (Nobel 1908), born in Ivanovka, Kharkov Governorate, Russian Empire
  • 1846-02-04 Nikolay Umov, Russian physicist (d. 1915)
  • 1846-05-30 Peter Carl Fabergé, Russian goldsmith and jeweler (d. 1920)
  • 1846-09-25 Wladimir Köppen [Vladimir Köppen], St. Petersburg, Russia, German Meteorologist and Climatologist who mapped and classified the climatic regions of the world (Köppen climate classification system)
  • 1847-03-31 Yegor Ivanovich Zolotarev, Russian mathematician (d. 1878)
  • 1847-09-20 Sergei G Netsjajev, Russian nihilist (Catechism Revolutionary)
  • 1847-11-26 Maria Fyodorovna, Princess of Denmark and Empress of Russia (d. 1928)
  • 1848-01-24 Vasily Surikov, Russian painter (d. 1916)
  • 1848-03-29 Aleksei Kuropatkin, Russian general/minister of War
  • 1848-05-15 Viktor Vasnetsov, Russian painter (d. 1926)

Famous Weddings


Famous Divorces


Famous Deaths

Deaths 101 - 200 of 735

  • 1836-10-17 Orest Kiprensky, Russian painter (b. 1782)
  • 1837-02-10 Alexander Pushkin, Russian poet and writer (Eugene Onegin), killed in a duel at 37 (1/29 OS)
  • 1837-03-13 Nikita P Panin, Russian diplomat/min of Foreign affairs, dies at 66
  • 1837-05-08 Alexander Balashov, Russian general and statesman (b. 1770)
  • 1837-06-19 Aleksander A Bestoezjev-Marlinsky, Russian writer, dies in battle
  • 1837-10-15 Ivan Dmitriev, Russian statesman and poet (b. 1760)
  • 1837-12-13 Herman of Alaska, Russian Orthodox hermit (b. 1756)
  • 1838-01-16 Aleksandr I Polezjajev, Russian poet (Sasjka), dies at 33 [OS]
  • 1838-01-28 Aleksandr I Polezjajev, Russian poet (Sasjka), dies at 33 [NS]
  • 1839-04-22 Denis Davydov, Russian general and poet (b. 1784)
  • 1842-10-19 Aleksey Koltsov, Russian poet (b. 1808)
  • 1844-07-11 Evgeny Baratynsky, Russian poet (b. 1800)
  • 1844-09-23 Alexander von Benckendorff, Russian general and statesman (b. 1783)
  • 1844-09-28 Pyotr Aleksandrovich Tolstoy, Russian general and statesman (b. 1769)
  • 1844-11-21 Ivan Krylov, Russian fabulist (b. 1769)
  • 1846-02-22 Nikoli A Poveloi, Russian writer/publisher, dies at 49 [OS]
  • 1846-03-06 Nikoli A Poveloi, Russian writer/publisher, dies at 49 [NS]
  • 1848-10-26 Vissarion G Belinski, Russian literature critic, dies
  • 1852-01-25 Fabian Gottlieb von Bellingshausen, Russian explorer who discovered the continent of Antarctica dies at 72
  • 1852-03-04 Nikolai Gogol, Russian writer and playwright, dies at 43
  • 1852-04-19 Vasili A Zjukovski, Russian folk poet/translator (Homerus), dies at 69
  • 1852-04-21 Ivan Nabokov, Russian general (b. 1787)
  • 1852-04-24 Vasily Zhukovsky, Russian poet (b. 1783)
  • 1852-06-11 Karl Briullov, Russian painter (b. 1799)
  • 1852-11-02 Pyotr Kotlyarevsky, Russian general (b. 1782)
  • 1854-11-05 Soimonov, Russian general, dies in battle of Inkermann
  • 1855-03-02 Nicholas I Pavlovitch, tsar of Russia (1825-55), dies at 58
  • 1855-07-07 Konstantin Batyushkov, Russian poet (b. 1787)
  • 1856-01-11 Nikolai I Nadezjdin, Russian archaeologist, dies [NS=Jan 23]
  • 1856-06-23 Ivan Kireevsky, Russian literary critic and philosopher (b. 1806)
  • 1857-02-15 Mikhail Glinka, Russian composer ("Ruslan and Ludmilla"), dies at 53
  • 1858-07-03 Alexander Andreyevich Ivanov, Russian painter (b. 1806)
  • 1859-04-30 Sergei T Aksakov, Russian writer (Bagrova-vnuka), dies at 67
  • 1860-09-03 Aleksey Khomyakov, Russian poet (b. 1804)
  • 1860-12-07 Constantine S Aksakov, Russian historian/poet, dies at 43
  • 1862-01-01 Mikhail Vasilievich Ostrogradsky, Russian physicist (b. 1801)
  • 1862-05-16 Lev A Ms, Russian nobleman/poet, dies at 40
  • 1862-05-28 Lev A Ms, Russian nobleman/poet, dies at 40 [5/16]
  • 1865-03-01 Anna Paulowna Romanova, great monarch of Russia, dies at 70
  • 1865-09-22 Heinrich Christian Pander, Russian zoologist, dies at 71
  • 1866-01-10 Pyotr Pletnyov, Russian poet (b. 1792)
  • 1866-05-13 Nikolai Brashman, Russian mathematician (b. 1796)
  • 1866-09-03 Konstantin Flavitsky, Russian painter (b. 1830)
  • 1869-03-11 Vladimir Odoevsky, Russian philosopher (b. 1803)
  • 1870-01-03 Konstantin Ushinsky, Russian educationalist, dies at 46
  • 1870-01-21 Alexander Herzen, Russian writer (b. 1812)
  • 1870-04-16 Anatoli O Demidov, Russian ruler of Donato/traveller, dies
  • 1871-09-23 Alexander N Afanasjev, Russian story teller, dies at 45
  • 1872-02-21 Pavel P Gagarin, Russian monarch/politician, dies at 82
  • 1872-09-22 Vladimir Dal, Russian lexicographer (b. 1801)
  • 1873-04-17 Fyodor Petrovich Tolstoy, Russian artist (b. 1783)
  • 1873-08-04 Viktor Hartmann, Russian painter (b. 1834)
  • 1875-09-28 Aleksei K Tolstoi, [Kozjma Prutkov], Russian poet, dies at 58 [OS]
  • 1875-10-10 Aleksey Konstantinovich Tolstoy, Russian novelist, poet and dramatist (b. 1817)
  • 1875-12-20 Michail P Pogodin, Russian historian/writer (Povesti), dies at 75
  • 1877-01-09 Alexander Brullov, Russia painter (b. 1799)
  • 1877-12-27 Nikolai A Nekrasov, Russian poet (Metshty into Zvuki), dies at 56
  • 1878-07-07 Yegor Ivanovich Zolotarev, Russian mathematician (b. 1847)
  • 1881-01-25 Konstantin Thon, Russian architect (b. 1794)
  • 1881-02-02 Aleksej F Pisemski, Russian writer (Clodhopper), dies at 59

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1881-02-09 Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Russian novelist (Crime & Punishment), dies at 59

  • 1881-03-13 Alexander II, Tsar of Russia, assassinated at 62
  • 1881-03-28 Modest Petrovich Mussorgsky, Russian composer (Boris Godunov), dies at 42 [OS=Mar 16]
  • 1882-05-29 Vasily Perov, Russian painter (b. 1833)
  • 1882-11-21 Sergei G Netsjajev, Russian nihilist, dies at 35
  • 1883-02-01 Pavel Melnikov, Russian historian/author, dies
  • 1883-02-13 Pavel Melnikov, [Petsjerski], Russian historian, dies at 64
  • 1884-04-04 Marie Bashkirtseff, Russian artist and diarist (b. 1860)
  • 1884-10-31 Marie Bashkirtseff, Russian painter (b. 1858)
  • 1886-06-14 Alexandr Ostrovsky, Russian dramatist (b. 1823)
  • 1887-02-27 Alexander Porfir'yevich Borodin, Russian composer, dies at 53
  • 1887-03-08 Pavel Annenkov, Russian literature historian/critic, dies at 73
  • 1887-03-20 Pavel Annenkov, Russian literature historian, dies at 73
  • 1887-03-24 Ivan Kramskoi, Russian painter and art critic (b. 1837)
  • 1888-03-24 Vsevolod Garshin, Russian author (b. 1855)
  • 1888-11-01 Nikolai Przhevalsky, Russian explorer (b. 1838)
  • 1889-01-27 Ivan S Aksakov, Russian journalist, dies at 65
  • 1889-02-26 Karl Davydov, Russian cellist (b. 1838)
  • 1889-05-10 Mikhail Saltykov-Shchedrin, Russian satirist (b. 1826)
  • 1889-10-17 Nikolai Chernyshevsky, Russian philosopher (b. 1828)
  • 1889-12-12 Viktor Bunyakovsky, Russian mathematician (b. 1804)
  • 1891-02-10 Sofia Kovalevskaya, Russian mathematician (b. 1850)
  • 1891-05-08 Helena Petrovina Blavatsky, Russian theosophist, dies
  • 1891-09-27 Ivan Goncharov, Russian author (b. 1812)
  • 1892-12-03 Afanasy Fet, Russian poet (b. 1820)
  • 1893-08-17 Aleksei N Apuchtin, Russian poet (Stichotvorenia), dies at 52[NS=8/29]

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1893-11-06 Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Russian composer of the late-Romantic period (1812 Overture, Swan Lake), dies of suspected cholera at 53

  • 1894-01-13 Nadezhda von Meck, Russian patroness of Pyotr Tchaikovsky (b. 1831)
  • 1894-03-12 Illarion Pryanishnikov, Russian painter (b. 1840)
  • 1894-11-01 Tsar Alexander III of Russia (b. 1845) Reigned from 1881
  • 1894-11-20 Anton Rubinstein, Russian composer (Dmitri Donskoi), dies at 64
  • 1894-12-08 Pafnuty Chebyshev, Russian mathematician (b. 1821)
  • 1896-05-27 Aleksandr Grigorievich Stoletov, Russian physicist (b. 1839)
  • 1896-08-30 Alexei Lobanov-Rostovsky, Russian statesman (b. 1824)
  • 1897-03-20 Apollon Maykov, Russian poet (b. 1821)
  • 1897-10-08 Alexei Savrasov, Russian painter (b. 1830)
  • 1898-10-30 Yakov Petrovich Polonsky Russian poet (Stichotvorenija), dies at 78
  • 1898-12-16 Pavel Tretyakov, Russian businessman and art collector, dies at 65
  • 1900-05-05 Ivan Aivazovsky, Russian painter (b. 1817)
  • 1900-06-29 Ivan Mikheevich Pervushin, Russian mathematician (b. 1900)